Tag Archives: Central Visayas

Taoist Temple

Built in 1972, the Cebu Taoist Temple is located in Beverly Hills Subdivision in Cebu City, Philippines. The temple was built by Cebu’s substantial[1] Chinese community. With an elevation of 300 meters above sea level, the temple is a towering, … Continue reading

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Mangroves @ Punta Engano, Lapu Lapu City

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Magellan’s Shrine, Lapu Lapu City

The Magellan shrine is a large memorial tower erected in honor of the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan. The spot is believed to be the area were Magellan was killed in the Battle of Mactan on 1521, Philippines. The monument measures … Continue reading

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Lapu Lapu Shrine, Lapu Lapu City

The Lapu-Lapu shrine is a 20 metres (66 ft) bronze statue in Punta Engaño, City of Lapu-Lapu, Cebu, Philippines, erected in honor of Datu Lapu-Lapu, a native leader who defeated Spanish soldiers and where the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan was … Continue reading

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The Minor Basilica of the Holy Child, Spanish: Basílica Menor del Santo Niño, Cebu City

  The Minor Basilica of the Holy Child (Spanish: Basílica Menor del Santo Niño; Italian: Basilica Minore del Santo Bambino) is a minor basilica in Cebu City in the Philippines that was founded in the 16th century. It is the … Continue reading

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