And here I thought I know all the must see historical places and museums of Cebu City only to be proven wrong one Saturday afternoon. But it’s the kind of surprise that delighted me and something I gladly welcomed because it made me discover a ‘hidden’ place full of history that dates back to the…
The heir to the Yap – San Diego Ancestral House has some big dreams to make this colonial residential house a truly Cebuano and Filipino Heritage Site.
Yap San Diego Ancestral House and Museum: Heritage Site
The Old Parian District where this ancestral house is located used to be community where the Chinese merchants, Filipino entrepreneurs and generally where the wealthier Cebuanos lived during the Spanish era. Original residents here can typically trace Chinese ancestry in their lineage. Lots of the old houses and structures in Parian have been lost with the progress of years but it’s a great thing that the Yap – San