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1730 Jesuit House

Zulueta Street | Parian, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
+63 935 998 4966
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“hardware store” (11 reviews)
“tour guide” (16 reviews)
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Zulueta Street | Parian, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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+63 935 998 4966
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"hardware store"
in 11 reviews
"tour guide"
in 16 reviews
"heritage monument"
in 9 reviews
"machine shop"
in 2 reviews
"old house"
in 8 reviews
"blast from the past"
in 3 reviews
"nice visit"
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"coral stone"
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"pesos entrance fee"
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"local history"
in 2 reviews
"other attractions"
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"visit cebu"
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"colon street"
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"warehouse"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A cheap way to educate yourself about Cebu City’s colonial lifestyle during the pre war era. How city is built by christianity and governed by the church. A lot of interesting facts. When in Cebu, this is a must!

Thank Chlodred1978
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Finding it as per reviews I read here in TA you have to enter through a hardware store / garage , is true and that is what makes it “magical” . As we entered through the big steel gate of the hardware store , I...More

1  Thank mom511
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

A little gem hidden in a small street, inside a repair shop, you would not believe this is your destination. And it is! a nice old building you visit with a passionate guide who loves to explain about the different historical and cultural aspects of...More

Thank Jeremy G
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

This is a good place to visit as part of a city history tour. It gives a good idea of how the Jesuits lived here long ago.

Thank Don L
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

history freaks should never miss out on this one of a kind museum. Who would have thought that we could find a well-preserved house built on 1730 inside a warehouse!? Well, the answer to the question why there is such warehouse is for you guys...More

Thank Hendrix254
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

The whole trip was awesome. The museum being behind a warehouse was just unexpected. It's like we've been led to a whole world and the tour guides never failed took us back in time. I'd love to go back and bring other friends with me...More

Thank Mae Anngelyn B
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

very worth it! the tour, very informative. experience, totally amazing! the museum is within a warehouse which for me, was just mind-blowing! you'll know the story behind it if you go check it out yourself. the guides are knowledgeable so if you wanna know about...More

Thank biiish
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Museum is overrated. Place is really humid. Entrance is not safe for kids. Disappointing experience.

Thank mbreyes0520
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

this place (inside a hardware store!) is simply astonishing. the owner of the hardware store (apologies can remember his name) was very welcoming and informative. He has lovelingly restored this old Jesuit house (and the second house) and the tour was great. both houses are...More

Thank Jo A
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Beautiful old house hidden in a hardware store. Now being lovingly restored and passionately curated by a friendly and engaging group of people. We received an excellent guided tour and the adjacent library/study space was lovely as well.

Thank jethro616
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