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Address: Cebu City, Philippines
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maybe more police/security visibility, and be more cleaner. great potential to market as the Shibuya crossing of the Philippines.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Cebu City, Philippines
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Subic, Philippines
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289 reviews 289 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I dont really know what to write here as the street is nothing. Crowed, noisy and it is not a place for people that like to walk as you never knows with the filipino drivers

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Cebu City, Philippines
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

maybe more police/security visibility, and be more cleaner. great potential to market as the Shibuya crossing of the Philippines.

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Darwin, Australia
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4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Busy, full to bursting, jostling, sidewalks so full of vendors and pedestrians that it can get gridlocked. Bargains galore. Wan't a rubber stamp? Wallay Problema! They cut it while you wait. Shoe repairs. They will sew the soles back on your sneakers in 15 minutes. Need a document notarised. Sure can...except the attorney may NOT be genuine... So better give... More 

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London
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92 reviews 92 reviews
25 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Yep yep, you want some real news in Cebu, then go to colon. Of course like anywhere downtown you gotta be safe, but it ain't no thang but a chicken wing in colon. Nice place to shop for bargains and food.

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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201 attraction reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This street is full of shopping malls, hotels and eating places. It's in the old section of Cebu City. So many people! Be careful of your belongings here! Many of the jeepneys start/stop in one of the streets that is connected to Colon Street. So, I guess you could go almost anywhere from here.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

a lot of rubbers around even children with innocent faces does crime. Sad to know that tourists like me had a fear for such place like mentioned.

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Dumaguete City, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Yeahh..Crowded 'n hot, but it's okay! As long as there are a lot of cheap things to buy after a long walk in the street. HAA :D

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Mandaue, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Busiest and most populated and lots of traffic, yet will always be a part of Cebu's history as its oldest street :) If SM got it all for you? Colon does as well for affordable prices.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

At the heart of Cebu's downtown. You can find anything here. Keep an eye on you valuables. This part of Cebu is so crowded and busy that if you might even get lost here on a wrong turn. Here you can also find the different mall of the Gaisanos

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Quezon City, Philippines
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Don't fail to experience walking along the street of Colon which is the oldest street in the Philippines and named after Christopher Columbus. Though Cebu City has become a bustling economic zone, the street will remind you of Cebu's rich historical legacy.

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