Magellan Shrine

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A memorial shrine of Ferdinand Magellan in Mactan Island, Cebu.

The Magellan shrine is a large memorial tower erected in 1866 in honor of the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan.[1] The spot is believed to be the area where Magellan was killed in the Battle of Mactan on 1521, Philippines. The monument measures 30 metres high and it is located in the place of Punta Engaño, Mactan Island, Cebu.

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  1. ^ Shrine

Coordinates: 10°18′39″N 124°00′55″E / 10.31083°N 124.01528°E / 10.31083; 124.01528