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Magellan Shrine

Punta Engano, Philippines
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Private Full-Day Cebu and Lapu-Lapu Cultural Tour
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 21 April 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 17 April 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.

Reviewed 25 March 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 2 March 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
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Been here many times, to see the Shrine, walk around the gardens and to visit the many great stalls selling souvenirs. If you go towards the fish restaurant which is great by the way, there are some more shops.

Thank PianomanRob
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The Magellan Shrine is just a few meters away from the Lapu-lapu Monument, it's a tower in honor of Magellan.

Thank JRhecel
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Nothing spectacular, this shrine sits a few meters from Lapu-Lapu's shrine. A good place to visit once when you are in the area. There are souvenir stall on the periphery where they sell affordable souvenir items.

Thank 99floc
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We visited it during my first tour in Cebu last 2010. It is a good place to see to feel more the history and how the Christianity spread in Philippines Visited 2010

Thank jap1990
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