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Basilica del Santo Nino

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Address: Osmena Boulevard, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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This famous church dates back to the early Spanish colonial era.

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Place of workship - Sinulog Festival

The place for Sinulog celebration, where thousands and thousands of Catholic devotees meet to worship our Holy Infant Jesus, our Senor Sto. Nino! A busy place, yet fulfilling if... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Cebu City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A great place to visit if you like history. It was interesting when we went since they were having a special mass.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The place for Sinulog celebration, where thousands and thousands of Catholic devotees meet to worship our Holy Infant Jesus, our Senor Sto. Nino! A busy place, yet fulfilling if you will be able to visit this Basilica.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The miraculous Sr Sto Nino celebrate its festival during its 3rd Sunday of January. Every year, we decided to attend its 9-Day Novena because I myself has proven how miraculous the faith of the people to the Sr Sto Nino. We call the festival of Sr. Sto Nino Sinulog. Its a celebration of the arrival of Sr. Sto Nino into... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Historical but devoted at Santo Niño in Philippines it's the little Jesus representation if you are in Cebu you should visit this old beautiful church with the Magelan Cross.. go inside even on Sunday or in the week Filipino like to pass buy for praise..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my one of my favourite basilica in the Philippines. Its located in the heart of Cebu City where they said where christianity in the Philippines started. My long devotion to the child Jesus makes this place a memorable one for me. I love how the ladies praying or making sinulog prayers outside the church. Whenever you visit Cebu... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Basilica is mostly visited by pilgrims. I for one will make it sure that I will drop by every time I travel to Cebu.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The plaza for the cathedral was being renovated but services were not disturbed. The cathedral is typical of Filipino churches with stained glass windows and lots of worshippers. The original Sto. Nino is in a room behind the altar with entrance n the back left side of the church by the school. There is a museum by the front which... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The oldest Roman Catholic church in the country. This church is founded in 1565. Tip.Beware of very bad traffic jam here when you plan to travel anywhere in Mactan or Cebu. Be patient and spare times

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice basilica, with beautiful temple oozing history from the Magellan times. Need some time to immerse yourself to this piece of history

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place to learn the history of Cebu from the perspective of the Spanish and some of their interactions with the locals of the time.

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