Toledo Treasures

Toledo Treasures, Toledo, Philippines (B)

Forty-five kilometers west of Cebu City or a 1-hour/100-peso van ride that cuts across the width of the province lies the city of Toledo, where one can take a barge to get to the province of Negros Occidental. But wait, don't go aboard the barge yet. Spend some time checking out this city's little gems.

A pleasant surprise awaits history buffs in Toledo City. Sitting just behind the unused Toledo City Hall are World War II foxholes, silent witnesses to a significant time. These foxholes were built in 1942 and were used by the United States Armed Forces in the Far East (USAFFE). You can read more about it here.

This park by CEBECO (Cebu Electric Cooperative) is the local teenager's hangout. The park is not especially big, but it is free for use and has open cottages built over a pond. What charmed me though were not the open cottages nor the pond, but the island in the center of the pond: the island of Cebu! Every city and municipality of the province is represented and it was like touring the entire province in just a few dozen steps. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Toledo Treasures
Guide Location: Philippines » Toledo
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Mustachio Ventures
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Toledo City Hall
  • ECAP (CEBECO) Consumers Park
  • Capilla Sta Ana and Museum