Tag: Cebu History

Cebuano Weapons Used During the Battle of Mactan

The battle of Mactan was a historical event that took place on April 27, 1521. 500 years later, it is still very relevant. After all, it defined the Filipino spirit of stubbornness...

The Last Rajah of Cebu

The Battle of Mactan which occurred in April 27, 1521 concluded with the victory of the Cebuano natives. They successfully drove away the Spanish armada, defining the independence of the Philippines from...

Cebu Heritage Monument: Cebu’s History in Statues

Unbeknown to many travelers and visitors to the Queen City of the South, the rich history of Cebu City is actually displayed in a certain district and in plain sight. Standing gloriously in...

Fun Fact: Brgy. Hipodromo was a former horse racing track

Horses have always been a part of the Cebuano culture. Even now, the Kalesa's are still used as a means of transportation in some parts of Cebu.  But did you know that a...

World War II tank finally dug out in Medellin after 75 years

Seventy-five years after the end of World War II, the remaining half of the WWII US Army M5A1 Stuart tank was finally dug out from the Dagusungan river in Medellin, Cebu. Stuarts are light...

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