Cebu Tourist Spots: Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House
One of the oldest houses in The Philippines
Mabini and Lopez-Jaena Street Parian District of Cebu City , Cebu
The Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House (one of the oldest houses in The Philippines) is a house of wood and coral stones located in the corner of Mabini and Lopez-Jaena Street in the Parian District of Cebu City. Built during the late 17'th Century by the Chinese merchants residing in Parian. This was the house of Don Juan Yap and Maria Florido with their siblings Maria, Eleuterro and Consolacion. The Eldest daughter Maria Yap Later on married to Don Mariano Sandiego. A Cebeza de Barangay of Parian late 1880's. At present this ancestral house is in the custody of Mr.s and Mrs. Val Sandiego.