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I didn't notice this monument immediately until I saw some words in the base of the monument. Then I realized that this is already the Tobacco Monopoly Monument. We went here in nightime, a lot of tourists were also in the area taking photos.
We never had the chance to drop by but we saw this historical landmark many times as we were going around the city. I would have wanted to take a closer look to satisfy my inquisitive mind. I know it is historical because it signifies...More
To tell you honestly, me and the rest of our group are expecting a lot about their tobacco monument. We thought we will be seeing other more related attractions or anything related about tobacco around the tobacco monument. Kaso its just literally a monument in...More
Laoag Main Tourist attractions are very near each other, thus, the tobacco monopoly monument cannot be missed when you visit Laoag.
What to do:
1) Read the history
2) Take a photo with this landmark
3) Take a photo with this landmark together with the...More
It's just some cement and a few bricks which could have been made and restored much much better. It's right in the middle of the city and next to the river , the garden square is ok with a small souvenir shop selling local handicrafts...More
This monument is located in a roundabout across the Provincial Capitol. To go here, you need to cross the street where fast vehicles pass, so be very careful. This monument serves as a homage to the Ilocano tobacco farmers.
There is also a mini park...More
We waited until the cars circling the rotunda sped by and only a slower-moving calesa (horse-drawn carriage) was within the frame of the photo. I loved how the photo seemed like it transported me a few hundred years back in time!