Mandaue City News
Butuanon River Dredging Location. Aerial View over the mouth of Butuanon River, Pakna-an 6.5 ha Urban Poor Housing Subdivision, and Mandaue City Umapad Landfill.
The City of Mandaue was founded in April 7, 1521, when a "Cove of Cebu", called Mandawe, was sighted by a Spanish expedition led by Ferdinand Magellan. The "Cove of Cebu", which is located in the present Barangay Tipolo, became the host to the first facility in the country. Its establishment marked the origins of the industrialization of the country as it helped in the promotion and sustainability of the Acapulco Trade which took place at that time.
In 1571, Legaspi established the country's first dry dock complex on the shoreline of Tipolo, Mandaue, in order to hasten the colonization of t ...
Labeled as the "Furniture Capital of the Country", Mandaue City stands with God-given magnificence and pride. Mandaue City is well known for its numerous and cascading business establishments, enduring culture, artistry and of course, unique tastes of delicacies that is worth home bringing. With a travel of less than an hour from the Cebu City proper, time wont be a torrid torrent of boring episodes as one find itself venturing along one of the Philippines illuminated city.
So take a peek and enjoy the splendid drama of Mandaue City from small steps to gigantic dreams of progress.
The city of Mandaue and the festival is named after the vine (some say tree) that grew in abundantly in the shores of the Cove of Cebu. The cove was first sighted by Ferdinand Magellan on 7 April 1521 while in search for food and supplies. On the site a settlement was then built. The discovery of the cove, present day Tipolo, brought about the establishment of the first dry docking facility in the islands. In 1565, Miguel Lopez de Legazpi came back to the Philippine archipelago after almost 5 decades from the death of Ferdinand Magellan and built the Philippines' first dry dock in the shores o ...
Mandaue and the festival is named after a tree that grew in abundantly in the shores of the Cebu.The cove was founded by Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan on April 7, 1521 while in search for food and supplies. On the island a settlement was then built. The discovery of the cove, present day Tipolo, brought about the establishment of the first dry docking facility in the islands. In 1565, the Spanish explorer Miguel López de Legazpi arrived in the Philippines after five decades after the Magellan expedition and built the Philippines' first dry dock in the shores of Tipolo, about a few me ...
My parents came to Cebu without a clue as to what lies ahead of them. But soon they were able to find the perfect place after transferring from one place to the other. They found their soles on the soils of Mandaue City and this is where my love affair for my hometown began.
Sometimes I believe that travellers to Cebu City may have taken for granted my hometown since there's really nothing worth checking out here. I could almost imagine some travellers flying in from the Mactan Cebu International Airport snubbing Mandaue City as they pass by the Marcelo Fernan Bridge. If I were that travell ...