Magellan’s Cross

Whenever you see the photo the Magellan’s Cross, you think of Cebu City. Magellan’s Cross was erected by the Portuguese explorers when they arrived on April 21, 1521. It was named after their lead explorer, Ferdinand Magellan, or Fernando de Magallanes in Spanish.

Southern Entrance of the Magellan’s Cross (Sto. Nino Church side):


For the oldies who can hardly read the words below: This Cross of Tindalo Wood Encases the Orginal Cross Plan by Ferdinand Mangellan On This Very Site. April 21, 1521.

Shot at Cebu City Hall side.

4 thoughts on “Magellan’s Cross

  1. sus… a very special place for me. Many times sto. niño save me, yet i’m not fit to be called his son. Gibahak lang jud ning mga citom every friday dire sto. niño church kay kung musimba ta, mag lisod ta ug parking, ticket dayon ug i-towing… dili na lang ta mucimba kay wla man parkingan hehehe.

  2. sus… a very special place for me. Many times sto. niño save me, yet i’m not fit to be called his son. Gibahak lang jud ning mga citom every friday dire sto. niño church kay kung musimba ta, mag lisod ta ug parking, ticket dayon ug i-towing… dili na lang ta mucimba kay wla man parkingan hehehe.

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