Cebu Provincial Capitol
Cebu Provincial Capitol
3.5
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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ybo7000
Zamboanga City, Philippines285 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Friends
Cebu provincial capitol is the seat of government of province of cebu. It houses the office if Governor and many other government agencies. The structure of the capitol is located at the end of osmena boulevard, it was beautifully built and well maintained. It's clean n well lighted even at night. Nice for picture taking.
Written May 11, 2023
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lovehols
Dublin, Ireland227 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021
A mix of neo-classical and colonial in design. Unfortunately we couldn't gain entry as this a working building. They were obviously carrying out their usual administrative duties. You can take (outside) pictures though. No problems with security.
Written July 28, 2022
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irenevff
Dasmarinas City, Philippines5,458 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020 • Business
the old capitol building is a wealth of both architectural design and history. renovated several times but it has never been replaced nor relocated. it stands prominently in the heart of cebu city where it acts like a guard to all of its residents.

it's not actually a tourist site but the governor is perhaps the greatest tourist attraction albeit she may be shy and reluctant to admit this.
Written December 16, 2020
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LolaGo1
Washington DC, DC6,628 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Solo
I heard some singing while walking near this attraction. I learned that people standing in front of the flagpole are government employees. They were doing their Flag Raising Ceremony (weekly, on Monday morning.

The gardens at the front of the Capitol are beautiful. There are two statues at these gardens. The upper facades of the Capitol are also equally intricate and beautiful.
Written March 2, 2020
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Czar Emmanuel
Manila, Philippines9,653 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2017 • Solo
This place is not really a tourist destination, but a simple landmark in the city. Visitors to the city, especially first-timers, go to this place just to have a souvenir photo taken in front of it. Nothing much to see here. It's just an ordinary building for some local government offices.
Written April 30, 2018
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Adam B
Cebu City, Philippines1,172 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2017 • Business
There is nothing to see or do at the capitol building for tourists, it is a place of work for the provincial government employees. Half the building was closed due to safety concerns after the 2013 earthquake and the remaining half is open but not to tourists as far as I know. The building is more impressive from Osmeña Boulevard than up close.

Sometimes there are events outside of the rotunda, especially at Christmas time.
Written February 18, 2018
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Max N
361 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2017 • Solo
I walked to this land mark from my hotel that was just about 5 minutes walk. The building could be seen from outside as it was a working day. For me it was nothing really special from outside unless I could walk in and see the interior design too.
Written December 27, 2017
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MijnlieverdFH
Tagum City, Philippines4,147 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2017 • Friends
From historical viewpoint this beautiful architecture was designed by the late famous Architect J.M. Arellano whose works include such iconic buildings as Manila’s Metropolitan Theatre, the National Museum of the Philippines and the Manila Central Post Office Building.

This building is patterned after the U.S. Capitol and standing where Osmeña Boulevard and kilometer zero start. It can be seen from the Osmena Avenue after the Fuente Osmena circle. Prominent from afar in the gleaming white building which is the pride of the Cebuanos.

This building was inaugurated June 14, 1938 by M.L. Quezon, the Philippine Commonwealth President.

We were only up to the garden, the frontage because it was office hours.
Written August 17, 2017
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chris
Cebu City, Philippines209 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2017 • Family
Although this building does not represent Cebu and is not that unique, this building is a landmark in Cebu that is worth a visit.
Written April 30, 2017
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David B
Rayong, Thailand9,566 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2017 • Friends
We had hired a taxi for the day and were driving from Cebu City to the mountain lookout to the east. We had not planned to visit Cebu Provincial Capitol, in fact I did not even know about it, but as we were driving past it looked so impressive I asked our driver to stop so we could have a look.

It was designed by the late famous Filipino architect Juan Marcos Arellano and is the seat of government of Cebu Province since it was built in 1937.

It is an impressive and beautiful building, the main feature being a u-shaped concave pediment capped with a cupola.

From ground level if you look up you will read the inscription "The Authority of the Government Emanates from the People".

It was worth stopping for a few minutes.
Written February 24, 2017
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