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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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  • a great place to go for family bonding. wherein you can enjoy at the same time read some testemonies that mother mary gives miracle to those who believe with her. 
  • A beautiful place and it was awesome just being there. My wife and I owe it all to our taxi driver who suggested it. We didn't have time to visit the entire place so when we go back to Cebu we are goi...  more »
  • A visit to this majestic and architectural masterpiece is a must visit when in Cebu. It's about a 2 hour drive from the City. It is a Monastery built and constructed atop a mountain. Our Divine Mother...  more »