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Syquia Mansion

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Climbing up the social ladder Spanish time

Very interesting history. The portrayal of the lives of the people who lived during the Spanish... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Baguio, Philippines
Historical and educational

It was my second time to visit the Syquia Mansion in Vigan, Ilocos Sur. It was home to the Syquia... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Naga City
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Quirino Blvd | Corner Salcedo Street, Vigan, Luzon 2721, Philippines
+63 77 674 1643
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting history. The portrayal of the lives of the people who lived during the Spanish time was well narrated by the in house tour guide. The astuteness of a simple wealthy Chinese merchant brought his family from the lowest class to the peninsulares I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

It was my second time to visit the Syquia Mansion in Vigan, Ilocos Sur. It was home to the Syquia Family whose one of the members was married to former Philippines President Elpidio Quirino. There was a tour guide who told us the stories about...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

A visit to Vigan City would not be complete without visiting its museums. One place that will particularly strike travelers is the residence of the late President Elpidio Quirino who hails from Caoayan, a nearby municipality but had his residence in Vigan formerly known as...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

This beautiful old Vigan mansion is typical of the houses of the upper classes of Vigan in the early twentieth and nineteenth century. Well worth a visit. A piece of history in every room.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

The Syquia mansion gives the visitor a glimpse of how the affluent people lived during the 1900s, with horse stables on the ground floor, carrosas, etc

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

This is supposed to be the first museum on our list but ended up as second to the last museum we visited. Being able to visit 2 museums before the Syquia Mansion, we got the chance to compare. We were charged 100 pesos each for...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

This was the first museum on our list while in Vigan. And after seeing the others, we all agreed, this one was the best! Visit takes ca 20 to 45 Min. Museum shop has nice products as well.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Anita S
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Elpidio Quirino, the sixth president of the Philippines, hailed from Vigan. It is one of the best-preserved historical homes in the city, showcasing life at the end of the 19th c in Spanish-Chinese style. Take time to read the helpful room descriptions.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Terry M
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

We had a tour of this museum in the morning. The guide gave us a glimpse of the family history of the Syquia Family who owns it and President Quirino who married one of the daughters. The mansion and its extravagance showed the astounding difference...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Ferry A
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

The tour guide, whose name we forgot to ask, was very informative. Excellent place. 100php entrance fee was worth it.

Date of experience: February 2018
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