More commonly known as the Santo Niño Basilica, Basilica del Santo Niño is a minor basilica in Cebu City—and a key landmark in the city. It was founded in 1565 by the Spanish explorer and friar Andrés de Urdaneta, and is the oldest Roman Catholic church in the country. It is also among the most famous because it is built upon on the site where the image of the Santo Niño de Cebú—the oldest Christian relics in the Philippines and a key artefact in the spread of Christianity throughout the country.

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