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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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“old house” (76 reviews)
“dining tables” (5 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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155 Mabini St. Parian, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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+63 32 266 2833
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"old house"
in 76 reviews
"antique furniture"
in 15 reviews
"dining tables"
in 5 reviews
"tour guide"
in 28 reviews
"religious statues"
in 7 reviews
"heritage monument"
in 19 reviews
"chinese merchant"
in 5 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 33 reviews
"living museum"
in 5 reviews
"casa gorordo"
in 14 reviews
"take pictures"
in 23 reviews
"blast from the past"
in 6 reviews
"on display"
in 7 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 14 reviews
"piece of history"
in 6 reviews
"walking distance"
in 5 reviews
"visit this place"
in 5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days 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
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Reviewed 1 week 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
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Reviewed 1 week 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
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Reviewed 2 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
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Reviewed 2 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
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Reviewed 3 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
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Reviewed 3 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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

A visit to Cebu on a Sunday took us to the Yap Sandiego ancestral home. The home was well preserved and you have the option to ask for a guided tour. We were assigned Lloyd. And what a blessing that was. He didn't just give...More

Thank AdventurousEater2014
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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Our last stop during our city tour, it amazed me how the family preserved all the antiques in this property everthing looks vintage including the front desk, she explained that the owner also owned a filipiniana/local custume shops and shes wearing the product, staff are...More

Thank dianne_tjm
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Theresa N
6 February 2015|
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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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