Oslob Tourist Spot
THINGS TO DO IN OSLOB | TOURIST SPOTS [CEBU]
With its short distance from the city center of Cebu (about three hours of travel), it is no wonder that Oslob has been one of the favorite travel destinations of a lot of tourists who go to Cebu. What you might have heard about it is the famous whale shark, and yes this is something that you must personally witness. But aside from this, Oslob holds a lot of undiscovered gems when it comes to activities to do and places to go.
Must Read: Oslob Whale Shark Travel Guide
Oslob Tourist Spots, Heritage Sites
These baluartes or the watchtower of the town served the place in a lot of ways back then. It functioned as a form of guarding the village against the possible invaders coming from the sea. Out of the seven existing baluartes in the town of Oslob, the most accessible and comfortable to reach is the one built back in 1788 and is located at the Municipal Heritage Park.
Hailed as the oldest street in this town, Calle Aragones got it named from the name of the Spanish priest of the place back during the Spanish colonization era, Father Jose Aragones. The path of this road begins from the church itself heading to the barracks or also known as the cuartel.
4. Church Wall and Gates
Built back in 1875, these walls and gates were made to protect the town from Moro invaders. What makes these unique are the pyramid-shaped tips because this specific feature made it much efficient in protecting the town.
Formerly served as a barracks or a headquarters during the Spanish era, what remains now serves as the historical remains of what was once there. Though it is not complete in terms of the structure since it was stopped when the Americans came, the overall built and figure of it is still visible and evident.
6.Immaculate Conception Parish Church
Considered as one of the oldest church in the entire province of Cebu, this church stood firm amidst calamities. Though it was already restored a couple of times because of fire (back in 1955 and in 2008), they manage to make it appear just like the original. Thus, this place is a historical one.
7.Municipal Heritage Park
Sitting here while admiring the view of the mountains and the water is enough for your rest time to be a beautiful one. The benches available in the area allows you to sit in the middle of a busy day, and admire what nature has to offer.
8. Whale Shark
Oslob Tourist Spots, Natural Places
Because of the abundant source of sulfuric water, this water allows one to relax and be rejuvenated while taking a dip in the warm pool. Not only it is relaxing; some also believe that this is therapeutic. That is why a lot of people also go here to experience such warm bath.
Locally known as Toslob Falls, this falls found in Barangay Tan-away holds two activities which one must not miss in visiting the place. First, if the watching of the whale shark in the same area, and the second is the picturesque view of the actual waterfalls.
Oslob Tourist Spots, Off Island Destination
Sumilon Island: Oslob Tourist Spot/ Nearby attraction
From Barangay Tan-Awan, you have to ride a boat going to this island for about 15 to 20 minutes. The rich flora and fauna in this island will make you feel refreshed and relaxed. A day out of the busy town can be correctly spent here either with your friends or with your families.
Oslob Nearby Tourist Spots
12.Canyoneering in Badian and Alegria
Must Read: Canyoneering in Cebu Guide
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Boljoon Church a nearby Oslob Tourist Spot
Must read: Boljoon Church
See? Oslob is far more than just the whale sharks! Though the trip here might be tiring for some, I know that it will undoubtedly be worth it! Come here and see the beauty of Oslob. Have a Happy Trip!
Oslob Tour Packages
Oslob and Badian Adventure
If you are having a vacation in Cebu City, you can experience Oslob Whale Shark + Canyoneering in Badian Adventures. If you avail of the tour on the link below, you will be picked from your hotel and get returned at the end of the day.
A Day Experience at Bluewater Sumilon Island
Another attraction that might be of interest to you when visiting Oslob is Sumilon Island. You can visit this Island by booking the tour below.
Where to Stay in Oslob, Cebu | List of Inns, and Resorts
Listed below are various Inns, Resorts and other accommodation facilities to consider when visiting Oslob Tourist Spots.
You can book your room by clicking any of the links below. I suggest that you book immediately your room to avail the discounted rates that these facilities offer.
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