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“A piece of history”
Review of Magellan's Cross

Magellan's Cross
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Mactan-Cebu Twin City tour with Round-Trip Transport
Ranked #7 of 112 things to do in Cebu City
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Owner description: This is the spot where Ferdinand Magellan planted a cross in the soil in 1521 and claimed the Philippines for Spain.
San Pablo City, San Pablo, Philippines
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“A piece of history”
Reviewed April 9, 2013

Great place to see the history of christianism in the philippines. A pice of history and knowledge. Near the basilica de sto niño

Visited February 2013
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Le Cannet, France
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“Historical place”
Reviewed April 4, 2013

A nice way to remind where Magellan died. This cross is in front of the entrance of the Santo Nino Basilica who also need to be see.

Visited March 2013
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Brookings, Oregon
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“Interesting bit of history.”
Reviewed April 3, 2013

Until I saw this, I forgot magelland was even over this far. The site reviews the history, and nice display, as well as the photo opportunity.

Visited April 2013
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Tubigon, Philippines
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“Historic”
Reviewed March 31, 2013

The original cross of Ferdinand Magellan is wrapped in a wooden case. Magellan is the one who lead the first voyage to circumnavigate the globe, although Magellan himself did not make it to the end of the voyage because he was killed in one of the islands near Cebu.

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Cavite City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“A great symbol of the past”
Reviewed March 28, 2013

Located right beside the Basilica of Sto. Nino, this small structure is one of the most frequently visited place in Cebu. Being there is like having been part of the past. I just wish that the local government pays attention to its maintenance. The structure needs repair and perhaps cleaning.

Visited March 2013
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