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One of the oldest residential structure in the Philippines.
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155 Mabini St. Parian, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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+63 32 266 2833
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Reviewed 3 days ago

As colon street is the oldest street in the Philippines , your suppose to see lot of old house that could have been 400 to 500 yrs old, but to great disappointment this one is the last.

Thank melchor c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A 340+ old house that is still standing in the middle of the busy city of Cebu. Amaze as they explain every details of the house structure and things.

Thank Nica M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My guide informed that this house is 300 years old. While not in the best state of repair it is still worth a visit for the historical aspect alone. Not really sure that the people dressed in some form of traditional clothing added to the...More

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So nice to have visited the oldest abode in the Philippines. Thank you very much Lloyd for touring us around and explaining to us every detail. Hope to visit again.

Thank Gwen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Yap Sandiego ancestral home is a place where you can feel how the ancestors live before. You will be greeted by this lady wearing an old spanish style costume which is a replica of the painting behind here. Then you will be briefed by...More

Thank Jocelyn C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When our tour guide stopped at this place half of our group said they rather wait in the van.... it was deceiving as the structure looked old and shabby halfhearted, we went in and I’m so glad we did... we learned of this house’s fascinating...More

Thank Hunnybe1319
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a historical writer, being in Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House made me gather a lot of historical romantic plot just in case if I have to write another novel. If you're an avid fan of such historical places like this, you will definitely enjoy here. Plus,...More

Thank Mecyll G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The house keeps their original old furnitures, like the dining tables, chairs, bed. There are tour guide who will assist the visitors who will share the family history which will start from the ground floor, 2nd floor and ends at the garden. It is recommended...More

Thank SoniaSuria
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Guide was very friendly and very informative of this well preserved house from the 1500s. He was also our photographer that took some great shots on our cell phones. Well worth the minimal entry fee.

Thank Catherine S
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Heritage house that enabled me to travel back in time. Well explained by the guides, really loved the visit

Thank Mel G
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Theresa N
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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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