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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 3 days ago

Years ago I looked at Magellan s Cross in Cebu City and everybody passing by Crossed themselves in Respect and Christian Faith , Impressive . History states that Spanish and Portuguese explorers placed this CROSS IN Cebu city , Introducing Christian Religion to the Philippines...More

Thank raquelneric
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cebu offers you a religious travel with the historical of so decades ago. One of the most touristic spot to be in crowd is Basilica St Nino with its Bastion, that kept the first cross to be believed the cross which was brought by Ferdinand...More

Thank HerryW82
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Significant Cross was the beginning of our rich christian heritage; where Catholicism soared in our lives and is a basis of our continous living inspite of the challenges we all face. Everyone who comes by the monument is reminded that Cebu indeed was a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This historic site is just a stone’s throw away from Basilica Minore de Santo Niño and one should never miss this when coming to the Basilica. There’s a certain feeling maybe because of the history of the place. Definitely recommended.

Thank AceBrianV
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is the cross i see at here not to big ,but it sachral ,and so many people come here to wish and put candle

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Magellan Cross is next to Sto Nino. So you kill two birds with a stone when you visit Magellan Cross and Sto Nino. No shorts allowed here and the gate keepers will loan you a piece of sarong to wrap over your shorts. Just...More

Thank JKL V
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice to visit a lot of history. Recommended to see when you are in Cebu City.Near in Basilica Santo Nino.

Thank zompoc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a cross in a small conservatory with a nice ceiling, the staff from the church are pleasant. Only need a few minutes there as not much else to see.

Thank Tammylabc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Most of us studied Magellan in school. Historical sight in Cebu City. Don't forget to purchase & bless your candles inside the cross area. The church is right next door.

Thank shivasirons13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A iconic must visit venue if you are in Cebu. Brilliant art works and religious value. Bring your cameras and this place does get crowded

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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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