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Address: Colon Street, Parian Plaza, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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A very significant landmark in a seemingly unfit location

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Vace78
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Manila, Philippines
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Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This monument was built by a Cebuano which details the history of the City and the whole province as well.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Standing tall and imposing, this magnificent manmade structure is a testament to the island's historic past. Heritage can be an understatement.

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Thank Lawrence A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must see because it depicts a lot of Cebu's history. You can feel the Cebuano pride as walk around the monument. Get a tour guide for this.

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Batu Pahat, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

The Heritage of Cebu Monument is situated near Yap Sandiego Ancestral House and the Parian Police station. It depicts the history of Philippines. It is a small monument, but well preserved. And it is free. You can spend about ten minutes or so here, taking a lot of pictures as well.

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Ankara, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Yes it is a nice monument but I don't think it is a just see one. But if you are there anyway maybe for the ancestral house, why not stopping by this monument as well?

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Cebu City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Located in the middle of Parian Police Station and Yap Sandiego Ancestral House, the monument is most of the time disregarded by many. For those who would like to have a glimpse of glorious history of Cebu, one should take few minutes to visit the monument and examine each tableau. It is a public art so its free!

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