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Casa Gorordo Museum, Cebu City

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A designated national historical landmark, Casa Gorordo Museum details 19th-century life in Cebu City. See the residence of the once-influential Gorordo family, which counts among its members the first bishop of the Cebuano people. Learn about the life of the locals under the Spanish from the various exhibits organized chronologically. The most famous display here remains the figurines that depict the life of Jesus, dating back to the 19th century. Using our international travel planner, Cebu City attractions like Casa Gorordo Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Wel maintained, excellent presentation by our guide Ren. Very systematic visit, starting with interactive computer presentation. Then Ren, told us in detail all about etnology and history of Cebu isla...  more »
  • This beautiful ancestral house was truly restored to its glory thanks to the support of the Aboitiz Foundation. One of the few ancestral houses that survived the war and was restored to its glory. Eve...  more »
  • This place is a bit difficult to find but well worth the effort. It is a lovely traditional building set in a beautiful enclosed garden. There is an entry fee for which you get a personal guided tour ...  more »
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  • For only P70.00 (quite expensive) you can a.) Get the feel living inside a hundred year old house. b.) Count each steps of the stairs as you chant, "oro, plata, mata." c.) See old personal effects we don't use anymore. Just stroll, examine the exibits, relax in their veranda, just take note that picture taking is not allowed. Ouch!
  • Awesome preservation of Philippines history fragment.. :)
  • It was closed when I walked toward this museum from Yap Museum. It looked old and well-preserved from the outside.
  • It was nice. ,,it was really relaxing place.. iwant to go there nxt time., :-) i really miss that place., ;-)
  • Well i recommend this place to visit it.