Mactan Shrine – Lapu-lapu City, Cebu

Mactan is the historical site where the brave warrior Lapu-lapu and his men triumphed the battle over the Portuguese explorer, Ferdinand Magellan‘s fleet with cannons, swords, guns and body armor against the bolos and shields of the natives on April 27, 1521

Mandaue – Mactan Bridge
Entrance of the Mactan Shrine

Magellan’s Obelisk Built at the center of the Mactan Shrine is the life-size bronze statue of Lapu-lapu in his honor and to remember the battle of Mactan.

The historical marker

Site of Kadaugan sa Mactan festival where a re-enactment of the battle is held every

27th of April each year.

Backview of arrays of restaurants in the vicinity of the Mactan Shrine where patrons 

are served fresh seafoods prepared to their preference of the famed (Sugba, Tula and Kilaw).


5 comments on “Mactan Shrine – Lapu-lapu City, Cebu

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