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Cebu Heritage Monument

Colon Street, Parian Plaza, Cebu City, Philippines
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Ranked #8 of 33 Attractions in Cebu City
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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354 reviews 354 reviews
198 attraction reviews
374 helpful votes 374 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

An unusual montage of Cebu history. It is impressive if a little unkempt. Tricky to photograph - I used a fisheye lens.Worth a look... Free entry.

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This monument is one of the famous place in Cebu City. This monument is symbolic for Cebu City and your trip is not complete without a visit to this place. This monument is actually a story about Catholic warrior. About the history of this monument was recorded in the walls of this monument. Visit to the monument is free.

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Davao City, Philippines
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A very impressive piece of art depicting important events in Cebu history. Too bad the surroundings are not well kept. Anyway, if in Cebu, you must stop here.

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Valenzuela, Philippines
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75 reviews 75 reviews
42 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I'm left at awe with this monument. Seriously, this one presents Cebu history quite well. This is situated in the Parian district, within walking distance from Fort San Pedro and just across the street is the Yap Sandiego Ancestral House. This landmark occupies something like an isosceles triangle of an area. Then it shows the coming of the Spaniards up... More

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Tianjin Region, China
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125 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

i went there twice needs a massive clean up operation the whole area has been neglected. there is no sign post just one monument with Ferdinand Magellan from the 16th century when he was killed fighting

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This monument should be viewed with a guide who can explain who the historic figures are as well as what each part symbolizes. It only takes 15 minutes or so to walk around and look at the detail, but is worth a visit if combined with visits to San Pedro Fort, Casa Gorondo and above all Jesuit House, which are... More

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Silay, Philippines
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7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We just took some photos in this monument and you can see the good craftsmanship done. It shows various important events on the history of cebu. Best to go in the early morning or afternoon.

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Perth, Australia
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

love this monument, it was amazing, especially when every part of it can be explained by a very knowledgable tour guide. Well worth seeing and taking photos of the history of the Philippines. It won't mean much if you don't have a guide to explain though. It is free to view and close to other sights of interest near Colon... More

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Beppu-shi, Oita, Japan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The structure was so interesting even for me I don`t really know about history of Philippines. This monument was huge and perfection was so high. There was so good for taking pictures

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Mandaue, Philippines
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

If you are a first time visitor in Cebu, you won't need to spend anything to see this. It is free of charge. And because Cebu is small, you can always take a taxi to bring you there. It is near Sandiego-Yap Ancestral House, 1730 Jesuit House, and a little farther is Casa Gorordo. All walking distances from each other.... More

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