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1730 Jesuit House

Zulueta Street | Parian, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
+63 935 998 4966
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Great Find

Having been turned on to this location through Trip Advisor, I was pleasantly surprised by the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Trevor1223
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Seoul, South Korea
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Hidden Gem

Ignore the atrocious "Heritage Monument" in the Parian district of Old Cebu. Go to Zulueta street... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ambethocampo
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Metro Manila, Philippines
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Zulueta Street | Parian, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been turned on to this location through Trip Advisor, I was pleasantly surprised by the attached museums which provided some context to the building's place within Cebu's history. If you have a strong imagination you can picture the home in its glory days. Definitely...More

Thank Trevor1223
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ignore the atrocious "Heritage Monument" in the Parian district of Old Cebu. Go to Zulueta street and enter Ho Tong Hardware. Hidden inside is an 18th century house with am exhibit of the history of the area and life in old Cebu. I first visited...More

1  Thank ambethocampo
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The beauty of this historical site is that it is hidden and preserve in the hardware store. The house a lot to share with you. The structure, the artifacts around the house. The most memorable part of my tour was my tour guide. He was...More

Thank Wannabthat G
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Can't say I've ever seen anything like it. Half hardware business, half a historical restoration. It's an original building that has been restored with period furniture and exhibits added. I especially liked seeing the section on how Colon Street was when the city was in...More

1  Thank ElmoAbroad
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Close to the imposing Cebu Heritage Monument these Jesuit houses are tucked away down the very drab Zuleuta Street. Just after the corner we passed a destitute family group living on the sidewalk. Preparing their food on a small fire as the dust from passing...More

2  Thank patrickmillerd
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Read about this place on trip advisor and am def happy we visted. A charge of 50pesos is negligible for this slice of history. Our guide was informative and explained in detail also answering our questions with patience and interest. Def give this a VISIT...More

1  Thank Xerxes R
Reviewed 17 February 2017

...in an area with a few other attractions - a much welcomed historical exhibit and perspective of the area after looking at the complex Heritage monument right outside. I echo everyone's prior comments about Christian; I would want him to be my children's only teacher....More

1  Thank scottofhawaii
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We never would have known to stop here unless my mom did some sleuthing on the internet to find museums of note in Cebu. We had the good fortune of encountering Christian, the most enthusiastic and knowledgeable tour guide that I've met in the Philippines....More

1  Thank Kate J
Reviewed 2 February 2017

For just a 50 pesos entrance you can look back what happens hundred years ago. During our visit we met the owner who discovered that the house is more than just a warehouse but a Jesuit house hundred years ago. It was a nice visit!

1  Thank Roneth P
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

First I was surprised when i saw that located inside a workshop. After thinking a bit, finally I paid the 50 pesos entrance fee and went to visit. Well I didn't expect it , but I enjoyed of my visiting. I was the only one...More

1  Thank mohsen T
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