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Cebu Heritage Monument, Cebu City
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Gaze upon the towering Cebu Heritage Monument, an imposing structure depicting events throughout the history of Cebu. Cement, bronze, steel, and iron form a tableau of sculptures showing important scenes from the city's exciting past. Multi-award-winning sculptor Eduardo Castrillo conceptualized the monument, which was unveiled in December 2000. Located in the same place as the original Plaza Parian, the monument portrays structures including the Basilica del Santo NiƱo and Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral, as well as scenes from the Battle of Mactan between Lapu-Lapu and Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan. Plan to visit Cebu Heritage Monument and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Cebu City attractions using our Cebu City travel itinerary planner.
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  • This monument depicting Cebu's history from the time of Rajah Humabon to the canonisation of Cebuano saint Pedro Calungsod 
  • If you're happy with sculptures and history, then go for this one. But it would be best if you go there with someone who knows Cebu so he can interpret it for you and make your visit more meaningful. ...  more »
  • It is a wonderful place to start getting to know Cebu. It is a symbol of historic patriotism, and is near other historic spots like Magellan's Cross, Basilica del Sto Nino and Fort San Pedro.