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Yap Sandiego Ancestral House

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Address: 155 Mabini St. Parian, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
Phone Number: 32 514 3003
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Amazing Centurie(s) Old Structure

It was awesome to visit an old house that has some great history. Entrance costs 50 pesos, and you can go around the place as much as you want. They placed a lot of ornaments that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was awesome to visit an old house that has some great history. Entrance costs 50 pesos, and you can go around the place as much as you want. They placed a lot of ornaments that the family owns. Make sure to see the "Masters Bedroom"

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This ancestral house should be definitely en route, if you do a Cebu sightseeing trip; it is well preserved and tells a genuine story of Philippine / Cebuano history

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here to tour my Australian boss and friend.I think the place is great! Felt like you time-traveled to the past for a short time there. Almost every furniture were as old as the house. Only problem is it's quite hot and humid inside.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its an old house owned by a Chinese family and passed down from generation to generation. It has exhibits/collection of the owners. The mini garden is nicely decoration. However, it is not really unique and not a must see in Cebu esp. if one is in a rush....

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An important local Chinese-Philippine family turned their ancestral home into a very interesting small museum. Most of the Cebu City tours will include it, and it is very interesting.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it is one of the oldest house that is left in cebu. located at the parian district. when you went there, you can see val sandiego collection of santo nino's. there is an entrance fee of 50 pesos which is a bit of a rip off for me considering the place is too small and there is basically nothing to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I’m a bit disappointed visiting the place. Upon arrival we were asked right away to pay the entrance fee of Php50.00 without even greeting us. That just looks rude. Then there were few tour guides which is understandable but I just really didn’t like the attitude of the guy sitting in the desk upon arrival. He is not really accommodating.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the oldest house in the Philippine's & worth the stop to have a look around . You can see how people lived over 300 years ago .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

For what there is to see, P50 is a bit steep, but the house offers a rare glimpse into a historical era that hints at a graceful way of life gone probably for ever.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Visited the place with my wife and friends. I have passed the house several times. We were curious about the old house and were just waiting for the right time to visit as the entrance fee is a bit high. The fee is really worth it. The house is well maintained and furnished for the age. I was impressed that... More 

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