Located on top of the hill in barangay Busay in Cebu City, Temple of Leah is seven storeys high, and covers a land area of more than 5,000 square meters. The gate opens to a driveway that leads to the main courtyard, with granite floors and a marble fountain at its center.
HOW TO GET THERE
✓ OPTION 1
Entry Point is in Mactan Cebu Airport.
Ride a Mybus from Mactan Cebu to SM Cebu City. Fare is around 40 PHP ( SGD 1 ,$0.8, € 0.7). Travel time is around 30mins to 1 hr.
Then, Ride a jeep with a route code 04L. Stop at JY Square Mall. Fare is around 8 PHP ( SGD 0.2 ,$0.15, € 0.12). Travel time is around 20mins to 45mins (depends on the traffic).
Then, ride a Habal-Habal (local term of a motorcycle for hire). You can easily locate the Habal-Habal drivers because they are shouting Sirao or Temple of Leah. Or in my case they will ask you.
✓ OPTION 2
Entry Point is Pier 1 Cebu.
Then, Ride a jeep with a route code 02B. Stop at Colonnade Mall. Fare is around 8 PHP ( SGD 0.2 ,$0.15, € 0.12). Travel time is around 15mins to 30mins (depends on the traffic).
After that, you can ride a jeepney with route codes 17B, 17C, 17D, 04H, and 04C. Fare is around 8 PHP ( SGD 0.2 ,$0.15, € 0.12). Travel time is around 30mins to 45mins (depends on the traffic).
Stop at JY Square Mall. Be sure to tell the conductor of the jeep or the driver.
Then, ride a Habal-Habal (local term of a motorcycle for hire). You can easily locate the Habal-Habal drivers because they are shouting Temple of Leah or Sirao Garden. Or in my case they will ask you.
✓ OPTION 3
Taxi!!! Although it is expensive, it gives you the convenience and it is a much faster way to go to the locations (if time is not on your side).
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Also, you can negotiate the price to 80 PHP ( SGD 2 ,$1.6, € 1.3)/person (one- way tour) going to Temple of Leah and additional fare of 25 PHP ( SGD 0.63 ,$0.5, € 0.42)/person for a side trip going to Sirao Garden.
Although every option has its perks and disadvantages, the Option 1 and Option 2 is my go-to.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)
WHAT DOES TEMPLE OF LEAH LOOKS LIKE?
ARE FOOD AND DRINKS AVAILABLE IN THE AREA?
Before reaching the temple of leah, a lot of vendors selling food and drinks are in the area.
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HOW MUCH IS THE ENTRANCE FEE?
Entrance fee (Flower garden only):50 PHP (SGD 1.25 ,$1, € 0.83) per guest.
OPENING AND CLOSING TIME?
Operating time: 6 AM to 11 PM for all visitors;
Parking fee: 100 PHP (SGD 2.5 ,$2, € 1.7) if inside the premises; free if outside but limited slots only.
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