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Yap Sandiego Ancestral House

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Address: 155 Mabini St. Parian, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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+63 32 514 3003
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US$90.00*
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Private Full-Day Cebu and Lapu-Lapu Cultural Tour
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US$20.00*
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Small-Group Cebu City Afternoon Fun Tour by Coach
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US$36.15*
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Private Half-Day Cebu Landmarks and Historical Tour

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interesting culture

i was lucky as i had a tour guide to explain everything to me, so it was meaningful and historical whereby details was exciting. i am unsure if without a guide if it would bring... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Sunshine Z
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Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
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Cebu City, Philippines
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28 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

For my Balikbayan friends, it was a good, enlightening experience seeing the way of life during the 1900's. The in-house guide made it interesting with snippets of history intertwined with the family's heritage. The downside is that sooner than later, decay would overtake whatever is left of this ancestral house and it would be a shame to see it go.... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

i was lucky as i had a tour guide to explain everything to me, so it was meaningful and historical whereby details was exciting. i am unsure if without a guide if it would bring the same meaning

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Thank Sunshine Z
Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's worth a look but I wouldn't go out of my way to get there. It is located near the Heritage monument and Casa Gorordo so you might as well stop and take a look.

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Thank scottofhawaii
Cebu City, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The house was really very old, you would really get to see the furniture,fixtures and dining utensils being used by the Filipinos in the old times. The house was a representation of an Elite Filipino family during the Spanish times, thus you would see its elegance though they looks very old already. I gave a 3 because entrance fee was... More 

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Thank Glendiz C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House is open to the public everyday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm ... it's a trip back in time to get a glimpse of life in Cebu over the last few hundreds of years ... it's well worth the 50 pesos admission fee and the insights offered by the guide value add to the house itself ... recommended... More 

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Thank Mike M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited a day after they had all the rain. The caretaker of the house was pumping out water from the lower level. I don't think this is the first time it's been an issue. There is a small fee for entrance. We had already visited a couple other ancestral homes in the Philippines on this trip and almost did... More 

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Thank Theresa H
Baguio, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

guest will have their name at the entrance and a staff will tour them around the house. explaining everything. I like the staff who toured us because he was so entertaining and explain everything in details who's and where those small belonging came from

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Thank tibawenj
Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's an ancestral home build 300+ years ago that's still being used today. Most of the structure and items are preserved. Easily spend 30 minutes here when you're in Cebu City. Entrance fee is 50 pesos and there's a short briefing of the place upon entry.

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Thank Karl J
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very old and exquisite place to visit. Impressed how they weer able to preserve the house and how they managed to still stay there once in a while.A truly good old house to visit

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Thank Jane M
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3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was great to see those old house like this, how they retains from generation to new generation. Hope it will be a great example for us to take good care of what we have especially the environment for our next generation. Entrance fee 50 pesos per head. You can take a picture while inside the house. No restrictions.

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