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The Magellan Shrine park located in Mactan Island that commemorates the events of the Battle of Mactan between Rajah Lapu Lapu and Magellan during Spanish/Portuguese exploration. The believed where Magellan had been killed where Magellan.
If you want to learn more about Philippine history, then this is the place to be. I suggest you get a tour guide who is really a local and someone who didn't just learn stuff from textbooks because you will really learn a lot and...More
Magellan’s Shrine is the first tourist spot we went to being near the Macatangay Airport. You’ll find the exact spot where Datu Lapu Lapu killed Magellan. Our guide told us that Magellan and the rest of his soldiers were buried here.
There are no entrance...More
This shrine shares the same place with Lapu Lapu's Statue and is positioned in the center instead of Lapu Lapu's. I simply do not agree to put more limelight on the enemy memorial because Lapu Lapu Statue must be superimposed in the plaza and not...More
If you will check I also have a review of Lapu-Lapu Shrine since they are just in one place but can be reviewed separately, anyways since these two gentlemen fought each other in that place so I believe thats the reason why their shrines are...More
We felt like this place was lacking something serious. It is free to enter and see the statue but for something that is suppose to be very important for the people we felt it was missing something. We visited twice, first in the afternoon just...More