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Simala Shrine, Cebu Island

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The illustrious looking castle-temple of Simala Shrine affords visitors prayer and service all year, along with views of impressive architecture. The unusual site contains elevated walkways into the grandiose church, a large statue of Mary, and ample grounds to stroll around. Visitors can purchase candles and light them in prayer, with various colors of candles representing specific types of prayer. Remember to dress respectably when visiting the shrine, and resist the temptation to take flash photography, which is prohibited. A visit to Simala Shrine represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Sibonga trip itinerary builder to plot your vacation.
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  • It's around 2-3 hr drive from Cebu City... Simala Shrine or the Monastery of the Holy Eucharist located at Marian Hills, Lindogon Sibongan, Cebu is amazing. A church inside is full of life-sized saint...  more »
  • I have always had a special connection to the Virgin Mary because of my mom, so coming here felt great . It is a beautiful place with so many different Virgin Mary representations from around the worl...  more »
  • Simala Shrine is a solemn and great place for the religious. Many have testified for it to be miraculous especially for those who believe and have faith.  more »