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Basilica del Santo Nino

Osmena Boulevard, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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This famous church dates back to the early Spanish colonial era.
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  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
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Osmena Boulevard, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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Reviewed yesterday

located in downtown Cebu City... faithful flock in the Basilica especially Fridays and Sundays to celebrate mass and pay homage to Sr. Sto. Nino (baby Jesus). feast is celebrated every 3rd sunday of January: the famous SINULOG

Thank Jessilinamor
Reviewed 5 days ago

Mingle with people in Cebu visiting the holy site, went on a Sunday and was still very safe despite the large number of people

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 1 week ago

a gift from the spaniard to a filipino king, the Santo Niño.we went on a Sunday so full of worshippers. the whole Basilica is amazing. we tried to Q to see the Sto. Niño up close but long Q. we just went outside, there was...More

Thank Uchi O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This church is a perfect example of a spanish inspired architecture. During sunday mass, large crowd of people normally flock to attend the celebration of the Christian Eucharist. There was a large number of devotees when we arrived at the church to visit and see...More

Thank ynadqnor
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice to go inside and see the interior of the church including the ceiling paintings. Nice church and worth the stop.

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful church to visit and pray. We also saw the original Santo Nino which has a long line but moves quickly. Worth seeing

Thank LysT80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is located in the heart of the city so it is easy to find. The structure of the Church is old but it is truly magnificent.

Thank Mary-Grace T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever I go to Cebu, I never fail to visit the Church and the chapel at the back to pay my respects to Sto Nino. Cebuanos told us that every Friday is Sto Nino Day, and attend mass if you can. Its courtyard is big...More

Thank MaricarPuyo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Church grounds were clean. Although they should limit the vendors around the church and keep them further. The inside of the church was really magnificent. I am so blessed to hav3 visited the Child Jesus of Cebu!

Thank 20Twenty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are into old or historic churches, then best add this tourist attraction to your list of to-visit places in Cebu City. The visit may be quite uncomfortable if you're not into very crowded places. There are so many vendors around selling balloons or...More

Thank TES983
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Spike S
19 November 2017|
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Response from Myrna B | Reviewed this property |
The first mass is 5:30am and the last is around 7:30pm most days so I would say the church opens around 5am and close 9pm to give time to people to come and leave. The visit to the shrine at back of church is from 8:30am to... More
Spike S
19 November 2017|
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Response from Estefany T | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Salbutamol Math... I |
my email address is iloperamide@gmailcom since we could not pm here tnx