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Basilica del Santo Nino

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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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  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
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Osmena Boulevard, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This church is impossible to miss since tourists converge towards it. For the several times I have been there, it is always teeming with tourists. But don't let that stop you from saying a prayer inside the church and see the Santo Nino. Just a...More

Thank Shelanee
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the original sto. nino basilica and you will experience the holiness of the place. Secured area and you can pray, and express your faith in god in silence, taking pictures and near to magellans cross.

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The area outside is very busy. Once you are inside, less so. The basilica is huge and a must see for the history. We were warned by our guide about pick pockets in the area so be careful

Thank Tasneem A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing church with a lot of people daily. The church was awesome and was well maintained. There were lots of devotees!

Thank Zupreme1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Together with the Magellan's Cross, this church is another historical highlight of Cebu which you should not miss when visiting the place.

Thank RoyalMom8
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good experience to see senyor sto nino the famous patron saint of cebu city. a must visit this place.

Thank RaydeCastro
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Basilica del Santo Niño is probably the oldest church in Cebu. It is home of the Holy Child Sto. Niño in whose feast is celebrated every January and the whole city of Cebu celebrates Sinulog every third Sunday of January. Tourist come here to do...More

Thank Natz1919
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here about 16 years ago. My wife and I just got married and we were planning to start a family then. We offered our prayers. Sixteen years after and we are back. This time with our 3 kids ages 15, 11 and 8....More

Thank Rommel C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very historic and interesting place to visit. Remember that it is still an active church with church services being offered so tread respectfully. Right next door is Magellan's Cross and a short walk to Cathedral Museum.

Thank Ricogu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For the culture. It's good .really touched with worship ceremony. The candle light beautiful.funtain also good for take picture.that's nice

Thank 耀霆 黃
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martha v
January 1, 2018|
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Response from TES983 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open on New Year's Day.
Spike S
November 19, 2017|
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Response from Myrna B | Reviewed this property |
The first mass is 5:30am and the last is around 7:30pm most days so I would say the church opens around 5am and close 9pm to give time to people to come and leave. The visit to the shrine at back of church is from 8:30am to... More
Spike S
November 19, 2017|
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