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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This video is all about our day trip to Cebu Philippines. We visitrd as much as we could the sights and sounds that make Cebu famous. And we visited its old churches as well.
With its powder white beaches, azure blue waters and pristine fresh coral gardens, the island of Cebu in the Philippines is the perfect tropical escape.
Visit Cebu and be charmed by its natural splendor.
This itinerary is good for a group travel with the barkada. Fun-filled adventures like canyoneering, waterfall-chasing, animal encounters and laid back moments at the beach are perfect for any bunch of friends. With 6 days, we want to experience as much as Cebu and Bohol have to offer with our budget.
Cebu is a melting pot of culture, faith, and tourism. With instagram-worthy destinations, it's no surprise that this island is visited by travelers every year. Seeing that most of the people we know have been to Cebu and enjoyed their trip, Mark and I eagerly booked a flight during last year's piso fare sale at Cebu Pacific.
The Philippine Independence Day is a very important event in Philippine history because it marked the early chapters of the Filipinos fighting for freedom from the Spanish colonization.
This year's theme for Gabii sa Kabilin 2018, Balangay, sparked a specific childhood memory for me. I was probably 9 or 10 years old when I questioned my Dad, "Why do we have to read the book of Numbers in the Bible? What's in it for us"
It?s not new to everyone that the island of Cebu is home to world-class travel destinations loved by many travellers. But its capital city also holds a rich history that isnt often highlighted as must-see spots. Although we have already featured these Cebu City historical sites, we want to bundle them in one article for your convenience!