Basilica Minore del Santo Niño

The Basilica Minore del Santo Niño holds a special place in the hearts of Cebuano faithful as the oldest Roman Catholic church established in the country.

Built on the spot where the image of the Santo Niño, a symbol of the spread of Christianity in the Philippines, was found, the church is a grand testament to the religious devotion of the Filipino people.

Its annual Sinulog festival, honoring the child Jesus, transforms the city into a vibrant mosaic of dance, color, and culture.

Magellan's Cross

Magellan’s Cross is a pivotal historical marker in Philippine history, housed in a chapel next to the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño.

It symbolizes the arrival of Christianity with the landing of Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan in 1521.

This cross is a significant relic for both history buffs and pilgrims, representing a crossroads of faith, culture, and heritage.

Simala Shrine

Simala Shrine is a castle-like church often visited for its miraculous Virgin Mary, to whom many devotees attribute numerous answered prayers.

The architecture is both majestic and spiritually uplifting, providing a peaceful sanctuary for prayer and reflection amidst the rolling hills of Southern Cebu.

Fort San Pedro

Fort San Pedro is the oldest fort in the Philippines, a historical military defense structure that now serves as a living museum and park.

Its walls tell stories of the Spanish colonial period, offering visitors a glimpse into the island’s turbulent past and its journey to the present.