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3 Churches to explore in Cebu City

Cebu City

It is the regional center of Central Visayas and is the seat of government for the province of Cebu. The city is a significant center of commerce, trade, and education in the Visayas.

Basilica Minore del Santo Niño de Cebu
Basilica Minore del Santo Niño de CebuPilgrim’s Center, Osmeña Blvd, Cebu City, 6000 Cebu, Philippines

The Church of the Infant is located near the Magellan's Cross and was rebuilt in 1740. It has been more than 200 years old and is the old Roman Catholic church in the Philippines. There is a statue of a young Jesus in a room in the Church of the Infant. It is said that Magellan gave the Queen of Cebu in 1521, and many locals will line up to pray.

Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral
Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral6000 Mabini St, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines

Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral is a wide religious structure of Spanish colonial design. Built between the 17th and 20th centuries, it is among the most important emblems of Catholicism in the Philippines. Inspect the statues of religious figures that decorate the square outside the church.

Krus ni Magellan
Krus ni MagellanP. Burgos St, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines

Magellan's Cross is a Christian cross made by Portuguese and Spanish explorers on 15 March 1521 as ordered by Ferdinand Magellan upon arriving in Cebu in the Philippines. As you can see, the cross is being housed in a chapel next to the Basilica Minore del Santo Nino , also popular site on Magallanes Street. The reason why the magellan krus is put in house is not only to protect the Cross from rain or the hot tropical sun, but also from fanatics who chipped away pieces believing it has miraculou

Map of Churches to explore in Cebu City