Carbon Market

Cebu

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Carbon Market

An authentic, busy market for those looking to experience a true Asian marketplace. With its low prices and a wide array of fresh produce, it is hard to find a place with better deals and quality-price ratio than here.

Shopping

Shop till you drop or until the money runs out, which in a city with so many fantastic bargains isn't a stretch to imagine. Cebu is the country’s leading producer of hand-crafted products such as shell crafts, baskets and woven cloth fashion, accessories, silver and various gifts. Highlights of mall shopping include the downtown Ayala Centre, SM-Cebu and Gaissano Country Mall in Baniland; Colon Street has both small and large department stores. For some haggling adventure, the vibrant public market of Carbon on Briones and Calderon Streets sells just about everything over an area of seven blocks. For that something a little different and authentic, Lapu-lapu city on Mactan Island has a long heritage of guitar making and a number of factories are open to the public for purchases.