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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%
  • Terrible1%
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“child jesus” (46 reviews)
Osmena Boulevard, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Rating the place itself, 4 stars. But the lines to see the doll are so very long. However the grounds are lovely and there are other religious figures to see, and a wonderful little gift shop that is very inexpensive. Don't miss this site!

Thank C0wgirly
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a historical church, so please respect the place when you come in regardless of your beliefs. I like that the offer complimentary covers for women who's showing off too much skin. I mean just wearing a tank top they would ask you to...More

Thank Egie10
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Before I comment it is noteworthy to state that I am not exactly impressed with the forced conversion of the locals to Catholicism. The basilica is full of paintings reinforcing a clearly disturbing and evil time of oppression by the Spanish - including paintings of...More

Thank Jason H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A old church with historical value to see, remember to go to the church museum where seem not much visitors but very valuable to have a look!!

Thank gaberialau
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For people beyond Cebu, the Cathedral can allow you to see how the local proceed their worship and also the beautiful construction and decoration.

Thank new76106
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like that you see a lot of cops/ police visibility around the area. This church is one of the oldest church in Cebu. You see a lot of tourists here.. If your wearing short shorts a lady will ask you to wear a makeshift...More

Thank lizamarie2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

very solemn place in spite of the number of crowd visiting the shrine. the devotees come from all walks of life. great shrine to recharge our spiritual aspect.

Thank streeteasy55
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was not that easy to find, even though quite close to the fort. It sisn't help that our taxi driver seemd to feign ignorance and then fleeced us for the fare. Anyway when we eventually found the church it was well worth the visit....More

Thank AdrianS2403
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interesting sight to see and give insights into Catholicism in the Philippines. One thing to note though is they operate a conservative dress code - cover shoulders and legs above the knee if you wish to enter inside.

Thank Ellie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Keeping up with the promise. Late last year, during one of my biz trips in Cebu, I happened to go with some of my colleagues who wanted to go to SM Seaside. Heading there, they asked if we could make a quick stop at the...More

Thank t0mferraris
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Aries J
27 April 2015|
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