Best Souvenirs to Buy in Cebu

Souvenirs are a great gift if you are traveling to places for the first time. But this isn’t always the case since most tourists buy souvenirs as a form of gifts to their families and friends back home. Regardless of whether you are a local or foreign tourist, we know that you are struggling to find the best souvenir shops in Cebu right now. Read the rest of this article to find out more!

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Traveling in Cebu might be your greatest achievement this year. While it is true that the best thing you can bring home with you is memories spent in this place, it wouldn’t hurt your budget to buy some souvenirs for your family and friends. In fact, there are a couple of souvenir shops here in Cebu where you can buy the cheapest gifts considering that you have many friends and relatives who are waiting for Cebu goodies.

List of Cebu Souvenirs & Delicacies

If you are wondering what souvenirs should buy, here’s a list of gifts.

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  • This is the most common souvenir tourists buy whenever they are in Cebu. This comes in different sizes and designs. The price depends on the quality of the product and usually, it ranges from P25 to P40. You can buy this anywhere around the area you are in right now.

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Dried Mangoes and Otap

  • Forget about material stuff first because dried mangoes and otap are one of the best souvenirs you can buy from Cebu! If you have friends or family members who are fond of eating these two, don’t hesitate to buy a couple of packs for them.

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Image of Sto. Niño

  • We all know that Sto. Nino is the patron saint of Cebu, making it the best place where you can find the best images of Sto. Nino that vary in sizes and prices. You can find this near churches. Try to buy it with some other sacred souvenirs like rosaries and bracelets.

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Island souvenirs

  • This, in general, is composed of t-shirts with “I Love Cebu” prints, ref magnets, wallets, hats, necklaces, bracelets, and a lot more that can be found in shops near beaches. Don’t hesitate to enter souvenir shops because you might find the best gifts inside!

Lechon Cebu

  • Who would forget the best of all Lechon in the country? Lechon Cebu, though perishable, is the best souvenir you can buy from this province. It is recommended that you buy it hours before you travel back home so you can still bring it home fresh and delicious. You may read about our article on about best Lechon Cebu places so you would have an idea where you can buy this food.

The list of souvenirs above is the best yet, but you can always search for something unique when you enter a souvenir shop. Don’t forget to buy enough pasalubong for your family and for yourself. This might be your first time going to Cebu so it’s ideal to have something that reminds you of your travel.

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