Must see in Cebu. About 50 yards from Shangri-La Resort cross from the street. Magellan was killed here in 1521.
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When visiting this place, it is best that you have a guide to explain to you the area and vicinity. If not, you will end have just taking photos and selfie around. Caution as the place has little shade, so it is very hot if...More
For one who knew who Magellan was, is more than touching historical evidences. Many know who Magellan was. Very few know, however, that he died in battle with the local people. But that was the beginning of a long contact with Europe. Almost five centuries...More
The Magellan's shrine is a historical landmark. It is within the immediate vicinity of Lapulapu monument. It has an inscription reminding us how it was before during the time the Filipinos headed by Lapulapu fought the Spanish aggressors resulting to the death of Fernado Magallanes...More
This is a shrine dedicated to Ferdinand Magellan. It is located in the same park together with the Lapu Lapu warrior statue on Mactan Island. There are some interesting inscription on the plaques explaining about the historical events that happened here. The entrance to the...More
This is Mactan's finest tourist spot, See the statue and beautiful gardens and finish off looking at the great souvenir shops. There are some great ukulele and guitar sellers and if you go towards the amazing fish restaurant there are the best stores to shop....More
This is the location of the fatal fight in the early 1500's between Magellan and his men, and the Filipinos fighting under the leadership of the warrior LapuLapu. You can see the location where Magellan was killed as well as where his remains were entombed....More
Very substantial. I found the Shrine and the surrounds - there are so many other attractions to see in the immediate vicinity - fascinating. Improved my knowledge of the Spanish colonisation of the Philippines.