Naga which recently becomes a city is few kilometers away from the Cebu City to the south. It is around 30-45 minutes drive through SRP highway. Naga is progressive and in terms of tourism, Naga proper becomes an attraction due to plaza landscape, gym and wide ground is strategically co-located and not to mention the beautiful unique boardwalk setup. Naga is a favorite stop over for travellers going south and even for those returning back to the city.
The Origin of the name “Naga”
In early times, the place was abundant with trees locally called “Narra”. The first settlers named the place as “Narra” (derived from the Narra trees) and named it in later years to what it is now – NAGA.