If love is the foundation, it is built to last and beautiful just like Temple of Leah in Cebu, Philippines. Showcasing love immortalized, when love and arts collide. Located at the ravishing hills of Barangay Busay.
Visitors can have a birds eye of the metropolis in broad day light or the golden hour. Its colossal Doric columns brings creates a picture-perfect backdrop for your #OOTD or for prenuptial photo or simply you just want to have a “me time” while commanding a view of the bustling metropolis.
Temple of Leah: Love immortalized
When a man love a woman,
He’ll spend his very last dime
Tryin’ to hold on to what he needs.- Percy Sledge, When a Man Loves a Woman
So as the song goes by Percy Sledge, perhaps that line hits the Cebuano business tycoon Teodorico Soriano Adarna that compelled him to launch this grandiose and ambitious Grecian themed edifice. Dedicated to his late better half Leah Villa Albino-Adarna hence the namesake of this attraction.
More than just an attraction, Temple of Leah is a modern testament of undying love of a husband to his wife comparable those the one of Shah Jahan when he commission the creation of Taj Mahal. Devoted husband like Mr. Adarna is hearth-warming how a true-blue Cebuano brand of love can do, will move mountain to immortalized love.
When a man loves a woman, he measures his happiness in his wife’s smile. How I wish Mrs. Adarna can see this astounding infrastructure dedicated to her, she would go over heels with him more.
A destination not to miss in Cebu
With its imposing tall pillars, elaborate walls with the natural scenic vista of the Queen city conjures one perfect romantic destination at Temple of Leah. Overflowing with love that is what Temple of Leah is about.
A word about Temple of Leah spreads like wild fire in the internet attracting a hundred of netizens coming from the different corners of the globe. Even with ground works on going, the raw beauty is already showing much potential. Now, Temple of Leah ranks among other Cebu’s popular attraction like the Magellans Cross, the Basilica Minore del Sto Nino, the Yap-Sandiego Ancestral house, the Fort San Pedro and among others.
Temple of Leah adds to every bucket list of Cebu’s guest worthy to visit!
How to get there:
- Taxi. Normally, they will charge you PHP 500 but you can haggle to have it metered or into PHP 200 – 300. It depends on your charms and haggling skills.
- Motorcycle. There are plenty of them around JY Mall usually they offer tour package. Fare ranges from PHP 30.00 – 50.00 .
- Jeepney. A jeepney ride with a code 04i would go up to Plaza Housing from there ride in a motorcycle. Jeepney fare is PHP 7.00 and motorcycle fare is PHP 20 – 30.
Temple of Leah in a nutshell
An edifice built for love by a true-blue Cebuano has captured the attention of the mass, a testament how Cebuanos love can go, it can move mountains.Temple of Leah is a source of pride and joy to Cebuanos. This is the site where love is immortalized. #