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The History of Lapu-lapu City, Cebu

11 local experts

From dinosaurs to explorers to wars, here's what 11 local experts had to say about the history of Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu.

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Our city is historical here in the Philippines. There’s a lot of tourist attractions and business opportunities. Beaches here are breathtaking. People are very accommodating. Food are delicious. The weather is a bit hot since we are in a tropical country.

Our city is one of the most sought-after, magnificent, and beautiful places to visit. It is filled with a bunch of mesmerizing views, scenery, landscapes, and bodies of water that will leave you in awe. The people residing here are very welcoming and hospitable which makes it called as the “Queen city of the South”

It is a historical place which is very known to people. A place where everyone loves to live or visit. Many hotels to stay and resorts prior to all tourists who are on vacation. Oponganon people are very kind and hospitable. Mactan Shrine or Lapu-lapu Shrine is the wonderful place to go.

Princess, says: 2020

Our city is known for its beautiful and breathtaking tourist spots. The city is acknowledge for promoting tourism in our region. A city where you get to enjoy its delicacies and scenery. We also do promote the city’s history, the name and the story of how the city was named.

Lapu-Lapu City is an island that is part of Cebu. Due to it being an island, the city is famous for its high class resorts and beaches. It also offers fresh seafood and historic shrines. One famous shrine is called the Mactan Shrine where the battle between Lapu-Lapu and Magellan happened. For me, it is a recommended attraction. Also, my city it known to be highly urbanized. I recommend moving here because we, Oponganons, are known to be hospitable and friendly. We also have a known tradition called Bayanihan, where we help someone who is transferring to another area. if you are the type of person who enjoy nature and at the same time an urban area, I highly recommend you to move to my city.

Lapu-Lapu is known for its rich history. The name of the island itself comes from a famous character in the Philippines history as the first ever leader to fend off Spanish colonizers. Despite his origins as Malay, not many people knew about his true nationality. Up to this date, the island is still called Lapu-Lapu and that a special day is reserved to commemorate the fight that happened between the tribe of Lapu-Lapu and the Spanish colonizers lead by Ferdinand Magellan.

It is a historical city since this is where the infamous Magellan was killed. This city is also a resorts capital in Cebu province. There are so many resorts and beautiful beaches here. many popular events have already been hosted by Lapu lapu city which includes Miss Universe pageant.

The city is rich when it comes to tourism. We have a lot of beaches and good restaurants in the area. We are also famous for our ancient history when the Spaniards came to conquer our Island. We are proud Filipinos because of our rich heritage. We believe that you will really enjoy moving to our great city.

Lapu-Lapu City is a refined city. It has great people, places and foods. It’s like a place where you could never compare to anywhere in this world. The people are hospitable and in fact many foreigners had said that. The places too are one of a kind; beaches, resorts, and historical scenes are present. it has exotic foods that you can never eat anywhere in this world.

Our city is the oldest city in the Philippines, it is known as the Queen City of the South. The dialect we used in our city is Cebuano or also known as Bisaya dialect. We have a lot of tourist spots that you will surely enjoy by the time you’ll consider moving here.

Sherlyn, says: 2020

Lapu-lapu City is known as a historic resort city. Historic because this is where the infamous Magellan who discovered the Philippines was killed on a historical battle. There are also a lot of resorts in this place owing to that there are a lot of beautiful beaches found here.

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