Lapu Lapu Monument
Lapu Lapu Monument
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Susanne A
14 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Solo
Great history great statue. More information would be great. It seams that there is not that much interest in local hero's. Place could do with a clean up and perhaps a cafe.This is one of the few things yo do in the area. Jeepney stops outside.
Written February 29, 2024
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Marty ..
Ballina, Australia501 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Solo
The impressive LapuLapu Statue , is part of Mactan Shine .. which includes other monuments & Philippine Historical Markers

LapuLapu ( Çilapulapu ) was the chief of Mactan Island , who defended the Spanish invaders, in the Battle of Mactan
Written February 15, 2024
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Sydney G
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
A performance was planned for Gabii sa Kabilin 2023, and practically every museum had some sort of performance for the event. However, I thought the role-playing performance in the Shrine was the greatest of the bunch. There were also a number of food stalls, which led us to conclude (after testing) that this area offered the best food. Furthermore, the breathtaking sight of the historical landmark late at night with the lights illuminated was unlike any other.
Written May 19, 2023
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Roald B
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Friends
The costumes were very nice and the participants at the entrance were smiley and welcoming. There are certain parts that are filled with lights and the place is very windy.
They reenact the story of Magellan and Lapu Lapu as well.
Written May 19, 2023
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Unoh Borbajo
4 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
The shrine is a well-maintained complex that consists of several elements. The centerpiece is the larger-than-life statue of Lapu-Lapu, symbolizing his heroism and bravery during the battle. The statue stands tall and is an iconic representation of Filipino nationalism and resistance.

The museum provides valuable insights into the events that unfolded and the cultural significance of Lapu-Lapu in Philippine history. The surrounding area offers a pleasant environment with well-manicured gardens, walkways, and benches, providing a serene setting for visitors to relax and reflect on the historical significance of the site.
Written May 18, 2023
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Ethan Cortrip
Oroquieta, Philippines7 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023
The site is a tourist place, designed and manufactured for tourists or visitors. Too many people and noise in the evening, because of the rave parties with too powerful sound system.
Written May 2, 2023
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Keith F
Regina, Canada273 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
An important historical site for Filipinos but a couple of monuments and a statue is all that is here.
Written February 8, 2023
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Reslimpan
Rayong, Thailand3,119 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Couples
It was great to see how proud all Filipinos visiting the Lapu Lapu statues were. This 16th century Manny Pacquiao slayed Magellan on this very spot.
Written January 4, 2023
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oldhometown99
Honolulu, HI62 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
For world history buffs, it's a must visit spot. The man who led the first sailing expedition around the world met his end at this spot in 1521 at the hands of Lapu Lapu and his men. A memorial to Magellan and the statue of Lapu Lapu are the highlights in a wide plaza. Area is safe (although parking spots are not plentiful). A bazaar of local goods are also featured on the grounds.

For those who don't have any appreciation for history...it will be a bore. For others, it will be fascinating. Know which type of person you and your traveling companions are.
Written December 29, 2022
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Barry J Parks@gmail.com
Angeles City, Philippines10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 • Family
It’s quite impressive and the history of the area is fascinating and well explained. Being able to see the actual beach where Magellan was defeated is very important. Try to visit at night when the tide moves out.
Written December 19, 2022
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