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Luneta Park
Also known as Rizal Park, located in Manila, Philippines.  This historical landmark is built in memory of Philippine’s national hero - Dr. Jose P. Rizal.  The monument is known as kilometer zero to any other cities of the Philippines.  Unbelievably, a 24/7 security service is available to guard this site by ceremonial soldiers.  On the monument, there is a flat plate in where the last poem of Jose Rizal, [[Read More]]  
Strategically located at the gateway of Manila Bay.  During the war times, it served as the naval defense.  When you visit this place, you can see some ruins of buildings and other edifices, antique cannons and big guns.  Because of its rocky appearance, it is also called as the “Rock”.  This features made it as an advantage over their foes.  Furthermore, due to the Spanish system where all [Read More]
Historical Image Taoist Temple
Taoist Temple is located at the high-end suburbs in Metro Cebu - Beverly Hills Subdivision. This temple is dedicated to Taoism.  Taoism is one of the indigenous religions in China.  It follows the principal and philosophical teachings of Lao-tzu in the sixth century B.C. It only proves that parts of Cebu’s population are Chinese.  Followers climb the ninety-nine steps (others say its 88 steps- following the 88 teachings of Lao-tzu) [Read More]
Historical Image Fort San Pedro
Fort San Pedro’s name was taken in Miguel Legaspi’s flagship “San Pedro”, in which he sailed the Pacific Ocean in the year 1565. It has a total land area of 2, 2025 sq. m.  The fort served as a military defense structure to ward off sieges by hostile native Cebuanos and Muslim pirates. [Read More]
Banaue Rice Terraces
If you are searching for a place that will take you in the stairs of heaven, then, Banaue Rice Terraces is the great answer.  Dubbed as the “Eight Wonders of the World”, this man-made creation was skillfully done by Ifugaos centuries ago.  This 2000-year-old Banaue Rice Terraces is declared as the UNESCO World Heritage Site in the year 1995.  It is said that if this rice terraces [Read More]
Historical Image Other Historical Places
A certain place is famous because of its tourist attractions or spots.  It is also a popular destination among foreign and local tourist.  Now let’s take a little closer to some of Cebu’s premier tourist attractions.[Read More]
Historical Image Basilica Menor Del Sto. Niño
One of the oldest churches in the Philippines is the Basilica Minore Del Sto. Niño.  It is located in Magallanes St. on the east side of downtown area.  A few blocks away from the basilica, you can see one of the most popular historical landmarks of Cebu - the Magellan’s Cross.  It is a large Christian cross that is housed in a small chapel.  [Read More]

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