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Address: Mahatao, Luzon, Philippines

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While it is literally a big pastureland with livestock actually grazing on it, Racuh A Payaman is, at the same time, something straight out of the movies. Standing on the vast... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 14, 2014
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Makati, Philippines
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Makati, Philippines
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

While it is literally a big pastureland with livestock actually grazing on it, Racuh A Payaman is, at the same time, something straight out of the movies. Standing on the vast hillsides, taking in the view of Mt. Iraya and the Pacific, and feeling the fresh, cold wind on our faces was an unforgettable experience.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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32 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We biked around the Marlboro Hills and it is really majestic. The place is just so awesome. This is a bit far from basco, and would need endurance.

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Makati, Philippines
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The inner child in me was unleashed in Marlboro country. The views were amazing! Me and my bestfriend ran to the farthest hill we could reach, and chased the carabaos like kids. One could just sit there for half an hour, gaze at the views, and feel relaxed. Truly a worthwhile visit. The hilly terrain is a pastureland of the... More 

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Baguio City
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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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77 reviews 77 reviews
33 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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69 reviews 69 reviews
39 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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
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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
35 helpful votes 35 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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68 reviews 68 reviews
24 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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