Magellan's Cross

Magellan's Cross is a Christian cross planted by and explorers as ordered by Ferdinand Magellan upon arriving in in the on 16 or 17 March 1521.

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Church
The Basílica Menor del Santo Niño de Cebú, commonly known as Santo Niño Basilica, is a minor basilica in in the that was founded in the 1565 by Fray Andrés de Urdaneta, O.S.A. and Fray Diego de Herrera, O.S.A. Photo: Magalhães, Public domain.

Tourist attraction
Fuerte de San Pedro is a military defense structure in , built by the Spanish under the command of Miguel López de Legazpi, first governor of the Captaincy General of the Philippines. is situated 440 metres east of Magellan's Cross. Photo: Ramirez72, Public domain.

Tourist attraction
Malacañang sa Sugbo was the official residence of the President of the Philippines in the . is situated 340 metres southeast of Magellan's Cross. Photo: ericlucky290, CC BY 2.0.

University
is the independently administered medical school arm of Velez College in , . is situated 1½ km north of Magellan's Cross.

Localities in the Area

City is the main city on Island in the and is known as the Queen City of the South. Photo: P199, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Cordova, officially the Municipality of Cordova, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of , . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is a city in the , part of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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