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Cebu Heritage Monument

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Address: Colon Street, Parian Plaza, Cebu City, Philippines
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Take the time to admire the sculpture and appreciate the meaning. There's history lessons here. I just wish the city would improve the surroundings - the upkeep is poor.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This is quite a big monument and has the past history all in one monument. You must look caefully to see the various happening of Cebu at that period. One more thing, it is just the opposite of the Yap-San Diego ancestral house.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

A good art creation and thats it. Nothing more nothing less. Good thing is it is located near other point of interest -Yap-San Diego Ancestral House, Casa Gorordo Museum etc. Tip: expect less if youre not a mod art afficionado.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

shows the history of cebu but it could better be maintained more. brass is not polished. some garbage in the sides as well.

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Manila
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Take the time to admire the sculpture and appreciate the meaning. There's history lessons here. I just wish the city would improve the surroundings - the upkeep is poor.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Don't expect much it just a monument and the gate is close so you can go inside. It is located in the middle of two roads depicting Cebu history

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Do not expect too much, it is a monument and that is all. The surroundings is not a nice area and there is no park whatsoever. If you understand Cebu history or have someone explaining the statue, it will be much more meaningful. Otherwise, I imagine that it will be difficult to truly appreciate.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

It's a huge monument depicting the various important characters in the history of Cebu. Quite an awesome sight. The location is in the old section of Cebu. Within walking distance is the must-visit 1730 Jesuit House, the Yap Sandiego Ancestral House and the under renovation Casa Gorordo Museum. Not far on the other side is the Cathedral Museum of Cebu.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The Cebu Heritage Monument is in Parian, and just a stone's throw away from the oldest street of the Philippines, Colon Street. It is a huge structure depicting different significant historical events in Cebu. There's a facade of the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño, Lapu-Lapu, the first mass, etc. Entrance is free, and the structure is enclosed by a fence.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This monument is a representation of the historical events of Cebu from Magellan's landing, Spain introducing Catholicism to the Philippines, and their recent martyr, San Pedro Calungsod, becoming a saint. This will only take your about 5 minutes to walk around. But enjoy the details of the sculpture and the expressions depicted on their faces. Once you are done here,... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Located in the Parian area, the Cebu Heritage Monument depicts many events in the important history of Cebu and the Philippines. Going around it for a few minutes is taking a very educational tour. And to top it all, the monument displays artist Ed Castrillo's true brilliance.

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Address: Address: Colon Street, Parian Plaza, Cebu City, Philippines
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Cebu City

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