basilica minore del sto nino cebu

basilica minore del sto nino cebu

The Minor Basilica of the Santo Niño or Basilica Minore del Santo Niño is a 16th century church in Cebu City in the Philippines. It was built purportedly on the spot where the image of the Santo Niño, a sculpture depicting the Holy Child Jesus found by Spanish explorers in 1565 preserved in a burned wooden box which was left behind during the 1521 Magellan expedition.

Posted by frank soul on 2011-05-28 10:49:13

Tagged: , cebu city philippines , churches , philippine heritages

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