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“Day Trip In Cebu”
Review of Magellan Shrine

Magellan Shrine
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US$90.00*
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Private Full-Day Cebu and Lapu-Lapu Cultural Tour
Reviewed 19 November 2013

One should visit the historical site of Magellan Shrine to learn about the history of Mactan and have a scenic view. This place is great due to the magnificent back-drop for photo-taking.
Have a lovely view over the lake/river as well and if you like, one can sit in a sampan boat and sail across the lake/river.

One tip to take note of: When you enter, one must decline those who provides the umbrella for you for shelter as they charge you just to shelter you from the sun or the rain.

1  Thank CraneHan
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Reviewed 10 October 2013

Close to the Basilica Del Santo Nino stands the Magellan cross and shrine planted in 1521 by the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan to celebrat the baptism into the Catholic Roman re

Thank geoffrey b
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Reviewed 9 October 2013

I could not help but stare in awe when I saw the historical marker - the exact place where Magellan was killed by Lapu-lapu. At that early, our forefathers valued so much their freedom, just as we do today. Lapu-lapu's giant monument captures the essence of the place ---towering over the place and a very clear view of the bay and the waters surrounding it. No doubt in my mind, Magellan and his men stood no chance of overpowering the natives and Lapu-lapu. The place is clean and has some stalls selling souvenir items at reasonable price and accessible by public transportation. For the effort, I rate it excellent for its historical and aesthetic value.

1  Thank virayjun
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Reviewed 19 September 2013 via mobile

It was near to our hotel so that was the saving grace. Really didn't see the attraction of this place. Nothing really to see

Thank TheAlvin
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Reviewed 17 August 2013

It is of limited historical and religious interest and will occupy about 5 minutes of your time with another 15 minutes trying to escape the attention of overpriced souvenir vendors looking for gullible foreigners.

Thank JWCRiyadh
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