Thursday, May 29, 2008
one of the most powerful landmark in Cebu City will definitely be its provincial capitol. located at the tip of the stretch of the Osmena boulevard along Escario street. it was built in 1937 as a symbol of Cebu's growth as a province.inside the capitol, you will see paintings that depicts Cebu's history. Cebu city being the oldest city in the Philippines was first reigned by rajahs and tribal rulers. now the province is headed by Governor Gwendolyn Garcia. she is one of the most influential person and the first woman governor of Cebu.the capitol stands both as a landmark and a powerful structure for the Cebuanos. on one side you will see a statue of Lapu-Lapu, the Philippines' first national hero.