Fort San Pedro, Cebu City

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A triangular stone block fortress with an impressive wooden gate, Fort San Pedro guards the entrance to Cebu with two of its sides facing the sea. Dating from the mid-16th century (with the present-day structure built in 1738), the fort remains the oldest and smallest stronghold in the Philippines. Explore the Virgin's Well and cannons on display in the palm-dotted courtyard, and climb up the three stone watchtowers overlooking the sea and the streets. A museum within the walls exhibits old photographs and sketches of the fort, and documents show its shape in the past and the founding of Cebu. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Cebu City trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • 50 pesos entrance fee is required. My cheap is nice, but nothing special. It might be noted so that suspicious taxi touts.
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  • this is place have the history untold of Cebu.The original items are well maintained. Some students to travel this place for them to study the history of cebu. At the dawn this place will also be a ve...  more »
  • We had an english speaking guide for a private tour of this small fort. It was a student and included in the entrance price. The tour gave a good historical explanation of the importance of the fort, ...  more »
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  • So beautiful inside and outside. It was nice walk around the fort. Easy to notice. The enterance fee was 30 pesos. We can sit around in the upper part of the fort. So beautiful and well maintained. There is also a covered area for people to eat and rest.
  • Interesting to see a triangular shaped fort, has a small tower at each of the 3 corners. Nice greenery and interesting to walk around the top and look out to view the locals playing sports and getting together to do dance choreography in the park. There is a small museum here too with some photos of Cebu back when the fort was operational
  • ...The most fascinating things in this place are original century old cannons that still there. Very nice place to enjoy history. Entrance fee is PhP30 and they issue OR.
  • Nice place with good surroundings, restaurants and supermarkets around. Beautiful spots for taking pictures, low entrance fee, great rooms with relevant and informative historical information.
  • Ok if You like wandering round forts. Thick walls, cannons stuff like that. A room also with some history regarding Spanish colonization.

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