The town of Samboan is located close to the southern tip of Cebu. It is one of the oldest towns in the island and has a good number of heritage structures history lovers may want to visit. These heritage sites include the Boluntaryo Monument, Escala de Jacob, the San Miguel Arcangel Church, and Museo de Samboan. The town also has numerous natural attractions, including the Aguinid Falls, Dao Falls, and a marine sanctuary.
The Campanario de Antigua of Samboan is a watchtower was built under the supervision of Fr. Toribio Gerzon, the parish priest of the town. It is situated around 200 feet above sea level and was a part of the fortifications built at the initiative of Fr. Julian Bermejo.
The Campanario de Antigua is located at the town plaza where the other heritage structures of Samboan are located. You can reach the town by getting on a bus headed for Samboan at the Cebu South Bus Terminal. Since the trip to the town takes around four hours depending on the traffic, you can bring with you a pack of Peanut Browas, Toasted Mini Mamons, or Butterscotch so you can have something to snack on.
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