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Cebu has the biggest number of Spanish watchtowers in the country. The Obong Watchtower was built in the 17th century and served as a lookout and place of refuge against Moro raiders coming from Mindanao. The remnants of these watchtowers can still be seen today....More
✔️ Obong watchtower.
This place is walking distance to obong spring. It needs to maintain properly its not clean to look at the sorroundings. Its old yet im sure there is a good story to this place. 😀😀😀
I was kinda disappointed when I reach the place because it was not maintained and the history of the place is not written in the watch tower. However, the structure of the tower reflects the history of Cebu.
This is a piece of historical importance if you are into rediscovering the history of Dalaguete. This watch tower was built to be used to lookout the Moro pirates coming over the island of Cebu. We have lots of this in other parts of Cebu...More
There is no cooler way to washing those drops of sweat after conquering Osmena Peak but Obong Spring. The water is very clear and blue and just a few meters away is the beach. There's a point here where the fresh and salt water meet....More
The Obong watchtower is a remnant of the Spanish occupation of Cebu. Along with the church in Dalaguete, it is most likely one of the oldest structures in the area. It is interesting to note that part of it was built with "bricks" made of...More