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Basilica del Santo Nino

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This famous church dates back to the early Spanish colonial era. The Church was founded by the Augustinian friars since their arrival in 1565. You could also find in the church the miraculous image of Sto. Nino (Child-Jesus).
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Osmena Boulevard, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
+63 32 255 6697
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lot of history behind the image of Baby Jesus believed to have originated from Mexico aboard the Spanish Galleons. Survived a fire and believed by locals ad miraculous . The Feast of Sto Nino is a Cebu holiday and very widely celebrated by numerous...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sto.Nino is a sacred place to pray. A lot of tourist also visit the place to pay tribute some are only for tourism purposes.

Thank eash441
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

basilica del sto nino is a must go for those visiting cebu. the church is a pilgrim destination for catholics. men and women from the provinces endure the long travel from provinces to be able to attend mass on fridays. the little jesus has helped...More

Thank Kibaks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been visiting our Señor Sto. Niño Basilica for the last 40 years and still do. I always look forward to the great Feast in January with 9 day novena masses . I attend the masses in preparation to HIS feastday. This brings my...More

Thank aclimaco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Basilica is such a historical place to visit and definitely a must-see in Cebu City. There’s a lot of people there but still a must-see!!!

Thank AceBrianV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited this church since the 70's and actually this is the only reason I go to Cebu-to visit and pray to the Sto. Niño. The Basilica is a beautiful church and well maintained by the administrators. And everytime I visit I feel so...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This basilica is of historical importance as it is a centuries old one and renovated later. It was founded in the year 1565 and later reconstruction was completed in 1739-1740. When I have visited the basilica the crowd was less. The atmosphere looked divine inside...More

Thank Mugunthan2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I remember my first time visiting the santo niño church. To be honest i was overwhelmed by the number of santo niño displayed at the most front of the church. It was a breathtaking sight for me. Inside the church there a lot of things...More

Thank angie g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best lplace to see an old church will so many amazing thing inside that will amaze you when you step in

1  Thank Oggikray
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I had to visit Sto Nino two days in a row but we only attended one evening mass. This place is a must-see for any tourist to Cebu.

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25 August 2018|
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Response from Eric A | Reviewed this property |
parking is nearby. waking distance in fact. you can park on the side of the road fronting magellan's shrine and just walk towards the church
10 August 2018|
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Response from Basilica Minore... d | Property representative |
The travel time going to Basilica is 30-40 minutes.
13 February 2018|
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Response from Esra B | Reviewed this property |
It’s near the Magellan cross ..you can search Magellan cross instead ..