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Address: A.Pigafetta, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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+63 32 256 2284
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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This fort was built in the early 1700s to protect against Muslim raids.

This fort was built in the early 1700s to protect against Muslim raids.

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Like a small Intramuros in Cebu

The fort is similar to Intramuros but very much smaller. There are a couple of rooms where some memorabilia are kept. But is seems like these are not well maintained; you can see... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Saudi Arabia
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is not too much here and it does not really tell you too much of the history but it is a nice place to take a look round. Not too far from the Magella's cross so you can walk to this one from there.

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Thank Jacqueline C
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The fort is similar to Intramuros but very much smaller. There are a couple of rooms where some memorabilia are kept. But is seems like these are not well maintained; you can see the mildew on the edges of the items on display. You can go up and walk around the walkway on the wall to get a feel of... More 

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Thank Jojo C
Cebu City, Philippines
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of my favorite spot in Cebu City. A cheap entrance is so worth your money especially if it's your first time in the city. Not much activity except strolling and photo ops though. Just be mindful of your personal belongings but this is my nth visit and I haven't encountered any snatchers or pickpocketers. The place is also nice... More 

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Taguig City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I didn't have loads of expectations, since this fort is tiny (as colonial forts in the Philippines go) and it's not incredibly popular with tourists. Still, we were pleasantly surprised! There's a small museum inside that makes for good reading. The highlight for us though was to be able to walk around the tops of the fort's walls, and imagine... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of relics and good information. Nice and well preserved. The sights are from the top are worth a trip if you have nothing much to do that day.

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Thank lellwyn
Cebu City, Philippines
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I recommend this musuem/attraction to be visited by touists because it summarizes the history of Cebu. I think this place must be visited first because you will understand how Cebu became Cebu. I liked their idea of having OJT students to be tour guide because for our case they added fun while learning in our tour. You can go in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with friends/colleagues last December 2016 We went here via jeepney from Sugbu Museum It was past three in the afternoon and it was really humid when we arrived at the Plaza where the fort is located. It is actually near the port, not the fishing port but for the ships that travel to Bohol and other provinces in the... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought I was in a different timezone when I went to Fort San Pedro. Very nice historical place. Kids would learn a lot going here, too.

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Taiwan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I looked at some other reviews and I had mixed opinions because of the tone of some of the comments. First, how possible is it that you will ever be here again, in your life?! While this is certainly not one of the top places I have ever seen, I am glad I went. Second, any history/info/observation that seems to... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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97 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place offers a glimps of Cebu history under the Spanish.The enterance and the wall is interesting. Admisdion fee is ph 30 .there is also a photo exhibition of the old city when it was under the US occupation.

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