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1730 Jesuit House, Cebu City

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Get a glimpse into the lifestyle of well-off families and Jesuit priests during Spanish colonial times at 1730 Jesuit House. This 18th-century house served as the home of the religious community during its heyday, before falling from grace somewhat as it became a warehouse. Today, the building's owners have transformed it into a museum, where you can learn about Jesuit history. As you enter, pay close attention to the gate, where you can see a Jesuit seal carved into the finery. The exterior has preserved its original look, while the interior gives off a contemporary vibe thanks to a series of renovations over the years. However, wooden antique furniture captures the historical ambiance of this hidden gem of the city. Add 1730 Jesuit House to your Cebu City travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Cebu City trip itinerary maker.
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  • 50P每人,私人博物馆 导游小伙子很健谈人开朗,帅气,祖上姓陈从福建来,母亲是西班牙血统菲律宾女人。小伙大学社会学毕业。 本博物馆不大,在一个五金仓库内,不好找,中午工作人员还午休。 其他故事,让小伙讲吧,讲解包含在50P门票内。 
  • Converted into a museum last year, this house, built around 1730, offers a remarkable insight into the architecture and culture of 18th century Jesuits in Cebu The house is actually made up of a bigge...  read more »
  • Located inside the hardware, this museum is one of the places worth visiting in the city. The highlight of our visit is the 11 year old boy named Nathan who served as our tour guide the entire time. H...  read more »
  • A can't miss itinirary. Aside from the house itself, there so many other things to see inside: There is a Jesuit Gallery, there is the Old Cebu gallery where you can see miniature sized junks and galleons, there is also a miniature sized Parian. There staffs are just amazing. Very friendly and knowledgable (about the subject matter).
  • Must to see, not just because of the unique envirement (its a still working hardware store around it), but countless artifacts on display. Was great afternoon what I spent there, such a place for history hungry People! For Hungarian visitors, please note the sign where 1595 3 jesuit brothers sail down from Manila, the lay brother name Gaspar Garay!!! Never thought that people of out small country get this far 40 years ago!
  • You enter through the warehouse of a hardware store so it's a fairly cluttered approach but when you get inside it's very well presented and the displays are very interesting.
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