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Address: Cebu City, Philippines
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Small-Group Cebu City Afternoon Fun Tour by Coach
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Good shopping

If u like to find the cheap shopping this is the place in Cebu to go lots of small stores to medium malls, but beware here is also lots of pickpockets.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Helsingborg, Sweden
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Helsingborg, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If u like to find the cheap shopping this is the place in Cebu to go lots of small stores to medium malls, but beware here is also lots of pickpockets.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A Marketing area. Many shops and restaurants, city center of cebu. Pollution and dirtiness every where.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for a leisurely stroll and pretty tourist shops to gather souvenirs, avoid this place. If you want to experience the energy of the oldest commercial street in the country and be amongst everyday Cebuanos, then come prepared to be immersed in a crowded but always moving urban population, and more than anything, go with the flow.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a long street that has a combination of old stores and new ones. It's like walking down Cebu's shopping history

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Cebu City, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We can buy affordable items. There are also malls, food shops and stalls and tiange. Its hard to park at the area. This is the downtown area. Just be careful and dont expose valuable items.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is considered as the oldest street in the Philippines but there is nothing left in terms of historical structure except for a landmark that it is the oldest street.

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Marikina, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Colon Street in Downtown Cebu is the Oldest Street in Cebu and in the Whole Country. It is also the shortest national road. Named after Christopher Columbus.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

"Oldest street" conjures up pictures of pre-colonial elegance, interesting architecture and history steeped ambiance....forget it! Anywhere else this street would be demolished and replaced. It is hot, dirty, unsavory , not safe after dark though you'll be ok if careful. Traffic pollutes the air all day. You can find safe havens like Jollibee's or the Gaisano mall but why go... More 

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Thank alsiriya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

See the oldest street in Cebu, and also the whole country. We just passed by the area riding an airconditioned van. To have a quick see of the commercial/trading history of the city, since we have the old (74 yrs old) and the young (7 yrs old) in our group. Mostly first timers in Cebu. I had first walked this... More 

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Bahrain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Oldest street in Cebu and full of junk shops, cheap clothing and mobile phones but it's worth a trip just to soak up the local atmosphere

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