In & Around Cebu

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FUNtastic Places to visit in Cebu
Magellan’s Cross

Magellan's Cross is a Christian cross planted by Portuguese, and Spanish explorers as ordered by Ferdinand Magellan upon arriving in Cebu in the Philippines on March 15, 1521.

Lapu-Lapu Shrine

The Lapu-Lapu shrine is a 20-metre bronze statue in Punta Engaño, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, Philippines, erected in honor of Lapu-Lapu, a native leader who defeated Spanish soldiers led by the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan in the 1521 Battle of Mactan.

Fort San Pedro

Fuerza de San Pedro is built by Spanish and indigenous Cebuano labourers under the command of Spanish conquistador, Miguel López de Legazpi and the Spanish Government in Cebu. Located in the area now called Plaza Indepedencia, in the Pier Area of Cebu City, it’s the smallest, oldest triangular bastion fort in the country, built in 1738 to repel Muslim raiders.

Cebu Taoist Temple

Built in 1972, the Cebu Taoist Temple is located in Beverly Hills Subdivision in Cebu City, Philippines. Commissioned by Cebu's Chinese community, it has an elevation of 300 metres (980 ft) above sea level, the temple is a towering, multi-tiered, multi-hued attraction accessible by three separate winding routes.

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