Inside Plaza Independencia
Friendly and Nonviolent Inside Plaza Independencia

Plaza Independencia is significantly located between Fort San Pedro and Casa del Gobierno de Visayas near pier area of the downtown city of Cebu. This tourist destination can easily be found when you are headed to SRP (South Road Properties) because the road from Plaza going to SRP is just connected.

Plaza Independencia
Welcome to Plaza Independencia

The plaza is a popular hangout for many local Cebuano’s and tourists living in the city. I do come here often and I notice most tourist visited this place are mostly Koreans. This place is crowded during weekends especially every Sundays. It’s very accessible a 5-minute walk from Sto. Niño n Cathedral Churches and 5-10 minute walk from the Cross of Magellan.

Miguel Lopez de Legazpi
This Historic Monument Inside Plaza Independencia is Built in a Memory of Miguel Lopez de Legazpi

You will also see an obelisk which is dedicated to the memory of Miguel Lopez de Legazpi, whom the first Spanish governor-general of the Philippines.

Reason to visit Plaza Independencia

  • Relax and Enjoy
  • Family Picnic
  • Hangout
  • Religion Debate
  • Zomba Dance
  • People Dating

If you ever visited this place you will notice that this plaza is like Fuente Osmeña Circle with trees inside the garden including plants and flowers with green grass it feels like a great place for relaxation. Also never forget that there is a children’s playground inside Plaza Independencia where all children can play and enjoy for FREE not just for hangouts but for families too. Children’s Playground Opens daily at 4 PM onwards.

If you haven’t been here, enjoy this 360-degree view from Plaza Independencia. This Plaza is free for anybody and always will be.

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