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The place is just a small house but it is packed with history. A good reminder of how simple life used to be. And that we should never forget our ancestors. The place is good for picture taking too.. :)
The Yap Sandiego Ancestral House is one of the oldest homes in Cebu, Philippines – built in the late 17th century. We walked in and were instantly taken back into time. It was so rich in culture and well preserved. We were shocked with the...More
My favourite spot of the city tour. It’s like time travel, with the 1930’s radio still works. The guide was good, very clear in explaining the history and made it interesting. Great to see that the history is preserved by the Yap Sandiego family for...More
This is a truly authentic house which provides a wonderful view of everyday life for a Chinese family living in the Philippines. The house itself is one of the oldest in Cebu. Staff were very helpful and the visit enjoyable. Tours don’t seem to go...More
Not exactly hidden, as it sits prominently at the corner of Mancini and Lopez-Jarna Streets, the Yap-San Diego house is largely unknown to taxi drivers and local residents. Built in the late 17th Century by the Chinese merchant Don Juan Yap and his wife Maria...More
Live this place and the people. Had a great tour. The guides were brilliant, very knowledgeable and helpful. They explained a lot about the house, the Philippines and they took their time to take some nice photos of us as we were walking round. A...More
As part of guided day tour of cebu we stop by at this very historical home of the yap sandiego... its very historical and educational seeing and experiencing home how Filipinos live then more than 300yrs .. this place is a must to visit when...More
Think of spending about an hour for the tour. It is an open house (still used sometimes by the owner) full of artifacts of cultural and historical significance. Like a museum, but you are allowed to even touch things. Try... More
Think of spending about an hour for the tour. It is an open house (still used sometimes by the owner) full of artifacts of cultural and historical significance. Like a museum, but you are allowed to even touch things. Try to listen to the curator, Ariel. It makes your visit more enjoyable!