Cebu is one of the oldest
Spanish settlements in the Philippines. The Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan became the first European to visit the
area when he arrived in 1521. Spanish conquerors founded the city in 1565 and made it their capital until 1571.
Cebu (city, Philippines), also
Cebu City, chartered city of the central Philippines, on Cebu Island. The city, founded in 1565, is the capital of Cebu Province.
In addition to Cebu proper, the Cebu metropolitan area, known as Metro Cebu, includes the municipalities of Talisay and Consolacion,
and the cities of Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu (on nearby Mactan Island). Metro Cebu is the second largest metropolitan area in the
Philippines after metropolitan Manila. Roads connect Cebu with other points on the island, and the Mandaue-Mactan Bridge links
the city with Mactan Island and Lapu-Lapu. Cebu has an excellent harbor. Mactan International Airport is in Metro Cebu, on
FEATURED DREAM HOMES IN CEBU
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