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Lapu Lapu Statue

Barangay Mactan, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Lapu Lapu
Type: Monuments/ Statues
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Baguio, Philippines
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We got there actually at dusk, so wasn't much able to appreciate the statue ( not much lighting), we did however visit the nearby park and get some cool souvenirs.

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

When we stopped at the Shrine we were accosted by locals vying for trade. We went into the second restaurant where they showed us great looking fresh crab and told us the price. They did not apparently have printed menus, but we also ordered fresh coconut and rice with our meal. We were serenaded by a harp player, which was... More

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Elkhorn, Wisconsin
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248 reviews 248 reviews
62 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This stop is a historic and beautiful place but one that once seen you will not make another trip for a while. The outside food options are good but also remember to look over the menu before you walk in.

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Glendale, Arizona
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Got there by 2 and well not a lot to see but the taxi driver took off and we were the only puti there so yes great statue and lots of stuff to buy and their prices much better than in Cebu mainland. Was told to frequent the retaurants but after looking at their prices for food decided to wat... More

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
18 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Visited this tourist spot on our last day under limited time. We were staying at Movenpick resort which was a short taxi ride from this site. We had the taxi driver wait for us while we did a quick tour. There was a row of souvenir shops on site which we didn't have time to check out. As we were... More

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Bonn, Germany
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

On this place the spanish conqueror Magelhan lost his life in 1521 against the famous Lapu-Lapu. Lapu-Lapu can be seen on this monument. The grave of Magelhan is just behind it. A small exhibition tells the fight of the Spaniards against the natives on this small Island near Cebu.

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Iloilo City, Philippines
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124 reviews 124 reviews
69 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Cebu's most visited and must see attraction. Second to Magellan's Cross. It is where the famous Battle of Mactan's location and where Ferdinand Magellan was slained by Lapu lapu's warriors. During the reign of President Gloria Arroyo, she asked the local government to put up a small cottage for tourists. And since then it was well maintained by the locales.... More

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Bilar, Bohol, Philippines
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73 reviews 73 reviews
6 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

its a good place to relax unless its lot of people. its quite place a nice place to stop by and think.

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Sydney, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

very American food which we didn't enjoy lovely locals great massages great fruit great beach at the Shangri la hotel

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Small place to visit. Nothing much to see except Lapu-Lapu's statue is very nice. His butt is well structured. Good to shop inside. Nice people and decent shopping prices.

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