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Yap Sandiego Ancestral House

155 Mabini St. Parian, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
+63 32 514 3003
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155 Mabini St. Parian, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
+63 32 514 3003
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Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

One of the best museum in the city. The museum is an old house dated back during the 17th century which is now owned now by Val Sandiego. He is a famous choreographer of Sandiego Dance Company. The museum has great antique collections which were...More

1  Thank Princess K
Reviewed June 22, 2016

What an educational and interesting experience! Guests are allowed to roam freely through this historical home unaccompanied and take all the time (and photos) that they need to thoroughly explore and enjoy the many rooms and fascinating relics of the past contained within them. Certainly...More

1  Thank Peter D
Reviewed June 22, 2016

took a 25mins walk from f. ramos st. to reach here. its very worth visiting as its the oldest existing house outside of china with 95% of its original structure intact! inside with all sorts of historic items such as dining tables & sets, wardrobe,...More

1  Thank ChoiPeter
Reviewed June 11, 2016

If you are into relics and history, this place is also a must visit. This holds one of the most priced possessions of the Yap-San Diego family.

1  Thank _airish_qt
Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Interesting showcase of cebu's culture and heritage. A must see and must visit site. The staff is very friendly and accomodating.

Thank Promdi_Traveller
Reviewed June 7, 2016

It's amazing how things were preserved in the ancestral house. Worth of your time. Just need to pay Php 50 for entrance per pax.

1  Thank Irish_Kua
Reviewed June 5, 2016

Very interesting place with lots of original artefacts and furniture. Staff are very friendly and helpful. You can take as many photographs as you want. Brilliant value for money.

Thank Mal H
Reviewed June 3, 2016

The ancestral house is old but nicely restored. Great for photoshots and explore the real history of ancestors during Spanish period. Overall it's worth the visit.

Thank rdrogel
Reviewed June 2, 2016

One of the sites my family visited last April of this year was a very old house, the Yap Sandiego Ancestral House. The house was really very old, ancient would be a better word! It was truly worth our while because the whole place was...More

Thank drmbap
Reviewed May 26, 2016

Guided tour was fun. got lots of cool photos. you don't get museums that allows you to get up close and personal with historical artifact as you do here. your not just visiting a historic build you are visiting what is still currently a family...More

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Theresa N
February 6, 2015|
Response from ants080 | Reviewed this property |
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