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Oldest ancestral house in Capiz

No one knows exactly when the ancestral house of the first President of the Philippines, Manuel... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
Manila, Philippines
Not much to see

As part of the city tour, we went to this house where we saw many old furnitures. We were delighted... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Jennifer C
Cavite Province, Philippines
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Corner Rizal and Zamora Streets, Roxas City, Capiz Province, Philippines
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Saw this building listed on Trip Advisor - tried to visit previously but I was unable to get a reply from the number of the house keeper. There is a new listing for a Michelle who was extremely helpful and made herself available for any...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank NigelG407
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

From the outside, it looks just like any other old house from the turn of the century. Considering its location and the name of the owners, it should have been better presented to the public who might be interested in a bit of history. Unlike...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank SupervillainLui
Reviewed 15 November 2017

No one knows exactly when the ancestral house of the first President of the Philippines, Manuel Roxas, was built. However, it is estimated that it was built in the mid-1980's, It belonged to the Acuna Family, but later came to be more associated with the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank CzarEmmanuel
Reviewed 29 August 2017

As part of the city tour, we went to this house where we saw many old furnitures. We were delighted to see old "peinetas" and big perfume bottles. You have to pay 30 pesos per head before you enter.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Saw this building listed on Trip Advisor - tried to follow the link but it would not connect. Nevertheless took a diversion to take a look at this house. The house is not open generally and there is a sign with a number to call...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank NigelG407
Reviewed 6 May 2016

I was excited. But when we got in, yeah it was nice, clean, well-maintained, but then that curious and searching side of me wanted for more... but then got nothing. Seriously. It was just, literally, a house. There's not much history to read from the...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Eric E
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

We visited on a weekday so there's really nobody there. Most of the furnitures are from the same era as the house(not original) but it gives justice to the lay out. It will be helpful if they have labels with information on the significant parts...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank psydz
Reviewed 1 February 2016

The place remain there as a memory but u can't see any visitors coming and it's just a memorandum nothing more, you can get more info. at the museum

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Дрор Ш
Reviewed 19 January 2016

The building was closed up at the time of my visit as I believe it is a private house. Whilst a little disappointing, the outside is interesting and it did give me time to read up some more about this lovely town. (Check with the...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Kompani
Reviewed 18 January 2016

The birth place of the 1st president of the Republic - it ought to tell a lot of story. But aside from the original house posts/foundation and capiz in the windows, there is nothing about the life that Roxas has despite spending years before high...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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