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Yap Sandiego Ancestral House

155 Mabini St. Parian, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
+63 32 514 3003
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155 Mabini St. Parian, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
+63 32 514 3003
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was also part of our guided tour while we were in Cebu. The ancestral home bring back so much memories of our childhood. We have a similar ancestral home but ofcourse not as big as this one. The place was well preserved, I just...More

Thank Egie10
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was a good tourist visit and is well presented. FREE TOUR GUIDE will give you some brief history of the place. Entrance fee is minimal but worth paying for the knowledge.

Thank Jason H
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is very old house but full of memorabilia. The display were distinguishable to date back nineteenth century or maybe much much older. It has the painting of saints and the family members. The utensils were so fragile and beautiful porcelain. It is worth the...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Yap Sandiego ancestral house takes one back centuries to the Spanish colonial times. Well preserved (albeit dusty) religious statues adorn the basement and creaky steps lead one to the rest of the house, which is adorned with turn of the century furnishing. History buffs...More

Thank AmANomad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We're very happy to have dropped by at Yap Sandiego Ancestral House. In this modern city, it was pleasing to see a lot of antiques preserved in an equally maintained heritage house. The guide who assisted us was very good not just in explaining details...More

Thank Weng845
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of Cebu's historic houses, of which there are are three in close proximity: Casa Gorordo Museum and the 1750 Jesuit House, as well as this listing. All three are worth a visit. A tap Sandiego is less commercial than Casa Gorordo and more eclectic....More

Thank Andrew2520
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Apart from Fort San Pedro, this is the go-to attraction in my opinion. The house is kept intact as it was several hundreds years ago. It is quite impressive.

Thank Steffen E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tucked in a rather less visited district in Cebu City is an interesting ancestral house owned by the Yap-San Diego clan. It is located in the corner of Mabini and Lopez Jaena Streets in the Pari-an district. The house dates back to the late 17th...More

Thank CzarEmmanuel
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This is definitely an interesting site to visit. The only thing is that it does not appear to be well-preserved. It looks more run down and dingy. There are lots of interesting pieces and I wish that the owners would get a professional group to...More

Thank Steve And Amy G
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

If you want to tour around historical sites in the city, don't forget to include this in the list. I got amazed with the preservation they made to keep this house stand still. You will be journeyed back to its olden times and would get...More

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