Ever wondered what is the Philippines’ oldest street? It Cebu’s Colon Street.
Colon Street, a 2 kilometers stretch of road at the heart of downtown Cebu City, holds the distinction of being the Philippines oldest street. Calle Colon was named after Christopher Columbus and it is now 446 years old. Imagine that!
Old Colon Street as depicted in a mural
At the end of this street, you will find the obelisk marking the end or beginning (depends on where you started) of the street of Colon. We took this picture around 9am on a Saturday and traffic was very light then. But come noon