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“Expensive but Nice”
Review of Magellan's Cross

Magellan's Cross
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Owner description: This is the spot where Ferdinand Magellan planted a cross in the soil in 1521 and claimed the Philippines for Spain.
Reviewed 20 May 2014

Portions are a bit small, but the food is pretty good and its nice to sit at a solid wooden bar and feel like a proper dude. I recommend the roast beef sandwich...but likely order 2 if you're a big fella!

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Reviewed 20 May 2014

Affected by the earthquake that hit Cebu last year, this attraction is now under renovation. We arrived here late (around 7pm) so the gates were closed. GOod thing my camera can still capture the historical landmark inside the gate. There's no notice as to how long the renovation will take place.

2  Thank JaDeRPh
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Reviewed 15 May 2014

Less than an hour is needed to visit this historical spot which is in front of Santo Nino church. Visted on Easter day and enjoyed the interaction with the pilgrims

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Reviewed 6 May 2014

If the history is true...
It is impressive to be at the same spot n which Magellan stepped and settled in the Philippines.
It is small... and some times the praying ladies (Which don't even turn the candles on and they pray the all day with the same candles to other people) and the beggars can be very annoying.
But if you are going to see Santo Niño Church... they is a must to stop here... it os right outside.

1  Thank Galipan73
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Reviewed 4 May 2014

If you are looking for some history then this one of the places to visit
but be warned, there are many beggars and pick pockets operating here
even though there were 2 police officers on duty a pick pocket still attempted
to dip my pocket FOOL ..

1  Thank peacfullone
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