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This is the spot where Ferdinand Magellan planted a cross in the soil in 1521 and claimed the Philippines for Spain.
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Cebu City, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this place just to see the famous Magellans Cross. Place was unsafe for tourist as too many vendors are selling stuff. It is near the Basilica de santo nino, the very famous church where they celebrate the sinulog festival. Forget about riding a...More

Thank LVramsey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A place to visit when you go to Cebu City , i like everything in it, its not famous for nothing, its just walking distancefrom other historic places in Cebu so no need to pay for a tour .

Thank dianne_tjm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice little free attraction. The original cross is actually inside another cross (I think) but you get the history, its a nice little building as well, free entry, spend 5 minutes there

Thank VeganABZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing much to see except a small building and a cross. But it signifies history and culture. The cross is quite fascinating

Thank Wander_Lust1969
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A good day tour learning the rich culture of Cebuanos and the Philippines. Magellan's Cross is something unique and different. Good experience

Thank caleb m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the main historic site that reminds Spanish exploration and introduction of Christianity on the island. Situated beside Sto Nino Church and place to visit as a tourist attraction

Thank pshift2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s been almost 20 years since my last visit. The place is still pretty much the same but I appreciated it more now than I was a kid. The church also has a museum if you want to stay longer.

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good place for prayer and reflection. Amazing place next to Santo nino church. Lovely decorative ceiling

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Historic location, well preserved... best information how Christianity started in the Philippines...

Thank Rey A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is literally the Cross and that's it. People visit and have their and move on. It is next to the Baciolica though.

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annalizaF2013
19 March 2015|
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Response from onimasa1127 |
At least, you can take a bus from airport to Cebu city, SM City Mall. It costs 25php per ride. Only down side is that it operates only hourly....
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