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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 3 days ago
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Cebu City, Philippines
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Cebu City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a very solemn place to pray and you can see the very rich culture of Cebu in the Basilica at the Back of it is the Magellans Cross. A great architectural and religious attraction. 👍🏼

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It is said that this is where Catholicism started in the Philippines. More than 80 percent of Filipinos are Catholic. So this is important not just to the religion but to the country.

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San Pedro, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were fortunate to catch a mass as it was starting. Ssince it was the week before Sinulog, there were a lot of people. They had guards and ushers inside the church to guide the people coming in and out of the church.

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Cebu Island, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There's this charm and beauty that renews one faith and spirit when you visit Basilica del Sto. Nino. As devotees flock and line to pay tribute and pray to the Holy Child, one can't help buy be awed and at the same time reflect in prayers amongst the crowd of believer. The place though is near Colon where one has... More 

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Thank Emet S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago 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 3 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 4 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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