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Kapurpurawan rock formation

Burgos, Luzon, Philippines
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations
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Vancouver, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

What a beautiful place. Reached after a short Horse ride. The Horse guide was great t both as a tour guide and excellent photographer. He knows where to get the shots. Do not miss Kapurpurawan rock formation. Amazingly Beautiful. Awesome!

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Vernon, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The one and only rock formation is interesting to look at and the windmills are cool too, but there really isn't anything to do here. At least the admission is only 15 pesos, because that's about all it's worth. After a 5 minute walk, you can't actually go near the rock formation, you can only take pictures of it from... More

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Manila, Philippines
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This was the highlight of our tour and I truly love the place. Perfect view with new windmills in the background. I found the sight relaxing with blue sky and the breeze of fresh air. The long walks and enduring the heat of the sun was all worth it. The horseback riding was also fun.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

went there around 9am and the heat of the sun is almost unbearable. reaching the rock formation is no joke, slow to normal walk would take more or less 20 minutes to reach. to support the locals we rode a small horse guided by the owner at a reasonable rate of 100 php per horse...the time was shortened to 5... More

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I agree that the Kapurpurawan Rock Formation is a must-visit site in Ilocos Norte. The rugged walk under the scorching sun is well worth the effort. Though access to the famous rock formation fronting the sea is off limits to tourists, there is a deck where you could enjoy the view and take pictures from. There is also a path... More

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
20 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Amazing! I love the place! I love the summer breeze! I love the view! It's one of the best place to visit in Ilocos Norte!

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Berlin, Germany
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67 reviews 67 reviews
25 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

A sign shows the way to Kapurpurawan rock formation. Its an interesting place to see but be aware that even on a sunny day the wind can be a bit rough there. No area for high-heel-lovers. Better use solid shoes there. Beside of watching those stunning rocks horse-riding is offered.

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Marikina, Philippines
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

One of the best that Ilocos has to offer, the sun is scourging hot during summer but the view will be the one to take your breath away. They built viewing decks for pictures in front of the rock formation. Getting near is forbidden now because the Rocks are made of hardened sand, so the local government is trying to... More

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Manila, Philippines
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I can truly say that this spot is awesomely good because my 3 year old kid enjoyed being there as much we did! We arrived around 10 AM and so it was hot, but then the wind helped in easing the discomfort. The view is superb like I can seat there for a day enjoying the sea breeze and watching... More

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Philippines
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Seeing photos of the formations on the net didn't get me too excited about visiting the site, but upon reaching the landmark, I was absolutely blown away. 1. Entrance fee is around P15-30, if I remember well. It's inclusive of a guide who will take you to the rock formations. You can take a horseback ride, too, if you want... More

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