Casa Gorordo Museum

Casa Gorordo MuseumAt the main entrance of this house, it’s historical background was written and here’s what it says: “This house was built in the mid-19th century by Alejandro Reynes y Rosales and was bought by Juan Isidro de Gorordo, a spanish merchant, in 1863.  Four generations of the Gorordo family lived in this house, including Juan Gorordo, first Filipino Bishop of Cebu, 1910-1932.

Acquired in 1980 by the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc.  It was restored and later opened as a public Museum.  Casa Gorordo has been declared a National Historical Landmark by Virtue of National Historical Institute Board Resolution No. 4, dated September 24, 1991.” – courtesy of Casa Horordo Museum. More photos, click here: TravellingCup

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