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Address: 155 Mabini St. Parian, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
Phone Number: 32 514 3003
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amazing display. And GO INSIDE. not just peek.

I've read reviews here about people just passing by or just peeking at the door/window from the street. From that viewpoint, it gives injustice to the place. Please go inside... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I've read reviews here about people just passing by or just peeking at the door/window from the street. From that viewpoint, it gives injustice to the place. Please go inside like what our group did. When we went, unfortunately, we didn't know how to go in as the small door was closed. There was no sign where the entrance was,... More 

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KSA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Went here a long time ago actually, was just not able to finish my review. there was a very informative tour of the house and got to see a very tricky lock of the door that you are given to chance to puzzle out. thought I had the right answer but turned out it opens the other way, nice! great... More 

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manila
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This house is one of the oldest in Cebu. It dates back to the time when its location is still called Parian. Other than that distinction, there is not much to see in this place. I wish that the owners would have restored the place. I think it is a choice between conservation / restoration versus keeping things original. However,... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Love this ancestral house. Found a lot of antique pieces that is similar to my collection. Glad the family is taking good care of this rare possession.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

Nice enough to visit but feel it's been over cooked. Its a small place with locals dressed in period costumes.

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Birmingham, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

worthy of national trust status. Very impressive look back in time. Unspoilt although a little Cluttered. Lots to see inside and all very quirky but interesting. Odd but informative staff and all very helpful with photography even though some were a bit weird. A place the Waltons would be proud of.

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Beaverton, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Interesting to see. Have to stand on the side of road to look in or take pictures. No entrance so roadside.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Getting inside this ancestral home give us insight on what life was like for chinese-filipino aristocrats of the time. The collection of furnishings and Sto Nino images which would have been used from processions and feasts in the past is quite incredible

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Subic, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Visit the old wood town house and it is full with history. It was also not bad that the staff here is very helpfull.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

a step back from the present, nice to reminisce how it was in the old days. worth the visit if you are a history geek.

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Address: Address: 155 Mabini St. Parian, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
Phone Number: 32 514 3003
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Cebu City

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