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Bangui Windmills

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Paranaque, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It was a wonderful experience to visit Bangui Windmills specially when you see the windmills moving to generate solar power for the area. It's best to see the place between 4-5pm before sunset to witness the beautiful sunset.

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Cavite
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Went to Ilocos Norte with my sister and we wouldn't miss this for the world. Huge windmills lined up on the beach, really magnificent. We should have more of this in the Philippines. Do not miss this awesome site.

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Davao City, Philippines
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This is what I usually see on postcards from Ilocos, their famed Ilocos Windmills - which, for an interesting sidenote and fact, produces Ilocos Norte 40% of their total electricity. Good job, government! When coming here, best to go in the morning or early afternoon, when the sky is bluest. Sets a very good backdrop. It's by the beach, but... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Me and my sister felt like small dwarves compared to this 23storey high wind mills, it's amazingly huge. And was glad to know that the construction was for the purpose of serving the areas in and around Ilocos Norte for economical electricity consumption, not to mention the only wind farm in the Phils . However some roads is still under... More

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Cebu City, Philippines
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

First time to see the huge windmills in Bangui, Ilocos Norte. Nice one! I hope that others parts of our country would also emulate what Ilocos Norte done for their power generation capabilities...to use the windmill to generate power...it's clean and safe for environment. For tourist, nice to visit this place early in the morning or late in the afternoon.... More

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Cebu City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

While I was standing right next to one of the GIGANTIC ELECTRIC FANS, hahaha, I realized how this man-made mechanical structures become a notable tourist destination in Ilocos Norte.

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Vancouver, Canada
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14 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Yes, i never thought these windmills are these big. Abeautiful sight harnessing the wind to produce energy. Ilocos is so blessed with beautiful sceneries.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Windmills by the beach, a cool breeze, and family time. What more could you ask for? Hubby and I visited for a quick stop with family before the road trip back to Manila.

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Senior Contributor
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I like it that we have this alternate source of energy. My kids enjoyed seeing big fans lols. While i'm thankful that we have this technology that lowers filipino electric charges. More windmills please. Woohhoo!

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Iloilo City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We thought that windmills are small but they were actually huge upclose. This place is really wonderful for photo shoots. We were amazed when we tried to feel one of the windmills that were operational. The body of the windmill vibrates and it gives off a roaring or whooshing like sound. When you look up at its turbines, it seems... More

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