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Historical yet very Holy

I tend to visit the Cotta Fort to experience a historical moment, to see the overlooking waters and... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
City Fortress

Nearest to the pier is the Cotta Fort of Ozamis City. This is a historical landmark during the pre... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2017
Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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24 Jul 2018
“Historical yet very Holy”
14 Oct 2017
“Fort for Today”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Ozamiz City, Mindanao 7200, Philippines
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

I tend to visit the Cotta Fort to experience a historical moment, to see the overlooking waters and to give thanks and praises to the Virgin of Cotta.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank MaAileen
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Living in Ozamiz with my wife and family, it was time to break away from household chores to explore on what ozamiz had on offer to the tourist industry. When you get to the Fort you are met by two stone statues of Spanish Soldiers...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank Stuart W
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Every time I visited here is night time. Such a great place, so good and so cold. At the back of this building, there are some food stations.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank queenmary28
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Nearest to the pier is the Cotta Fort of Ozamis City. This is a historical landmark during the pre spanish era. This place now a resort and a swimming area.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank tolentinomaldex
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This place is a must see when visiting Ozamiz City. For the religious, you can pray at the Birhen, which is said to be miraculous, located in the middle of the fort. You can buy candles at a cheap price outside the fort. Aside from...More

Date of experience: January 2017
3  Thank JMHerald
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Birhen sa Cotta is believed to be miraculous. There are many prayers answered. Pilgrims come to visit and pray.

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Maria C
Reviewed 9 November 2016

just a very simple boulevard just walk and obsrve whats in the sea. its nice to visit during sunrise and sunset.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank virmen
Reviewed 3 November 2016

There is a sense of this is what life is,and the feeling of wow this could have been me if I was a filipino.the museum come information reception is worthy of note

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank stanroyston10
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

It is just near the Port of Ozamiz. It is believed to be miraculous, and growing. There are many visitors there and a lot of vendors who sell rosaries and some sort of amulets. No entrance fee, just find a space and pray.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank ShemdExplorer
Reviewed 1 November 2015

A Spanish Fortress built in 1756. It is beside the "Birhen sa Cotta" in the vicinity of the port area. There is a small museum inside the fort which could help people understand more about the history of Ozamiz. . A ramp leads you up...More

Date of experience: October 2015
3  Thank HENRICH11
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