Magellan Shrine, Mactan Island

Erected in honor of a famed explorer, Magellan Shrine remains a charming piece of history surrounded by various other points of interest. The shrine allegedly marks the spot in which Magellan was killed in 1521. Today, the area that provided a setting for a dramatic battle serves as a gathering point for locals and tourists, with a range of souvenir shops and eateries adding appeal to this historical district. Stop by after dark, when artificial lights illuminate the shrine for a magical look. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Lapu Lapu holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Magellan Shrine and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • The Memorial is next to the monument of Lapu-Lapu, people whom Magellan sobsno and killed. The Memorial presents information about the life and death of the great traveler.
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  • Beautiful park with 3 monument. The fence was erected in 1866 a monument surrounded by Ferdinand Magellan in the small Hall of the monument in honor of Lapu-Lapu, a chieftain who pay tribute to Ferdinand Magellant. Overlooking the sea, is himself Paged-Laput mintázza. In the park there are beautiful plants and charming music playing on the speakers. the traditional bazaars, perfectly acceptable offers souvenirs gifts. I can only recommend.
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  • Well, know your history. You should have some idea of who Magellan was when visiting the Philippines and Mactan. It's quite a story about his fate came to be, so worth reading up on. The park and shri...  more »

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