Description

This military defense structure was built in 1565 by the first Spanish governor Miguel Lopez de Legazpi when the Philippines can under Spanish rule. It is now located near Plaza Indepedencia. The original fort was built out of wood and then rebuilt ou...more

Cebu City, Philippines

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This military defense structure was built in 1565 by the first Spanish governor Miguel Lopez de Legazpi when the Philippines can under Spanish rule. It is now located near Plaza Indepedencia. The original fort was built out of wood and then rebuilt out of stone during the 17th century and has undergone restoration in 1968 after damages. Fort San Pedro has served as a prison, rebel stronghold, hospital and even a zoo which is now relocated. The fort has played a major role in the history of the Philippines. Inside the fort, visitors will find historical documents, paintings and sculptures and other historical information that highlights the history of Cebu city. Fort San Pedro is also known as Fuerte de San Pedro as well, stands today as place with a beautiful garden and a rich history.The Bastion San Miguel even holds a butterfly sanctuary with flowers and a caterpillar chamber and The Bastion Ignacion de Loyola consist of a herb and spice garden too 

Ticket Price

Regular – PHP 30 Senior – PHP 24 Students & Children – PHP 20

Opening Hour

7AM to 7PM

Recommended Visit Duration

More than an hour

Suitable For

Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children

Must See

The fort and garden, The Bastion San Miguel butterfly sanctuary, The Bastion Ignacion de Loyola

Prayer Facilities

Tourists will not find Mosques near the attraction, but the Al-Khairiah Mosque and the Green Mosque can be reached within driving distance. Prayer facilities at the fort are not available, but there is enough privacy for outdoor prayer.

Halal Food

Muslim travelers to Cebu can ask more information from the locals about Halal restaurants near the location. You will be able to find a small selection of restaurants serving Halal food at. Cebu city, but always make inquires before placing orders.

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