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Cebu Heritage Monument

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Address: Colon Street, Parian Plaza, Cebu City, Philippines
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A work of art, an etch of history

I could've rate this as just average, mainly because of its location. There's not much to go around here. No food place to go, the air is what you would expect from a city, narrow... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Eric E
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Sorsogon Province, Philippines

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Sorsogon Province, Philippines
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I could've rate this as just average, mainly because of its location. There's not much to go around here. No food place to go, the air is what you would expect from a city, narrow streets surrounding it. But hey, I'm a fan or both arts and history. So why not rate this as "very good"? If you want to... More 

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Thank Eric E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We passed along this monument before heading to Sandiego Yap Ancestral house. So we just did a quick photo op because there isn't too much to read or see.

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Thank Chie C
Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This monument is very interesting and depicts important Filipino history on the island of Cebu but I just found it to be boring. I'm just being honest. There's only so much to look at here. I only suggest spending 15-20 minutes here.

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Thank Carson T
Bonifacio Global City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

stopped by and enjoyed the art work out into this feature, depicts the struggle experienced by the Pinoy people.

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Thank Ronald Dominic S
Metro Manila, Philippines
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Located in Colon Street, one of the famous landmark and architecture in Cebu. If you are studying arts and architecture I think this is a must see place. Across this is the Yap Ancestral house so it's pretty famous. There are also various small restaurants nearby the prestige landmark.

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Thank teenamaribee
Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

It's a big and beautiful monument right at the middle of small streets. But I think it should be constructed in a Park where where people can gather for lazy sundays or afternoons. The place is too crowded with jeepneys all around.

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Thank Racq
Tacloban, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Bring along a good camera to capture the beauty of the monument. Another good place to visit is just near the monument- the Yap-San Diego Ancestral House.

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Thank Leah E
Muntinlupa, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Took photographs of this interesting Cebu attraction, just outside of the Yap Sandiego House. From one angle, I noticed a cut portion with the steel frame jutting out. It is still, nevertheless beautiful. I just wish this is fixed soon.

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Thank Angelito P
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Close to the oldest house in Cebu, this monument is surprisingly large and detailed. Although surrounded by railing, you can still see it all from every angle and there is something to see from each side. Really worth stopping by.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

There is a oldest chinese engineering house nearby this location. We visited the house and have a great experience in chitchatting with the owner of the house. The house is open for visit with ticket of usd 1 each person. You can see those oldest things and design. There is an old lady staying in this monument which she control... More 

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