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Well located on your way to the Airport with inviting attendants. You feel at home and do not want... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2013
Nairobi, Kenya
A historic site

This site is a must for history buffs. Magellan's voyage to circumnavigate the world and his... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2013
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Barangay Mactan, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
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Reviewed 10 April 2013

Or killed Magellan, depending on which history book you read. The little park is beautiful in its simplicity. The Lapu Lapu statue, Magellan monument, and a few stalls by the entrance selling (expensive) Cebuano souvenirs and sun hats. Just be careful, once you get off...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2013

Well located on your way to the Airport with inviting attendants. You feel at home and do not want to leave/depart so soon....

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Reviewed 1 April 2013

if your unto historical visits.. this is one place worth checking it out but be extra careful in buying pearls

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Reviewed 23 March 2013

I've seen it alot but it never fails to amaze me. It might be old but its ASTONOSHING! Can you imagine how it looked? Well, however you imagine it, it will never be as great as seeing it face to face

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Reviewed 22 March 2013

if you are visiting Cebu and want to know more of its rich culture and history, this place should be included on your itineraries. The Lapu Lapu Status at the Mactan Shrine is one landmark that you guys should spend a day with.

Thank HerbertKikoy
Reviewed 19 March 2013

This site is a must for history buffs. Magellan's voyage to circumnavigate the world and his discovery of the Philippines in 1521, sailing from Guadaquivir River in Sevilla, Spain ended here with his death in the hands of Lapu Lapu.

Thank ChonaG
Reviewed 12 March 2013

Just like any monument or bust or statue, you are there to witness the landmark, the history and the statue itself. Lapu Lapu statue in Mactan is where the Filipino warrior Lapu Lapu fought and defeated Magellan. It is located in Punta Engano where it...More

Thank Ricoy
Reviewed 1 March 2013

This area is a short drive from Cebu city but is worth the trip. The grounds are manicured and nicely set out. A lovely setting on the coast in which to learn some of the history of the Philippines and Magellan.

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 27 February 2013

The LapuLapu Monument depicts the victory of LapuLapu, a local chieftain in Mactan, over the Spanish "conquestadores". He was a brave Filipino and the first Filipino hero to defend the cause of freedom against a foreign invader. As a tribute to his bravery, this monument...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2013

Its about the history of Lapu Lapu and Magellan. Far from the city proper but worth to visit . Many restaurant offers fresh seafoods SUTUKIL- Sugba,Tinoa, Kinilaw

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Frances A
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
No, admission is free.
Clyde P
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Response from OhYa1337 | Reviewed this property |
Always open :P
Jecka H
13 July 2015|
Response from Edward F | Reviewed this property |
The address is Punta Engano Road it is 7.1 km from the Marcelo Fernan Bridge it is north east up the Quezon National Highway. I hope this helps.