Cebu, Philippines

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At the Shangri-La Resort, Mactan Island, Cebu




View from the room balcony






This monument and park honors Lapu Lapu, widely considered the first defender

and first hero of the Philippines because he was first to resist Spanish colonization

 and conversion to Catholicism.  Lapu Lapu and Mactan warriors killed Ferdinand Magellan

in 1521 during the Battle of Mactan.



Painting depicting the Battle of Mactan




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