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Lapu Lapu Statue, Lapu Lapu

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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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  • This is a nice place to visit to pay tribute to the first Philippine hero and to have pictures taken. There were cheap souvenirs being sold nearby. 
  • It is good place to visit especially on a nice evening. It is well kept and the landscaping is nice and colorful At the other side of the shrine are shops where you can bargain on baskets, trinkets, e...  more »
  • Nothing really fancy about the statue of Lapu-Lapu. But this monument helps people remember that once there was a Filipino hero who fought against other people who want to conquer our country. Since h...  more »