Good day tourists! I’m Bea your tour guide for today and now where going to explore and see the beauty of the Queen City of the South the Cebu City! Ok let start our tour with a prayer. (pray) now I would like to introduce our couch captain. Couch Alvin he is an experienced driver for 5 years and he will make sure that we will have a safe and happy trip. So are you all excited guys? Yes! And now lets have a headcount first starting with you.. 1 2.. Ok were all 30 thank you for your cooperation. I just want to say some few friendly reminders before I tell the history of Cebu. First always put your trash in proper disposal and second don’t leave your things unattended.
Ok guys? Did you know that on April 7 1521, Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan landed in Cebu. He was welcomed by Rajah Humabon, the king of Cebu, who together with his wife. Magellan, however, failed to successfully claim the island for the crown of Spain, having been killed by Lapu-Lapu, a king in Mactan Island on April 27, 1521 in the Battle of Mactan. On April 27, 1565, Spain colonized the area with the arrival of Spanish explorers led by Miguel López de Legazpi, together with Augustinian friar Andrés de Urdaneta, sailing from Mexico, arrived in Cebu. The Spaniards established settlements, trade flourished and renamed the city on January 1, 1571, from San Miguel to Villa del Santísimo Nombre de Jesús. During this six year period of exploration and settlements by the Spaniards, Cebu City was the capital of the Spanish East Indies. In 1901, the city was governed by the United States for a brief period, however it attained the status of a charter city in 1936 and was governed independently by Filipino politicians.
And now we will pass in Lahug were we can find the Taoist Temple located in Beverly Hills. LAHUG is a saga of growth and expansion. Lahug used to be a by-word of local air travelers. In 1967 airport operations were transferred to Mactan Island owing to a bigger airstrip and to...
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