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Address: Colon Street, Parian Plaza, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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Small-Group Cebu City Afternoon Fun Tour by Coach
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Private Half-Day Cebu Landmarks and Historical Tour
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Half-Day Cebu City Tour Including Round-Trip Hotel Transfers

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Lovely Statues Depicting History

The statues here are really nice. This place is free to public and is not crowded at all. Each statues represents a part of the city's history. Worth taking a look.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is found in a crossroads in Parian area of Cebu. It is just at the end of Colon st. Just get a quick photo capture of the place and try the next spot just beside it (Yap... Ancestral House)

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The statues here are really nice. This place is free to public and is not crowded at all. Each statues represents a part of the city's history. Worth taking a look.

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Santa Cruz, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour guide gave us plenty of "bang for the buck" with many stops in an organized manner. The interesting bronze monument is right across from the Yap house, and well worth ten minutes for the tour guide to explain each of the bronze moments capturing the early European entry into the Philippines.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Heritage of Cebu Monument is a tableau of sculptures made of concrete, bronze, brass and steel showing scenes about events and structures related to the history of Cebu. The construction of the monument began in July 1997 and it was finished in December 2000. it is made by artist Eduardo Castrillo.

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Pasig, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For some reason, no one goes here. Its better than Magelans cross. Its a beautiful land mark that shows Lapu Lapu on one side, Magelan on the other. Its about 10 mins walk from Magelans cross and no one is there. No hawkers no vendors no other tourists. It has plakards telling you about the history and great for pictures.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a quite large monument, and it's close to the markets and lots of very cheap stores where you can find all sorts of things. You could easily combine this monument with other activities as it is worth seeing, but won't take you long.

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Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Huge monuments with stories about how Cebu was decorated with histories and stories on the important events that happened during long time ago. You could finish it up within 5 minutes going around the monument.

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

I was in awe of this monument each time we passed by it. It looks magnificent and poignant at the same time. I was surprised that there was no park built around it. Could've been a nice place where you can stroll, relax, and get lost in your thoughts. Instead you have a monument that you can only appreciate quickly.... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

The Cebu Heritage Monument is an indicator that you have already set foot in the historical street of Cebu City. Truly an iconic and magnificent heritage monument of Cebu.

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Banilad, Cebu City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

Huge monument that visualizes highlights of Cebu's (and the Philippine's) history. It invites you to learn more about the city and the country, if you look further you'll discover that Cebu City is the oldest city and first capital of the Philippines. Really worth to visit and you don't need that much time (in 10 to 15 minutes you can... More 

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