After Sirao Flower Garden (Sirao Mini Amsterdam), the newest tourist destination that Cebuanos is crazy about. Buwakan ni Alejandra officially opens last May 08, 2017. Buwakan means a bunch of flowers in plain English. A 50 minute travel time starting from JY Square Mall in Lahug, Cebu going to Barangay Gaas in Balamban. Visitors (Local or Tourists) will definitely enjoy more than 200 types of flowers.
Barangay Councilor Eleuterio Gentapa, 37 years of age, chairperson of the committee on tourism, and husband of the owner of the land where the Buwak ni Alejandra sits, was the landscape of the picturesque garden.
This could also be a great bonding time for family, away from heavy traffic and pollution in the city.
Flowers to be Seen
- Wax Begonia
- Angel Trumpets
Who is Alejandra and Why is it called Buwakan ni Alejandra?
According to Sunstar a local newspaper in Cebu. They called it Buwakan ni Alejandra because you can really see flowers (Buwak) in the garden. Alejandra is actually Gentapa’s mother-in-law. The story of his mother-in-law had told them about an incident that happened during the Japanese occupation.
Buwakan ni Alejandra Entrance Fee
Adults – ₱50.00
Children – ₱20.00 (8 years old and below)
Address: Balamban, Cebu City
Buwakan ni Alejandra is opening all days of the week from 7 AM to 5 PM.
If you plan to visit Balamban this coming weekend, don’t forget to drop by this place. It’s a wonderful destination when you also love going to the mountainside and experiencing cool temperatures and the fog that creeps in at certain times of the day.
If you don’t have time to come over well, just relax and enjoy this 360-degree image. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.
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Have you been to Buwakan ni Alejandra? What is your experience? Please leave a comment down below!