Cebu Heritage Monument
Cebu Heritage Monument
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  • Reslimpan
    Rayong, Thailand3,066 contributions
    Impressive monument
    Very interesting monument depicting Cebu’s history from Magellan’s arrival, I am sure they had a history before that but no sign of that. That doesn’t make the artwork less interesting, beautiful statues, impressive work. All the information about the monument is no longer there, thus having a guide is helpful. Outside of the monument some touts pushing pearls and other “jewelry”
    Visited December 2022
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 27 December 2022
  • Oscardog16
    Adelaide, Australia1,192 contributions
    Excellent diorama depicting Cebu’s history
    Free to enter, not crowdered and well worth a look. Don't need a guide if you have read a small amount of the Cebu history. It is within walking distance of most tourist sites in old Cebu.
    Visited January 2023
    Written 10 January 2023
  • Czar Emmanuel
    Manila, Philippines6,246 contributions
    Somewhat neglected and in need of upkeeping
    This monument depicts important scenes from Philippine history, particularly with reference to the Christianization of the country. It is located in the Parian district of Cebu City (right across the famous Yap-Sandiego ancestral house), specifically in a plaza of an old church that has been demolished and now a fire station stands in it. The monument is quite imposing. However, some pieces of it are beginning to crumble. I wish the local government would do something about it.
    Visited February 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 11 February 2023
  • Yann
    4 contributions
    Cebu Monument
    The Cebu Heritage Monument is impressive and offers a rich insight into the history and culture of Cebu. The intricate sculptures beautifully depict key events and personalities in Cebu's past. The monument's location in the heart of the city makes it easily accessible for visitors. However, it can get crowded at times, limiting the opportunity for a peaceful and immersive experience. Nonetheless, it remains a must-visit attraction for anyone interested in Cebu's heritage.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 19 May 2023
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alwaystravelsf
Pacifica, CA356 contributions
May 2023 • Solo
Someone recommended seeing this Monument and Yap house a stones throw away. Great place to start sightseeing of area.

Didn’t do any research previously, but was fascinated by the size and the characters depicted. They look like bad ass Warriors and I was the only one there . Only about 5 minutes to look at and then make your way to Yap house!
Written 23 May 2023
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Yann
4 contributions
May 2023 • Friends
The Cebu Heritage Monument is impressive and offers a rich insight into the history and culture of Cebu. The intricate sculptures beautifully depict key events and personalities in Cebu's past. The monument's location in the heart of the city makes it easily accessible for visitors. However, it can get crowded at times, limiting the opportunity for a peaceful and immersive experience. Nonetheless, it remains a must-visit attraction for anyone interested in Cebu's heritage.
Written 19 May 2023
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loo c
belgium297 contributions
Feb 2023 • Friends
The Cebu Heritage Monument is a stunning sculpture and a must-see attraction in Cebu City. The monument depicts important historical events and figures in the city's history, from the arrival of Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan to the Battle of Mactan. The intricate details of the sculpture and the use of lighting make it a beautiful sight to behold at night. The monument also features a fountain and a small park, providing a relaxing and picturesque spot for visitors. The monument's location in the city center makes it easily accessible and a perfect addition to any itinerary exploring the city's rich history and culture.
Written 19 February 2023
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Czar Emmanuel
Manila, Philippines6,246 contributions
Feb 2023 • Friends
This monument depicts important scenes from Philippine history, particularly with reference to the Christianization of the country. It is located in the Parian district of Cebu City (right across the famous Yap-Sandiego ancestral house), specifically in a plaza of an old church that has been demolished and now a fire station stands in it. The monument is quite imposing. However, some pieces of it are beginning to crumble. I wish the local government would do something about it.
Written 12 February 2023
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uzmelissa
Dubai, United Arab Emirates193 contributions
Dec 2022 • Family
This monument tells us very detailed information about Cebu history and Magellan's factor. A great architecture and amazing point, it deserves taking some pic tures with it.
Written 16 January 2023
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Oscardog16
Adelaide, Australia1,192 contributions
Jan 2023
Free to enter, not crowdered and well worth a look. Don't need a guide if you have read a small amount of the Cebu history. It is within walking distance of most tourist sites in old Cebu.
Written 10 January 2023
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Reslimpan
Rayong, Thailand3,066 contributions
Dec 2022 • Couples
Very interesting monument depicting Cebu’s history from Magellan’s arrival, I am sure they had a history before that but no sign of that. That doesn’t make the artwork less interesting, beautiful statues, impressive work. All the information about the monument is no longer there, thus having a guide is helpful. Outside of the monument some touts pushing pearls and other “jewelry”
Written 27 December 2022
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richj65
Chicago, IL1,223 contributions
Nov 2022 • Solo
Nice place to start and get great photos of a interesting monument. Otherwise there is nothing else to see at this location.
Written 3 November 2022
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extravelagent
Honolulu, HI385 contributions
Oct 2022
....only because it's at the end of Colon street and a bit out of the way. It's a cool monument but it's a bit of a hike down Colon street- and then ahve to walk back. If you in a car it's ok but to walk a bit too much.
Written 19 October 2022
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Irish Mae
Bacolod, Philippines10 contributions
Jan 2022
The place is tidy and well maintained. As per guide, the sculptures represent the important event or history of Cebu.
It is right in front of yap ancestral house.
Nothing much to say since we just stayed 10 minutes.
Written 20 March 2022
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