Mount Kan-irag/Sirao Peak - Things to Know Before Visiting
Sirao, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines
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About Mount Kan-irag/Sirao Peak
The Kan-irag Nature Park is a watershed and nature park in the uplands of Cebu City, Philippines that opened in the mid-2000s. It was once a bald mountain, but due to reforestation with native trees, the area became a functioning watershed. It is home to about 27 native bird species, such as the emerald dove, Asian glossy starling, the collared kingfisher, the black-naped oriole, and the olive-backed sunbird. The park's size is 71 hectares
Attractions Near Mount Kan-irag/Sirao Peak
The Taoist Temple which is located in Beverly Hills, is one of the highlights of Cebu. The temple is beautiful with lots of carved dragons and colours and it has great views of Cebu being so high up a mountain. The taoist which is built on a hillside has a towering multi-tiered attraction. Because the temple is open to both worshipers and non-worshipers, it has now become a tourist attraction in Cebu.
The Cebu Provincial Capitol building can be considered as one of the iconic buildings in the City of Cebu. It is one of the oldest structures of its kind in the whole archipelago and drew its inspiration from the US Capitol building. It stands at the starting point of kilometer zero and Osmeña Boulevard. It is located 1 kilometer away from the Fuente Osmeña Circle, another structural icon in the city.
A huge sports complex which was located in the heart of Cebu and it is also renown for so many programmes and it is one of the landmarks in the town.
Museo Sugbo is located in the former Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center, the provincial jail of Cebu. It is now the Cebu Provincial Museum. Cebu MuseumThe Museo was designed by Domingo de Escondrillas in 1869. It was originally proposed to be the main prison for the Visayan District because of its somewhat considerable size when it was constructed. The construction started in 1871. It was believed that the coral blocks from the demolished Parian Church were used to build parts
Jose R. Gullas Halad Museum is a musically-themed museum in Cebu City, the Philippines that pays homage to the musical heritage of Cebu. This museum is operated under the Tipiganan sa mga Handumanan sa Kanta ug Kinaiyang Sugbuanon Foundation. It is located along V. Gullas St.and D. Jakosalem St. Cebu City, which used to be the old building of The Freeman Newspaper and now houses Cebuano and Visayan musical treasures and memorabilia.
The Lapu-Lapu Shrine is a 20-meter bronze statue located in the Mactan Shrine park in Punta Engaño, Mactan Island, Cebu. The statue was erected to honor Rajah Lapu-Lapu, the native chieftain of Mactan Island who defeated Ferdinand Magellan during the historic Battle of Mactan in 1521. The Lapu-Lapu Shrine is inside a plaza commonly known as the Magellan Shrine park that commemorates the events of the Battle of Mactan. Thousands of foreign and local tourists visit the park every year.
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Discover More Attractions in Cebu City, Where Mount Kan-irag/Sirao Peak Is Located
It is the regional center of Central Visayas and is the seat of government for the province of Cebu. The city is a significant center of commerce, trade, and education in the Visayas.