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Zulueta Street | Parian, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a terrible experience with the tour guide. We were asked with or without tour guide. As I was looking forward to seeing this house I said yes as I wanted to know the history. I was mistaken. We were rushed through the house. With...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank helenbrown22
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Had a chance to visit the Jesuit House with a few friends. Being a local, it was very informative reviewing about history of old cebu. It gives a glimpse of how life was lived. They have many antiques, memorabilia and Carmela (guide) takes you through...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank julia o
Reviewed 4 November 2018

It is a historical site. However, the entry road on a narrow side street looked dirty and after entry to the 1730 Jesuit House wondered it was a old hardware crap store. But that is ground level. They collect a entrance fee of 50 pesos....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mugunthan2015
Reviewed 4 November 2018

This place is a total let down. Hardly any exhibit of the Jesuit but lots of exhibits of the family that bought this place that once belonged to the Jesuits. We are not interested in the history of the home owner, people! The original wall...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JKL V
Reviewed 28 October 2018

The Jesuit House was built in 1730, hidden for years as the owners built a hardware around it, only recently rediscovered and developed into a museum. Ceramics and coins from Ming were found buried within. Old furniture and accessories gave us a glimpse on how...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank joeonn
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Our guide was Christian and he was amazing. Passionate about history (of Cebu / the Philippines but also international history), he gave us great explanations with so much enthusiasm ! He then even gave us some tips for the rest of our trip in Cebu....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hmddhmh
Reviewed 28 August 2018

its interesting and historical with a lot of old things to see and marvel. it is located just beside the sculture of the history of cebu

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank kitingm
Reviewed 9 July 2018 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!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Chlodred1978
Reviewed 21 June 2018 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

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank mom511
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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jeremy G
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