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Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral

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Address: Cebu City, Philippines
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A church with its on beauty

The church ground is huge and beautiful but wait till you enter the church. It is decorated with all sorts of statues and carving and paintings and the altar looks stunning in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
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Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The church ground is huge and beautiful but wait till you enter the church. It is decorated with all sorts of statues and carving and paintings and the altar looks stunning in gold. Good for those who are into churches, building, arts and architecture.

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Al Khor, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We held our wedding at the cathedral. The priest was absolutely lovely, he did everything to keep us at our ease and make sure that the ceremony went without a hitch.

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cathedral is old on the outside, but very modern on the inside. I wasn't expecting it to be so beautiful inside. I was actually distracted with the very nice architecture while hearing Mass. I really marvelled at the place the whole time. I heaved a heavy sigh of satisfaction when I left the church. My trip to Cebu was... More 

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Greater Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So amazed at how old this place was built in the 1500's it was well worth the stop on our tour to see.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the biggest church in Cebu. It showcase the Christianity of the Filipinos here. Our culture goes together with faith.

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Kawit, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

The Cathedral is actually an alley away from the Basilica Minore de Sto Nino. It is more modern, but has classically designed items inside. Was able to attend an afternoon mass here.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Visiting the Church at around 6pm, give its visitors a scenic view. The lights sorrounding the church add beauty to its lovely and classic architecture. The Cathedral houses the second oldest bell in the Philippines. The park in front of the Cathedral makes the entire area a very good place for worship, family bonding and relaxation. It is one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Beautiful place to observe, take photos and listen to the cathedral choral singing. Located in historical centre of Cebu city what makes it easy for travellers to attend this Cathedral.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

One of the oldest church in Cebu City. Even though the Cathedral has several improvement, but still they preserved the historical design of the church.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Went here to attend the mass. More new compared to Santo Nino Shrine. A lot of statues of different saints in every foundation of the church. Mother Mary small room immediately on your right upon entry.

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