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Address: Kaisa Heritage Center | Corner Anda and Cabido Streets, Intramuros, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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Well Documented visual history of Chinese Influence in the Philippines

Because it's air-conditioned in this museum, one can enjoy the exhibits in comfort. The history is engaging and interesting and worth some of your travel time, if this type of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Because it's air-conditioned in this museum, one can enjoy the exhibits in comfort. The history is engaging and interesting and worth some of your travel time, if this type of thing captures your attention. The museum is well kept, clean and quiet. One can arrange a guide. There's a hologram show, plus plenty to keep you interested.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Last time I came here with a friend who introduced me to Filipino culture. I love what I discover and see the variety of art works here in this place.

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is a good place for those who want to find out the Chinese influence in the Philippines. The museum was not large; its first floor shows history of how the Chinese came to Manila; and how Spanish treated them afterwards. The upper level shows collections of Chinese-descendants, while the third floor shows the integration of Chinese people with others.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

itt is located in the along at the corner of calibo and anda street. the building has huge collums in the front. it explains the history of the chinese in philipines. the meseum is divided into different sections all showing the history of the chinese. A good place to learn about the chinese culture and heritage in philipines.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Bahay Tsinoy located within the Intramuros highlights the 500 years of recorded history in the migration of Fujian and Guangdong Chinese to Phillipines. The display and records are among the most comprehensive in SE Asia. To truly understand the multi-faceted nature of the Chinese diaspora in SE Asia in the last 5 centuries, a visit to Bahay Tsinoy and Manila... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The exhibits were very attractive, educational and well maintained. I recommend the place especially for Filipinos with Chinese blood since it would be quite fun to learn about your heritage. I honestly didn't go with high expectations, but I could say that I was impressed. Don't go alone if you get scared easily, the wax life-like figures might creep you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This is a unique museum that showcases the history of the Chinese in the Philippines. well laid out and very educational and interesting.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This is a wonderful place to visit while you have time in Manila area. It is also very educational and I learned a lot about history especially re: our Filipino-Chinese heritage. The wax statues and displays all look very realistic. There is also a parking area below.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

if youd like to learn about the history of the chinese in the philippines then this a museum to visit. it is very near san agustin church and museum.

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Manila, Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

It was a very enlightening experience. The museum gives the history of the Chinese people who came to the country. One will be surprised how humble their start was in the Philippines. A must see for Fil-Chi.

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