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Address: Cebu City, Philippines
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Busiest Street in Cebu ever!

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Mandaue, Philippines
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Mandaue, Philippines
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

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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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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Cebu City, Philippines
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Very busy place where you need to fight with people in order to pass (just an exaggeration). Every type of merchandise is available for purchase and of course, my favorite which is the calesa ride at 10php/pax. Your Colon adventure won't be complete without that. In most days, the crowd's just overwhelming. A lot of people flock here every hour... More 

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Tromso, Norway
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This Is a place for advanced + travellers. Its not like the bigg shopping malls In Cebu(Ayala, SM). This Is a real downtown shopping street were you have to look out for your valuables. Also the place to find the things you cant find in the bigger shopping malls, for a good price. Keep your hands on your valuables when... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This street and the markets were unlike anything I have ever witnessed in my life. The traffic is chaotic, the streets are filled with people, the markets are everywhere... But it's fun because of all of that. At first I was overwhelmed by how busy it was, but once you cross the street a couple times, and find some great... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

A shoppers delight. Every type of merchandise is on sale along this street; all at a reasonable price.

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Mandaluyong, Philippines
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

When we arrived at Colon street, it felt that we did not leave Manila at all. The setting is almost the same as Quiapo but there is one difference I noticed, Colon street is definitely cleaner than Quiapo.

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Dumaguete City, Philippines
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

theres a lot of shopping areas and some restaurants. but you better be careful for pick pocketer. always make sure your valuables are safe and always watch for those people in front or behind you. never mind wearing jewelries here....

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Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

There is really nothing much to see and nothing special in this "historic and bargain" place. It is just a street.

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