Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño
Address: Downtown Cebu
Town/City: Cebu City Philippines
Built In 1565 (burnt down a couple times and finally finished 1740) by Miguel Lopez de Legazpi and Fr. Andres Urdaneta. It holds the oldest Christian relic in the Philippines - the statue of Santo Niño (infant Jesus). This statue was given to Rajah Humabon and Queen Juana when Magellan first arrived in Cebu. You will find a never ending line of worshippers coming to pray in front of Santo Niño. During Sinulog Festival this area is packed with people.
Entry is free
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