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Fort San Pedro

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One of the distinguishable landmark of Cebu is Fort San Pedro. Built for military defense
by the Spaniards.

Fuerza San Pedro, the fort is described as built of stone mortar with a terraplein where guns are mounted. The fort contains the necessary buildings. The largest of these buildings was the “Cuerpo de Guardia” where the personnel that manned the fort lived. Adjacent to it was the “Vivende del Teniente” which was the living quarters of the lieutenant of the Fort. In between the aforementioned buildings is a well. At one corner attached to the walls of the bastion San Miguel (NE) was the “Alamazaros del Rivera” (powder magazine where the fort’s supply or arms and gunpowder from Manila were stored).

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Fort San Pedro was named to honor the ship of the Spanish conquistador
Miguel Lopez de Legazpi – “San Pedro”.

Fort San Pedro

Fort San Pedro

Fort San Pedro was later on turned into a National Shrine.

Fort San Pedro

Fort San Pedro

Tourists and locals alike visit the place to know and learn its history.

Fort San Pedro

Fort San Pedro

Various plants and trees are now grown inside the structure since it served as the site for the clubhouse of the Cebu Garden Club in 1957.

Fort San Pedro is located in the Pier area. Easiest way to get there is through a taxi.

Entrance Fee:

Regular – P30
Senior – P 24
Students & Children – P20

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