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Marlboro Hills

Mahatao, Luzon, Philippines
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Ranked #1 of 2 attractions in Mahatao
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Baguio City
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Racuh Apayaman, or more commonly called Marlboro Country, has one of the best views of Batanes. You can go here to have lunch (just set it up in advance with your guide or find someone in Basco City who can if you don't have a guide), and while lunch is being set up, go, explore, and have fun just being... More

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Manila, Philippines
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62 reviews 62 reviews
27 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Rakuh or fondly known as "Marlboro Country" is known for its amazing rolling hills and views. But what struck me the most is what our tour guide shared with us about these hills: The government allows free use of the land for anyone who wants to take care of cows and carabaos. Just one of the wonderful things that Ivatans... More

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Hsipaw, Myanmar
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54 reviews 54 reviews
30 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

What a great day taking a tour of the South of Basco and one of the attractions is Marlboro Hills. It's practical to hire a van on your own and travel on your own pace. Charge your cameras cuz this site is breathtaking.

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Quezon City, Philippines
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Peaceful! Beautiful! Breathtaking! Need not say more! Make sure to take alot of photos! We'll be back! Next year!!!!

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Taguig City, Philippines
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

This is the most beautiful place in the Philippines, bar none. I was literally blown away by the view haha

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Manila, Philippines
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Although a bit far from Basco, the long trip was well worth it. Being in Marlboro Hills make you feel like you are in the edge of the Philippines a perfect combination of ocean and hill views. Truly one of the most beautiful sites in the Philippines.

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Bacolod, Philippines
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

visited this place last year,endless lush of green grass & blue waves from afar ,prepare your cams for this breathtaking view of Racuh a Payaman..a must see when visiting the lovely Batanes.

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Manila, Philippines
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81 reviews 81 reviews
48 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Awesome 180-degree views of the mountains and the sea from this place. This was actually a stop over for lunch for us - we just sat and enjoyed the views while waiting for lunch to be prepared. Great jump shot opportunities too!

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Basco, Batanes
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

A must visit destination. Located in Mahatao, next town after Basco. A nice venue for landscape photography, can do kite flying and and lot of jumptology...:D Having a lunch here would be perfect while in a background of green wide pasture. www.discoverbatanes.com

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Manila, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

it is the best place to have a picnic! plus it offers a stunning view of the iraya volcano and the lone light tower along the fields of crops! incredible imagery!

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