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Address: Kaisa Heritage Center | Corner Anda and Cabido Streets, Intramuros, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Phone Number: 6325276083
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Bahay Tsinoy - Chinese Heritage

I have heard of this place several years ago but never bothered to check it out. It was because of my visiting cousin's prodding we decided to go to this place. We waited for 1... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
sandracyu
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Metro Manila, Philippines

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have heard of this place several years ago but never bothered to check it out. It was because of my visiting cousin's prodding we decided to go to this place. We waited for 1 pm for guests to enter as morning i think was delegated to States visitors at that time it was APEC. They had a 2 floor... More 

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Thank sandracyu
Makati, Philippines
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144 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its like ive entered the twilight zone. the displays are horrendous and the place is dirty. no maintenance

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2 Thank Atiyadlc
Cebu City, Philippines
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11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This the only Museum is fantastic and interesting yo see during old generation we have and some of our National Hero's are half blood Chinese so you must see it and you learn something.

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Manila, Philippines
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101 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

This is a non-profit center that feature the role of Chinese in the Philippines: the history, their contribution, prominent people, books, etc. There is a bookstore on the ground floor containing many books on the Chinese in the Philippines.

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1 Thank vic10101
Manila, Philippines
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81 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Bahay Tsinoy is a small museum situated within the walled city of Intramuros. It highlights the root history of the Filipino-Chinese, how they came to the Philippines and what their roll is to our country. Great mannequins and artworks depicting the lives of the Tsinoy in Old Manila. Very educational although the tour is very short yet expensive for a... More 

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2 Thank Marikeno
Cebu City, Philippines
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Just average, compare it to other museum in Asia. There is a need to update and improve the system of the story. Nothing unusual, sound effects are not good either.

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1 Thank Christopher M
Makati, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Situatated inside the walled city of Intramuros the Bahay Tsinoy is a museum cum classroom of sorts that showcases the history of the Filipino-Chinese or Tsinoy (Tsino at Pinoy). I was able to visit the center as part of my son's field trip group. I must say, I probably learned as much as he did - if not more. The... More 

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1 Thank RoyDV
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56 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

A good way to see the influence the Chinese had on the Filipino people. Great exhibits with lots of information. Also air con so a pleasure to walk around. Make sure u watch the video upstairs.

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1 Thank Linda J
Canada
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

A wonderful short history tour of the Chinese influence on the Filipino people and culture. The first floor is very well thought out and executed.

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1 Thank Marilou888
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183 reviews
82 attraction reviews
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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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