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Private Full-Day Cebu and Lapu-Lapu Cultural Tour
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Punta Engano, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is the location of the fatal fight in the early 1500's between Magellan and his men, and the Filipinos fighting under the leadership of the warrior LapuLapu. You can see the location where Magellan was killed as well as where his remains were entombed....More

Thank NeedMoreVacations4Me
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

oh i respect magellan now! maybe i am following him long time later. he visited here really long time ago. just small park is this, but good place

Thank eddyphdhong
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very substantial. I found the Shrine and the surrounds - there are so many other attractions to see in the immediate vicinity - fascinating. Improved my knowledge of the Spanish colonisation of the Philippines.

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The shrine is free to enter and is conveniently located next to the Lapu-Lapu statue. Nice bit of history to see and it's very well maintained. Nice tourist shops next to the shrine if you need any souvenirs. The shrine is also open at night....More

Thank Stephanie D
Reviewed May 15, 2017

The facility is a tourist-friendly destination especially for people who are interested to know the history of Spanish colonization in the Philippines. It is located right next to the gigantic statue of Lapu-Lapu. The Shrine is a fitting tribute to the great historical figure, Ferdinand...More

Thank arjthegreatwanderer
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

5 for the historical aspect. Ignore the kitsch bits - The place where Captain Ferdinand Magellan met his end on the first voyage of circumnavigation

Thank Graham I
Reviewed April 20, 2017

The Lapu-Lapu Statue and Magellan's Marker are in the same small park. Plenty of souvenir and snack options available.

Thank Jake E
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

This is situated on Mactan Island of Lapu Lapu City. There is no entrance fee but there are some souvenirs shops. Just spent at most 15mins to take some photos and understand the historical part of it.

Thank SGNCF
Reviewed March 25, 2017

A nice spot to bring visitors. We have been here several times always with out-of-town visitors. Early evening (before dark) is always the best time.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed March 1, 2017

Magellan Shrine is in a small park on the north eastern corner of Mactan Island, and marks the spot where he was killed inn 1521 by the local chieftain Lapu Lapu. But Magellan cannot rest in peace here. The park is wired for sound from...More

Thank David B
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