This is one of the rich historical legacy in Cebu which is located in the Pier Area of Cebu City. It is the oldest and smallest triangular-bastion fort in the country that was built in the year 1738 by Spaniards and indigenous Cebuano laborers. It served as military defense and was the focal point of Spanish settlement. It also served as a stronghold for Filipino revolutionaries. At present, part of the fort is a museum.
A large statue of Legazpi and Antonio PigafettaÃ‚Â may be seen outside the fort walls and inside it were legacies of the Spanish government. It has well preserved artifacts such as Spanish document, paintings and sculpture. These days it served as a historical park and a famous venue for prenuptial pictures or wedding receptions at that. It is under the care of administration of City of Cebu and to earn income, one would pay entrance fee as follows: Regular fee is P 30.00, Senior Citizen is P 24.00 while students and children have the same rate of P 20.00.