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Lapu Lapu Statue, Lapu Lapu
(3/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
Dedicated to the first Philippine hero who resisted the Spanish colonization, Lapu Lapu Statue commemorates the nation's fight for independence. Ironically overlooking Magellan's monument, the 20 m (65.5 ft) high bronze statue stands on a white brick pillar and portrays the Visayan chieftain in traditional garb, holding a machete and shield. Explore the surrounding exotic forest and its shrines, breathe in the salty ocean air, and cap off your visit with a stop at the surrounding shops to buy souvenirs. Days can get very hot here, so wear sunscreen and carry extra water with you. Take a look at our Lapu Lapu vacation builder to schedule your visit to Lapu Lapu Statue and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Nice and pleasant park, very clean, well maintained and user friendly ...my wife and children enjoyed and Lapu Lapu statue was a bonus..Souvenir seller are there but are no bother unlike the man who w...  more »
  • Aside from the statue of Lapu-Lapu, the first Filipino to rebuff colonial rule, there's not much to see here. 
  • Worth stopping by if you are in the area or looking at the Magellan monument. But it's nothing too exciting, not worth a trip across town just to see this venue.