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Basilica del Santo Nino

Osmena Boulevard, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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This famous church dates back to the early Spanish colonial era.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
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Osmena Boulevard, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This church contains an important part of Philippine history - the image of the Santo Nino which plays an important role in Catholicism in the country

Thank Myrna B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come here every year as a way of giving thanks for the favors bestowed. Masses can be pretty crowded even in ordinary days.

Thank wenlong3788
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is so beautiful... I and my partner attended an english mass for my birthday.... this is a must for those who love old churches :)

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church is very beautiful and sacred. Don't wear shorts or short skirts as a sign of respect to the church. Although if you happen to wear shorts/skirts, in the entrance of the church, they will give you a cloth and you will use it...More

Thank claireisakitty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This century-old church is beautifully ornate and very rich in religious icons and local devotees. If you're a traveler who wants to see an organic Catholic following, this is definitely for you.

Thank izzyluvsme
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’m so excited and I’m well overwhelmed while approaching the church. If your a religious person you will be feels what I’m saying aside of being a tourist. Always remember if your visiting to a place where you’ve never been gone through - for a...More

Thank Vien F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My team brought me to mass at Basilica del Santo Nino on my first visit to Cebu. It is amazing to see the sheer number of faithful in Cebu. The history and beauty of the place are captivating.

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very near to Magellan Cross just few meter away you will not missed this big beautiful crowded Church. One need to be careful with pickpocket vendors selling balloons selling candles nice visit to this church there is a museum in one corner how ever you...More

Thank kokomitay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Basilica is one of the historical place.Never missed to visit this place.Its really worth it. Church is very old.

Thank mcdcttravelandtours
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Whether or not you are a Catholic or even if you are not a religious person I recommend a visit to the basilica. There is much to see including the architecture and the paintings, the displayed artifacts and the ornate and colorful church displays which...More

Thank KweqSmanit
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Aries J
27 April 2015|
Response from Roy J |
Dawn to dusk.