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Malacanang Of The North

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Paoay Lake | Suba, Luzon, Philippines
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Lifestyle of the Marcoses

A place to see how the ex-President of the Philippines and his family lived. The mansion is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
medvtan
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Manila, Philippines
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A must visit.. The house is amazing.. Nature lover..amazing view.. The materials use for the house... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AizaJ
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Batangas City, Philippines
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Paoay Lake | Suba, Luzon, Philippines
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"master bedroom"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed March 17, 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 March 5, 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

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Reviewed March 4, 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

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Reviewed February 25, 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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Reviewed February 24, 2018

With the passage of time, people love or hate Ferdinand and Isabel Marcos, the former for his autocratic rule and the latter for her shoes. Ferdinand Marcos was from the Ilocos Norte province where the house is located. Here he is still affectionately remembered. A...More

Thank Terry M
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

Residence of the former President Marcos, turned into a museum. The place is a glimpse of the opulence of the former President's family. We were pleasantly surprised to see one can reserve the place for wedding reception and photo shoots. It is indeed a nice...More

Thank Herman D
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Reviewed January 19, 2018

Now a museum that displays a brief history of the Marcoses. It was another home of the former president during his regime. I am pretty sure the home was built on the likeness of the Vanderbilt mansion in Rhode Island - a wide open veranda...More

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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
July 8, 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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