Basilica del Sto. Nino
Right beside Magellan’s Cross is the imposing Basilica del Santo Niño. Founded in 1521 and finished in 1739, it is the oldest Roman Catholic church in the Philippines. Like many of the churches during the Spanish period, the structure is made of coral stone mortared with egg whites, mud, and hay.
Cebu's holiest church houses a revered Flemish statuette of the Christ child (Santo Niño) that dates to Magellan's time. The church is no stranger to hardship: established in 1565 (the first church in the Philippines), three earlier structures were destroyed by fire, before the existing baroque…
It is located at the basement of the Basilica Pilgrim centre. The museum houses the Santo Nino's vestments in various sizes, jewelries from rings to necklaces are placed in one display cabinet, gifts of devotees offered to the Santo Niño for his use during his feast on the third Sunday of January.
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