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Yap Sandiego Ancestral House

155 Mabini St. Parian, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
+63 32 266 2833
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One of the oldest residential structure in the Philippines.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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155 Mabini St. Parian, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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"old house"
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"antique furniture"
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"religious statues"
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"tour guide"
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"chinese merchant"
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"entrance fee"
in 33 reviews
"heritage monument"
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"living museum"
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"olden times"
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"casa gorordo"
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"take pictures"
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"blast from the past"
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"worth a visit"
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"on display"
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"piece of history"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I wish to give a better review but it was plain dissapointing , it was nothing but an old spanish era house preserved . Unlike other “ancestral houses” with stories and a wave of nostalgia washing over you as you go through each room ,...More

Thank mom511
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A very well preserved historical spot. It gives a very informed idea behind the history and colonial past of the Philippines

Thank Igor4President
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is really an old but durable old house. We saw the most authentic old dining table, bed, plates,sofa,etc. Guide will assist you about the history of the house.Parking is not available.It is a recommended place to visit.

Thank Sonia S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This house is amazing for a 343 yr old building. This is the oldest original Chinese house that is still standing. Every bit of the structure here is still in its original form. Amazing how strong these wood are, in fact we were told the...More

Thank dyhx
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We passed by this historical house after visiting Casa Gorordo. Loyd was our guide and was so warm, welcoming, and passionate. We learned about the different antiques, what the times were like back then, and how the owners use to conduct their daily lives. I...More

Thank Kim B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

an old family house converted to a museum. some items are donated. antique furniture and religious items are displayed.

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Thank JAYPROV
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yap Sandiego house is directly opposite the Heritage Monument. It is a very old house which is still used as a house on occasion. We were allowed to sit on the chairs, walk around the house and touch the treasures, amazing really. The guide was...More

Thank SueScapades
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fun and educational experience! Lloyd gave us a wonderful tour and explained the history of the house and its owners. My favourite part was the beautiful art made of shells! At 50 pesos a person and right near the Jesuit house and other...More

Thank Sara H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is located near a heroes shrine. It is a very old house that lets you see the things and set up of houses in the olden days. It is also nice to know that they give extra effort on maintaining the house while still...More

Thank fellizee
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

The house brings back my memories of my grandparents. I was so happy to see this kind of old house being preserved. The guide was very helpful explaining to my kids the parts of the house. And he was our photographer while touring the house...More

Thank daphne-jem
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Theresa N
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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
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