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Things To Do in Balamban

Magellan's Cross
333 Reviews
The large wooden cross is supposed to contain the remnants of the very cross that Magellan planted upon landing in the Philippines.
Basilica Minore del Santo Nino
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Historical Architecture
The Church of the Infant is located near the Magellan's Cross and was rebuilt in 1740. It has been more than 200 years old and is the old Roman Catholic church in the Philippines. There is a statue of a young Jesus in a room in the Church of the Infant. It is said that Magellan gave the Queen of Cebu in 1521, and many locals will line up to pray.
Fort San Pedro
212 Reviews
Fort San Pedro is located next to the port and is also known as the ancient castle of the Philippines with the Castle of San Diego in Manila, which was built when Spain first arrived in the Philippines. During World War II, the castle was used to defend against the Japanese army. The barracks used as military officers during the US military rule were now converted into school classrooms. The San Pedro Fort next to the pier was the first station in Spain to enter Cebu, which was later converted into a memorial park.
Taoist Temple Cebu
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Taoist Temple
In 1972 the local Chinese community built this large, colorful Philippine Taoist Temple in Cebu City. Both worshippers and non-worshippers can enter the temple free of charge. Every child in the city makes a field trip here sometime during grade school. Many believers seek guidance on life choices here through various rituals or from the monks of the temple. .Whether a believer or not, you find this a clean, quiet place for meditation. You can take pictures of the exterior, but signs prohibit taking photos inside, and security guards do enforce this regulation.
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Lapu-Lapu Monument
56 Reviews
A statue to Lapu-Lapu, the Mactan warrior who eliminated Ferdinand Magellan in the Battle of Mactan and is considered the first national hero of the Philippines.

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Balamban Weather

Nov 25, 2020
Mostly Cloudy
22 ~ 27
Nov 26, 2020
Partly Sunny to Showers
23 / 28
Nov 27, 2020
22 / 27
Nov 28, 2020
Intermittent Clouds
22 / 27
Nov 29, 2020
Partly Sunny to Showers
22 / 27
Nov 30, 2020
Partly Sunny to Showers
22 / 27
Weather Forecast and Travel Tips for Balamban
Nov 25, 2020 Balamban Weather:Mostly Cloudy, Northeasterly Wind:10-17 kph, Humidity:99%, Sunrise/Sunset:05:45/17:20
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