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Memorial Park with Giant Way of the Cross

Heard about the place for sometime. It is a place people go to for the way of the cross during holy... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
LeisureTraveler8888
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Cebu City, Philippines
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Just walk around & enjoy the history & people , I did a day tour with the travel agency close to my... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
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Banawa Hills, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 April 2014

Celestial Garden is more known as the Good Shepherd (the name of the road) or Tanchan (name of its owners). Years ago, the road going up is difficult and uphill. Ones penance would start from the Banawa road below going up to the gardens. Now,...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

It was our first visit. We decided to do something different this year's holy week. Celestial Gardens is a popular way of the cross destination for Cebuanos. It is really a memorial garden. The owners put up these bigger than life stations of the cross...More

1  Thank LeisureTraveler8888
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Heard about the place for sometime. It is a place people go to for the way of the cross during holy week. It is out of the way. A real sacrifice. It is at the end of a small street off the main street. The...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

The Good Shepherd Celestial Garden is a cemetery at the mountain side of Banawa, Cebu City but is has also become a major attraction during Holy Week because there are statues there where Christian pilgrims can do Stations of the Cross. Every year I do...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

It was our first visit. We decided to do something different this year's holy week. Celestial Gardens is a popular way of the cross destination for Cebuanos. It is really a memorial garden. The owners put up these bigger than life stations of the cross...More

1  Thank LeisureTraveler8888
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Boring nothing to see here shouldn't even be listed as a toursit attraction, infrastructure problems and zoning issues is the main reasons you cant see beaches like in hawaii too bad....

Thank bjm3456
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Just walk around & enjoy the history & people , I did a day tour with the travel agency close to my hotel , money well spent , tours are very expensive in the Philippines , this was quite cheap .

Thank Jeffrey B
Reviewed 8 May 2016

It's on top of the mountain. Quiet place. Statues are far from each other since it is used for Station of the Cross.

1  Thank DanetteBorongan
Reviewed 5 April 2016

This is the place for those who want to do the stations of the cross, and make a little sacrifice by walking through slopes for each stations. Each stations are strategically located far from each other and into a slightly hilly location. It is a...More

Thank Charmine A
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This is a must for those who would like to reflect on the passion and death of Jesus. This is a better place than going to the beaches during Good Friday. Bring umbrellas and sun block and don't forget the Way of the Cross Booklet.

Thank Lansdb
Reviewed 13 February 2016

This is one of my favorite places in Cebu to just get outside. Access seems to be unrestricted, though i wouldn't venture there at night. There is a very nice Stations of the Cross trail through some semi-forest, and other foot paths here and there....More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 27 September 2015

This is actually a cemetery but I didn't know it until we were on our way back. I initially thought it was just a park owned by a religious order because of the religious icons around. The view from here is awesome. It is for...More

Thank AiExplorePh
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