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Punta Engano, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to know about History then visit this shrine. Umbrella boys are always ready to help you ;)

Thank Cadillak10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

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

2  Thank Rai1417
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Visited this place in a pure serendipity with my husband. Stories we heard were cool but they should keep this place nice and clean, kinda disappointed about the trash around.

Thank MichaelaB1881
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Nice commerative shrine but a pity that it is not kept clean and free from weeds etc. Slot if Tourists visit this park where the shrine is and it should be kept in a better condition.

Thank David C
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

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

1  Thank fellizee
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Not much to see but the Shrine and there are little shops where you can buy souvenirs and can bargain. Clean restroom and its free.

Thank Lani C
Reviewed March 22, 2018

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

1  Thank Elias G
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank semajnyl
Reviewed March 10, 2018

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

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