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1730 Jesuit House

Zulueta Street | Parian, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
+63 935 998 4966
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Neat Little Place Highlighting Owner's Passion

The Jesuit House is still somewhat under restoration and was an interesting little side visit for... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
QuakesNewYork
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New York
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Good soon to b better

Need a look into Cebu's past, come on over. We were guided by Christian whose storehouse of... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
kewz
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Kew Gardens, New York
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Zulueta Street | Parian, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The Jesuit House is still somewhat under restoration and was an interesting little side visit for those undertaking a trip to see sights in Cebu City. The historical legacy and stories around it are worth spending an hour or so especially with a guided tour....More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Need a look into Cebu's past, come on over. We were guided by Christian whose storehouse of knowledge is full of goodies. The influences of Chinese, Spanish and the Americans are reveled here. Currently shared with a commercial hardware warehouse this is a fun place...More

Thank kewz
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

4/5 for the house, 1/5 for the tour of the house. I thought the house was famous because it was the first Jesuit House in the Philippines. However, the tour guide spent the entire tour showing us Chinese antiques in the house and telling us...More

Thank Andrew2520
Reviewed 16 June 2017 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 23 May 2017

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 Scott S
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