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Tops Lookout

Busay Hills and Nivel Hills | Lahug, Cebu City 6000 , Philippines
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Ranked #8 of 33 Attractions in Cebu City
Type: Observation Decks/ Towers, Landmarks
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Type: Observation Decks/ Towers, Landmarks
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

I'd say this is worth a trip and after all there isn't much else to see in Cebu tourism wise...it is likely to feature on any tour a cab driver or hotel will try to sell you. You get what you expect: a nice view of Cebu city from the mountains, down across the city, towards Mactan Island (where the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I really enjoyed the view of the whole area from tops. Be sure to bring your camera. I have done the day trip and I have been told that the night trip is equally breathtaking. It is a long trip up a hill on a motorcycle with a driver. Be prepared for that, but it is worth it.

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Cebu
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Because I now live in Cebu , TOPS has become a "must go" whenever I have guests in town. Over the years we have seen many changes in TOPS, sadly, none for the good. My last visit, in August 2014, I was stunned to be asked for a fee, just to park my car. Seems the owner must also realize... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Because it is early morning when we arrived and it is week day thus there is no other visitors except us. The location is nicely located sitting on top of the Mountain that had a more than 180 degrees view of the lower portion of Cebu Province. a semi circular building was nicely design in such a way every series... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Nice spot to take photos great views nothing special ! Little food outlets. Small fee to park and look

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Top Contributor
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

went with friends. enjoyed the ride, but when we got there, 'twas nothibg special. the scenery was good especially late in the afternoon,but not that special.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Hired a taxi for 3 hours to take me there, 1500p (about US40). (November 2014) Picked up and drop off from hotel. Drive up the mountain not too bad, not great views from the roadside. The last section is all green then arrive at car park. 100p admission. There is a cafe and rest rooms. Easy stroll to viewpoint which... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The view is great on a clear day but in my several visits I haven't struck such a day. You have to pay for admission which , although cheap, I think is very poor . It should be subsidised by the municipality if they want to promote Cebu City tourism. There is nothing within the area except a few vendors... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This visit was certainly worth the enjoyable car ride up seeing all the views and sights on the way there. We preferred to go in daylight to catch the view but told it is very pretty at dusk/evening to see all the lights of the city. Took plenty of photos. Then had a snack and drink as a few snack... More 

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Cebu City, Cebu City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

You can see the whole the city of cebu. you better visit there before sunset. and slowly slowly can see the lights of the city. it's pretty cold at night. prepare long sleeves. also bring a camera can take a night vision...

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