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Barangay Mactan, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Mactan Shrine surrounded by a small garden, besides is a fish village have a small jetty. There are many stalls selling souvenirs on the periphery, price is reasonable.

Thank llxxll
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit, especially at early evening because you get the best "golden hour" photos of the statue

Thank Erik N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are there anyway have a look. But it is not worth a detour. Clean, some green plants and Lapu Lapu as a statue. That is it.

1  Thank Robinyy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wouldn't make a special trip to see this, but we were staying within walking distance of this monument, so worth the time. It may have been more interesting/educational if we had a guide or been on a tour as there is no information available...More

1  Thank Doreen W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its a very small area with some stalls selling souvneirs. Probably might not spend more than an hour before going off. But its alright to go for once :)

1  Thank Eva0928
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Peaceful, clean and safe place to walk around. If you like garden or beach view then you will have both.

1  Thank samoren55
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

After visiting the Magellan Cross we stop by here and did some souvenir shopping there are many foreign tourists here...it’s a must to visit a very a very historical place.. the place where the Spaniard explorer Ferdinand Magellan was killed in April 1521

2  Thank perry986
Reviewed 20 October 2018

very historic and have couple of good gift shops ,a must try restaurants on the sea side ,best of fish and sea food better early than night ,near to Shangri-La and Hilton hotels .nice barbecue and soups ,

1  Thank Ali A
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Was waiting for flight and we were just killing time and I am pleased we went to this place. It’s a historical place where Magellan was killed by Lapu Lapu. It’s not a spectacular place but I am happy we went to this place. When...More

1  Thank audreymichellea
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Its nice statue. on hot days I recommend you take and umbarella with you cos the place does not offer a lot of shadows

1  Thank jerkku3
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Frances A
7 July 2017|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
No, admission is free.
Clyde P
17 June 2017|
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Response from OhYa1337 | Reviewed this property |
Always open :P
Jecka H
13 July 2015|
Response from Edward F | Reviewed this property |
The address is Punta Engano Road it is 7.1 km from the Marcelo Fernan Bridge it is north east up the Quezon National Highway. I hope this helps.