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Magellan's Cross

4.1/5
336 Reviews
Historical SiteBeach
Liked by 37
Closed Open from 8:00am-6:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1 hour
Address: P. Burgos St, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines
Phone: +63-78-9456321

What people are saying:

One of the historical places in Cebu,located just beside one of the oldest church as well, Sto.Nino Cebu

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  • KhanKluay
    KhanKluay
    DUS
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    One of the must see sights

    Magellan's cross is a landmark of Cebu City, and one of the must see sights, of course. It's situated in a lively central area, but during the afternoon visit, it was never really crowded. No no queui...

    Reviewed on /Date(1609405445000+0800)/
  • aamart1969
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    Reopened

    The Cebu City Historical & Religious ( Catholic ) Magellan’s Cross has on recently reopened since the Coronavirus lockdown restrictions...

    Reviewed on /Date(1602829926000+0800)/
  • viajerolokal1925
    viajerolokal1925
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    A Must-See for the Religious and History Buffs

    There's no amazing item here. One, there's none left of the original wooden cross planted by Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan. So the administrator put in its place a concrete replica of the c...

    Reviewed on /Date(1598567130000+0800)/
  • Mark D
    Mark D
    Cebu City, Cebu Island, Visayas
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    Nice place for a couple pictures....

    Albeit it is not the original authentic location,or cross it does signify major historical events... small.. some decent reading around... but 20-30 minutes tops and its finished.. if you are close by...

    Reviewed on /Date(1588438176000+0800)/
  • 964lalal
    964lalal
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    Wow

    It is only small place. But you can take a.good photo there and can know about the history of that. H

    Reviewed on /Date(1588204673000+0800)/

Additional Information

Introduction

The large wooden cross is supposed to contain the remnants of the very cross that Magellan planted upon landing in the Philippines.
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