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“Impressive, popular church.”

Basilica del Santo Nino
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US$90.00*
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Mactan-Cebu Twin City tour with Round-Trip Transport
Ranked #1 of 112 things to do in Cebu City
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Owner description: This famous church dates back to the early Spanish colonial era.
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Impressive, popular church.”
Reviewed 3 August 2014

The church and surrounds are extensive and very popular with Catholics. The line of people waiting to touch the exibits was enormous and needed a lot of patience. The earthquake damage was disappointing and hopefully can be restored. There are a few peaceful spots. The outside Mass was very crowded.

Visited June 2014
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La Mirada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Promise kept!”
Reviewed 2 August 2014

I just love coming back here. Pit Senyor! So solemn, peaceful and beautiful. I was finally able to bring my daughter here as promised.

Visited July 2014
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Didn't know what to expect”
Reviewed 1 August 2014

Beautiful buildings, and really hit home to me the extent to which Catholicism plays a role in Philippine life. Worth a visit.

Visited July 2014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Holy....”
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Was here on a Sunday attending mass in the morning. The church itself is magnificent, especially inside. the architecture and painting on the ceiling was marvelous. but expect a lot of people who will be there during sundays.

The Magellan's cross was also there, near the church. you can take photos and ask some elderly women to pray for you and your family with free dancing from them. of course with a certain amount like US$ 1-2 with lighted candles that you will place near on the candle holders.

Visited December 2013
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Mandaue, Philippines
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“Just a Church”
Reviewed 29 July 2014

To me it was just another Church, Sad to say I did not really like it myself. Like most Churches here they look very old and not cared for. The Fort is very close so if you go here you should also see the Fort that is very nice.

Visited July 2014
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