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Cathedral Museum of Cebu

Corner Manalili and P. Gomez Streets, Cebu City, Philippines
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Ranked #27 of 40 attractions in Cebu City
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- May 8, 2014
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English first
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Walking distance from Santo Nino. Lots of artifacts and very interesting exhibits. The building architecture is beautiful. We were just browsing through... What this place desperately needs is a tour guide. Best part: The lovely garden at the backyard / Building architecture

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Manila, Philippines
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

located along mabine st the architecture of the church is typical of Spanish colonial churches in the country, namely, squat and with thick walls to withstand typhoons and other natural calamities. The facade features a trefoil-shaped pediment, which is decorated with carved relieves of floral motifs, an IHS inscription and a pair of griffins. The Spanish Royal Coat of Arms... More

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Cebu City, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

We had that museum tour in our school and we visit this one but I didn't really enjoyed much since i was not interested to learn history.

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Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

Worth a visit to see hows the church in Philipines. Classic church feel. You can see people doing prayers inside so be considerable. Not much touts as its a more local church place rather than a travellers attractions.

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Los Angeles
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

The best part about the Cathedral Museum is its architecture, with its capiz-shell windows, and huge planks of wooden floors. It's right next door to the Cathedral itself, and both structures aren't that far from many other historic sites in Old Cebu: Santo Nino Basilica (which by the way has a charming small museum); Fort San Pedro, Yap-Sandiego House, Old... More

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