Colon Street the first and the oldest street in the Philippines. It is located in the downtown area of Cebu City. it was built by the time of Miguel Lopez de Legazpi and was named after Cristobal Colon or known as Christopher Columbus, a navigator and explorer from Italy. The place became the center of commercial activities with a wide varity of commercial sites such as shopping malls, restaurants, theaters, and schools. It was in Colon where the first business establishments and offices where built in Cebu. It become a witness to the rise and fall of cebu's economic and political competence over the years. Sometime during the mid-year season and December, a "night market in Colon" is being held wherein they sold the items at a very affordable price.