The religious celebrations of the Inasal Festival center around the Sta. Teresa de Avila Parish Church. (Image: Cebu by Junn Ofredo)
Since you are already in Talisay City, you can also visit the following tourist spots in the city.
is a park that is home to crocodiles, iguanas, mynas, Palawan bearcats, and other endangered animal species. The park has around a hundred species of animals on display. You may even be lucky enough to see them feeding the crocodiles, which is quite a sight to see.
How to get there: Ride a jeepney marked 42D to Barangay Dumlog, Talisay City. From here, you can ride a tricycle to Crocolandia.
Sta. Teresa de Avila Parish Church. Visiting the Sta. Teresa de Avila Parish Church during the Inasal Festival is a no-brainer. Aside from being the parish church of the patron saint of the city, it is also one of the oldest churches in the country. Its distinctive Greco-Roman architecture can pique the interest of culture lovers out there.
How to get there: Take a jeepney headed for Talisay City proper. The church is located close to the old city hall of Talisay City.
Igutan Cave. The Igutan Cave is ideal for adrenaline junkies looking to explore a cave close to metro Cebu. While the cave is only around a hundred meters long, the small passageways make it challenging to reach its main chamber.
How to get there: Take a jeepney marked 41D to Tabunok, Talisay City. From here, you can get on a motorcycle for hire going the Mananga River junction. The cave is located a few minutes away from here.
The Inasal Festival is just one of the many festivals celebrated in Cebu. However, what makes it unique is that it promotes the heart-stopping scrumptious meat dish that made the city famous in the archipelago.