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Malacanang Of The North

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Paoay Lake | Suba, Luzon, Philippines
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Lovely mansion

This wonderful house was the residence of the Marcos family many years ago. It occupies a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Worldwatcher
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Toronto, Canada
Pay here, pay there

Entrance fee?! for what? come on people, its a great view for tourists but why do you need to have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
zoeyfufu
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Metro Manila, Philippines
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Paoay Lake | Suba, Luzon, Philippines
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"paoay lake"
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"second floor"
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"view of the lake"
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"imelda marcos"
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"master bedroom"
in 5 reviews
"guided tour"
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"his wife"
in 4 reviews
"big house"
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"sand dunes"
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"vacation house"
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"perfect spot"
in 2 reviews
"presidential museum"
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"long table"
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"wedding reception"
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"great history"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This wonderful house was the residence of the Marcos family many years ago. It occupies a breathtaking location with wonderful views across the lake. The rooms are interesting but do not contain much in the way of artifacts or memorabilia

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Entrance fee?! for what? come on people, its a great view for tourists but why do you need to have EXPENSIVE entrance fees?!

Thank zoeyfufu
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

You will say that this is grandeur but this just matched up the how easy our lives during the days of the Marcoses. I am glad that this is personal property of the wealthy Marcoses that it cannot be corrupted by the post people power...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

A place to see how the ex-President of the Philippines and his family lived. The mansion is a dream. The lake view is breathtaking. But there’s not much active here.

Thank medvtan
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

A must visit.. The house is amazing.. Nature lover..amazing view.. The materials use for the house and furnitures were nice. They preserved the house very well.

Thank AizaJ
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Visit this place if you are in Ilocos. Aside from seeing the actual office /house that Ex president Marcos built, you will learn important matters and accomplishments he gave to the country. Indeed a strong and smart leader . The structure sits on a vast...More

Thank manilabelle
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

1) Been here several times and each time you see a different perspective 2) Once I was able to chance with a guided tour, a weekend...it was a good learning experience 3)

Thank Sandra C
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The effort to preserve this historical site is commendable but there are signs of neglect. The management of the site could include more information and materials. Though it was built during the time of Marcos, it is nonetheless for the people to see a glimpse...More

Thank bsbtfdn
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

My second time to visit this iconic structure in Paoay. This residence of the former Philippine president is now turned into a museum. An entry fee of P40 gives you access to most of the rooms inside this mansion. Infographics are strewn about the rooms...More

Thank Cal_Mariko
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Expected too much as it was tagged the “Malacañan of the North”. Nevertheless, it’s a must to have a sneak to get to a feel of where the Marcoses spent laid back weekend. The view of the lake is spectacular. Reminds me of the The...More

Thank Josef J
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Charlene D
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Response from ReeiiinnnN | Reviewed this property |
it's part of our itenerary so they did not require us to pay anything in the area.
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Beth R
8 July 2016|
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Response from ChefT1na | Reviewed this property |
No, you need to pay for it. Prices vary depend if Adults or Children.
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