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. To visit Lapu Lapu Statue on your trip to Lapu Lapu, use our Lapu Lapu online trip itinerary planner .
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  • October 2, 2017
    Place is smallish compared to the grand historical significance it symbolizes. Read the writings on the wall but best to witness the commemoration every third week of April call Kadaugan sa Mactan (Vi...  more »
  • September 22, 2017
    This place has a lot of history about cebu ,.and a lot of seafood restaurant that is so affordable..  more »
  • September 11, 2017
    This is a well-maintained park dedicated to the bravery of Lapu-Lapu the native chieftain, who repelled the Spanish navigators in their mission to colonize the islands. The park has a -- or two -- hug...  more »

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