Yap Sandiego Ancestral House, Cebu City

Feel the creaking stairs and floors at Yap Sandiego Ancestral House, one of the oldest wood residences in the Philippines. A family of Chinese merchants built this house in the 16th century using coral stones and wood. Restored in 2003, the structure retains much of its original roof and wall construction, serving as a private museum. The interior boasts carved antique furniture, chinaware, and statues of saints. Notice the huge mirror in the living room and a life-size statue of Santo Nino de Cebu. Work out when and for how long to visit Yap Sandiego Ancestral House and other Cebu City attractions using our handy Cebu City online route planner .
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  • The feels of an old air in an old house. Once you enter the place, the tour guide waiting to welcome us. Shoutout to the 'House Guide' who took pictures of me in an angle according to the placement of...  more »
  • The visit took about 20-25 minutes with a guided tour of the house which is about 100sq meters. Entrance fee was about 50 pesos per person. Contains quite a lot of old furniture with a fusion of relig...  more »
  • This place is full of history. The things inside that house is priceless. It was good that we had a tour guide that time who was there to tell us the story and every detail of that place. The entrance...  more »
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  • The oldest House of the Philippines! The cost to enter is 50php.
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