Magellan's Cross is a Christian cross planted by Portuguese, and Spanish explorers as ordered by Ferdinand Magellan upon arriving in Cebu in the Philippines on (depending on source) March 15 , 1521.
This cross is housed in a chapel next to the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño on Magallanes Street (Magallanes being the Spanish name of Magellan), just in front of the city center of Ceb ...
u City. A sign below the cross describes the original cross is encased inside the wooden cross that is found in the center of the chapel. This is to protect the original cross from people who chipped away parts of the cross for souvenir purposes or in the belief that the cross possesses miraculous powers. Some people, however, believe that the original cross had been destroyed or had disappeared after Magellan's death, and the cross is a replica that was planted there by the Spaniards after they successfully colonized the Philippines.
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Its time to explore the Queen City of the South, Cebu! Whether you prefer to do it DIY or go with an arranged tour, Cebu City will really impress you. Planning to go to Cebu too? Lets start, get a piece of paper to draft your own travel itinerary!
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I had lived for fifteen years in Cebu City. First to pursue my degree. Then I hopped from one job to another right after college. A part of this travel guide was published Rappler on August 6, 2016 as an insiders look on Cebu City. As you read through, you would realize that this is not the usual travel guide to Cebu City. It is a mix of the usual tourist attractions (Magellans Cross, Taoist Temple, and Tops) and the things I loved doing as a local. This is a mixture of walking destinations, trekking destinations, art and music scenes. I also included where to stay section and how to go from t ...
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Klement 09 this is my batch that finished the Nursing Programme in Mountain View College, Philippines in 2009. After graduation, we all went different ways. Too many different ways, and too far! LOL. Although we try to keep in touch through any form of social media, it is becoming so impossible to actually meet everyone in person. These people, along with our instructors and the great experiences during nursing school days, have influenced me in so many ways and I have learned so much of lifes lessons from them. They taught me how to laugh at my own mistakes and be brave enough to accept them, ...
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