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“I don't get it” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Magellan Shrine

Magellan Shrine
Punta Engano, Philippines
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Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“I don't get it”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013 via mobile

It was near to our hotel so that was the saving grace. Really didn't see the attraction of this place. Nothing really to see

Visited September 2013
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Riyadh
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
“A brief interlude in a Cebu city tour.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

It is of limited historical and religious interest and will occupy about 5 minutes of your time with another 15 minutes trying to escape the attention of overpriced souvenir vendors looking for gullible foreigners.

Visited August 2013
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Quezon City, Philippines
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16 attraction reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“historical shrine”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

The structure is found inside the Mactan Shrine, the same place where the Lapu-Lapu shrine is situated. a well-kept tower with historical significance in the country, built in honor of Ferdinand Magellan. no entrance fee is required. I guess visitors should just be disciplined enough to keep the surroundings clean by not throwing their garbage around.

Visited January 2013
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“Magellan shrine”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Well kept ,clean ,clear and organised site.Easy to get to,did not have to pay to see.Brought back memories of Geography lessons

Visited July 2012
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Perth, Australia
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Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
“Too many hawkers harassing the tourists”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

From the moment we stepped out of the taxi we were inundated by people trying to sell us their touristy garbage, begging for money or forcing candles upon us with tales of a million well wishes to our families etc. It completely ruined the experience and I wouldnt bother trying that again

Visited June 2013
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