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Very simple Monument but Remarkable

I didn't notice this monument immediately until I saw some words in the base of the monument. Then... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2016
Manila, Philippines
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We never had the chance to drop by but we saw this historical landmark many times as we were going... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2016
Jez S
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Aug 31, 2016
“Try this at night”
Jul 28, 2016
“Very simple Monument but Remarkable”
Laoag City Plaza, Laoag, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

There are lights at night which gives effects to the sign and monument. Colors are changing. Try capturing all colors.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Shenna F
Reviewed 29 July 2016

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.

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Arjaybr
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

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

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Jez S
Reviewed 19 February 2016

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

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Anything U
Reviewed 5 January 2016

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

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank GalaHone
Reviewed 1 November 2015

This monument is in Aurora Park near the Laoag CBD (central business district.) I took a photo with a calesa in the foreground to make it that little bit more 'historical.'

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Victorianlad
Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

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

1  Thank Bigozzi
Reviewed 4 January 2015

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

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank wandermomcc
Reviewed 6 May 2014

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!

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank bibi_ngo
Reviewed 14 March 2014

It is a monument placed in the Aurora Park. It can be seen when you arrive or depart from the city crossing the bridge. It is a remembrance to how Ilocanos fought for their livelihood.

Date of experience: November 2013
1  Thank eyAk30
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