Bird’s Eye View

 

I’ve seen many wonderful photos of Jones Avenue.  However, I don’t have any idea how the photographers were able to get such awesome aerial shots. I mean, I have seen amateur shots and they too, were taken from some place really high with a really good view of the city.  I’m sure the photographers didn’t get on helicopters or something. LOL. Recently, I discovered that GV Tower Hotel, a relatively new hotel beside the University of Cebu downtown, has a restaurant on the 7th floor. So I wasted no time and went there yesterday to find out if I could take a good shot of Jones Avenue.

 

Jones Avenue with ‘skywalks’

Cebu City - Jones Avenue by man_from_cancun.

Panorama. Jones Avenue and Cebu City. Click on pic!

Cebu City Pano by man_from_cancun.

Downtown buildings. Click on pic!

Cebu City Pano by man_from_cancun.

Inside the restaurant. Just in case it gets really windy outside.

Cebu City - GV Tower Hotel Cebu by man_from_cancun.

This is the restaurant on the seventh floor with a really nice view of the city.

Cebu City - GV Tower Hotel Restaurant by man_from_cancun.

GV Tower Hotel

Cebu City - GV Tower Hotel by man_from_cancun.

That’s Metro Colon right there!

Cebu City - Metro Colon by man_from_cancun.

Jones Avenue and the Fuente Triangle.

Cebu City - Jones Avenue by man_from_cancun.

Chong Hua Hospital. Nice greens behind.

Cebu City - Chong Hua Hospital by man_from_cancun.

Capitol and Jones Avenue.

Cebu City - Jones Avenue by man_from_cancun.

Jones Avenue has three ‘skywalks’. Some people say the avenue would’ve looked much better without those walkways. What do you think?

Cebu City - Jones Avenue by man_from_cancun.

The new Asian College of Technology building. Huge!

Cebu City - ACT Building by man_from_cancun.

Bigfoot building in Ramos and the mountain giants – Marco Polo and the 4 Citilights buildings.

Cebu City - Bigfoot and City Lights Condos by man_from_cancun.

The Golden Peak hotel in Gorordo Ave.

Cebu City - Golden Peak Hotel by man_from_cancun.

Parklane Hotel and Waterfront Hotel Cebu

Cebu City - Parklane Waterfront by man_from_cancun.

The new cross of Sto. Rosario Church.

Cebu City - Sto. Rosario by man_from_cancun.

Crown Regency. Currently the tallest in Cebu.

Cebu City - Fuente Triangle by man_from_cancun.

White cabs and colorful jeeps.

Cebu City - Jeeps by man_from_cancun.

Flat tire!

Cebu City - Jeep Flat Tire by man_from_cancun.

GSIS building and Elizabeth Mall (EMall)

Cebu City - EMall and GSIS Building by man_from_cancun.

ACT Building, City Central School, DBP Building, and the u/c SSS Building.

Cebu City - South Cluster by man_from_cancun.

ACT!

Cebu City - ACT Building by man_from_cancun.

Townhomes in Pardo hills.

Cebu City - Pardo Hillside Homes by man_from_cancun.

Jag Jeans

Cebu City - Jag Jeans by man_from_cancun.

SM-owned hotel. Soon Raddison Hotel Cebu.

Cebu City - SM Raddison Hotel Cebu by man_from_cancun.

USC School of Law and USC Gym

Cebu City - USC Law Building by man_from_cancun.

Sogo and Sanciangko Street.

Cebu City - Sanciangko by man_from_cancun.

The oldest skyscraper in Cebu – Luym Building. (It has the first revolving restaurant in the country, too.) There’s also a snippet of the Mactan Channel.

Cebu City - Luym Building by man_from_cancun.

Metro Colon!

Cebu City - Metro Colon by man_from_cancun.

Ad Space!

Cebu City - Ad Space by man_from_cancun.