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Kaisa Heritage Center | Corner Anda and Cabido Streets, Intramuros, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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An interesting intro to the history of the Chinese in the Philippines, but feels a little uneven

The museum presents quite an informative history about little known facts about the Chinese in the... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2018
Lynkster
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Australia
Chinese Filipino history

Lovely museum located in Intramuros that depicts history of Chinese filipinos. Great use of wax... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2018
JohnG3121
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Kaisa Heritage Center | Corner Anda and Cabido Streets, Intramuros, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed February 23, 2018

The museum presents quite an informative history about little known facts about the Chinese in the Philippines, showing how they have contributed economically, politically and genetically to Manila. In fact, the trivia I learnt while at the museum gave me some unexpected depth to places...More

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Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

Lovely museum located in Intramuros that depicts history of Chinese filipinos. Great use of wax figures. If in area also check out nearby Casa Manila museum

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Kaisa was established to promote awareness of the Chinese History in the Philippines and the trading also the culture of from early Chinese to present

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Reviewed August 4, 2017

Bahay Tsinoy showcased Chinese contribution in the Philippine Life and History. In their display in this museum, helps the visitors trace Chinese influences on the Philippines from the earliest days to the present, The dioramas showcased the pre-Spanish Chinese trading, and the establishment of the...More

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Reviewed February 24, 2017

If you are in Intramuros, I suggest visiting this museum. It will tell you the story of Chinese people in the Philippines. Exhibits have good English explanations. It is good for history lovers.

1  Thank Calvin C
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Reviewed January 29, 2017

Right in the middle of a historical place called Intramuros in Manila. This museum is dedicated to the Chinese heritage in the Philippines. Great full scale exhibits of Chinese beginnings in the Philippines. From being trading partners during the pre -hispanic times, traders and business...More

1  Thank NinoLeeZhongPing
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Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

We entered this museum in a nice light rainy day, so it was our shelter from the rain. Tickets then start watching many statues and wallpaper for the common history among both countries. Third floor is a video show with a famous wallpaper: I am...More

1  Thank Abu_Firas_11
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Reviewed October 14, 2016

Learn the life of Filipino- Chinese way back then. The place showcased the influential people, food, things of Filipino- Chinese.

1  Thank Jeng14
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Reviewed October 10, 2016

It was raining but still there was a man outside the museum handing out leaflets. I went back later and discovered this treasure of a museum. The Chinese community in Manila is prosperous but insecure, a privileged minority. Many times, they keep quiet and get...More

2  Thank Stephenbkk20156
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Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Hard to beat this immersive museum. It's a must-see again & again every time I visit this part of the world. A reminder to the museum to update some information such as adding the date of death of some people such as Cory Aquino, etc.

Thank Ruby V
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