Fast Sidetrip to Sirao Backyard Little Amsterdam Cebu — Jea Wanders

If you happen to’re a traveler who likes to take images with flower gardens and instagrammable decorations with an overlooking view, then Sirao Backyard in Cebu received’t fail you. It’s dubbed because the “Little Amsterdam” of Cebu, that’s why it’s excellent for women’ journey or a romantic date spot for {couples}!


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Entrance gate of Sirao Backyard Cebu


Our Expertise at Sirao Backyard-Little Amsterdam


We went there as a sidetrip throughout our latest South Cebu backpacking earlier than flying again to Manila. From South Bus Terminal, we chartered a taxi to take us straight to Sirao Backyard then to Mactan Airport for two,000 php. Taking a habal-habal could be as expensive since we want 2 habals for 3 individuals carrying plenty of stuff.

Getting there includes driving on uphill roads with scenic views of the mountains and town. It was truly like going as much as Baguio, however not as excessive as Baguio. I may think about a habal-habal journey to the highest could be as thrilling and memorable!

We arrived round 3pm and took a fast merienda earlier than we enter Sirao Backyard. There’s a cluster of road meals stalls and sari-sari shops situated excellent in entrance of the doorway gate of Sirao Backyard promoting banana-q, siomai, chips, candies, drinks, and much more. So ensure that to gas up earlier than beginning your bodily demanding exploration and photoshoot!

Entrance payment is 100 per particular person. You can be greeted by 2 windmills close to the doorway gate, and the overlooking view of the expansive backyard with surrounding mountains as backdrop. In fact, the windmills are decorations solely and never ones that really generate energy and electrical energy. They’re cute and make you’re feeling such as you’re in a international land!


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Artsy windmills inside Sirao Backyard
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Expansive flower gardens as you climb down the steps
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Me, nonetheless considering find out how to pose amidst Pink Queen Flowers 
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Amsterdam-inspired decors inside Sirao Backyard Cebu


I truly bear in mind the sensation once we went to Zhongshe Flower Backyard in Taiwan. The one distinction is that Sirao Backyard is located on the mountain slopes with overlooking views, whereas Zhongshe Backyard is within the fields with views of the mountains within the distance. And Sirao Backyard Cebu not solely has Amsterdam-inspired decors, however has Bali-inspired photograph spots as properly!

The climate was a bit gloomy however fortunately it didn’t rain. It made the temperature even cooler, with some parts of the overlooking views coated with fog. It was nonetheless a pleasant view, although I’d prefer it higher when every little thing appears vibrant and cheerful.


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Foggy overlooking view
Fairly gloomy however nonetheless a pleasant view
One of many Bali-inspired photograph spots
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Me and Diane on the big hand construction inside Sirao Backyard Cebu


Possibly it rained or drizzled some time in the past as a result of there have been muddy and slippery areas. So that you may need to think about that for those who’re planning to put on a white footwear. All the time be cautious particularly when going up and down the Large Hand construction that’s constructed on the cliffside. The steps is actually steep and could possibly be slippery.

A number of flowers, crops, pine bushes, and cute photograph spots. There’s virtually no shaded areas although, so if it’s tremendous sunny and you intend on staying right here for a pair or extra hours, you higher convey an umbrella. Throughout our go to the sky was gloomy the entire time so the climate was cool (although the views have been a bit darkish).

Let me inform you extra about this place by images!


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One foggy afternoon at Sirao Backyard Cebu
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Diane posing for a photograph amidst yellow Celosia Flowers
Vibrant yellow Celosia Flowers
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Feeling like a queen amongst Pink Queen Flowers
Feeling like a fowl on a large fowl’s nest
Me & Jec <3
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Windmill with overlooking view of the ocean of Pink Queen Flowers
Insta-worthy, isn’t it?
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My 2 fave colours: Inexperienced & Pink
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Pink Celosia Flowers nonetheless blooming
I Love Sirao Backyard photograph nook
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Different guests having fun with the large fingers
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My nene self delighted by the pink magnificence round me


How you can get to Sirao Backyard Cebu?

From Mactan Airport:

  • Take the airport bus to SM.
  • From SM, journey the 04L jeep and alight at JY Sq. Lahug.
  • Experience a habalhabal to Sirao Backyard. This may price you round 500 php spherical journey for 2 individuals. The habal-habal journey will take 30-45 minutes.

Alternatively, you may constitution a taxi from wherever in Cebu Metropolis (similar to we did) when you have too many baggage and also you’re in a gaggle of no less than 4. In our case, we paid 2,000 php for the taxi journey from South Bus Terminal to Sirao Backyard, then to Pasalubong Middle, then to Mactan Airport.


The place to E book a Keep Close to Sirao?

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