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Address: Tacay Rpad | Benguet, Baguio, Luzon, Philippines

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A Local Cultural Enclave Worthy of a Detour

Baguio City is home to many artists, and Tam-Awan Village is one of the places where they showcase their work, and as I have heard, they sometimes convene. This place has more... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Quezon City, Philippines
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I have to say, the last time I went here it was beautiful, to say the least. I loved what they were trying to do--preserving the culture and making it more accessible to tourists in Baguio, but when I went I was nothing but disappointed. I felt sorry that we went through the trouble of getting to the village, more... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Baguio City is home to many artists, and Tam-Awan Village is one of the places where they showcase their work, and as I have heard, they sometimes convene. This place has more than an artsy vibe to it; it feels somewhat magical. Maybe it was the mountain fog, or perhaps it was the fact that the things you see here... More 

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Bulacan Province, Philippines
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I heard so much about Tam-Awan so we decided to go last January. It is far from the city and going there is tiring for the car we used then. You don't see much in the Village. I don't know if it is just me.. but I don't appreciate all those trails they have because as i said you don't... More 

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Manila
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I liked the notion of having an artist village dedicated to the highlands culture. But, Tam-Awan was a bit of a disappointment as a tourist spot. 1) There were no leaflets available; 2) There are no real fantastic views from the view decks, don't go and get tired doing the climb as there is nothing to see. (wear rubber shoes... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

you get to trek up a path around the village but there aren't any signs or info available to provide info on the things you see around the place. There is also a lack of signs as to where the pathway leads. I even thought the pathway might lead all the way up the mountain. Good thing, it was a... More 

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Cavite City, Philippines
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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

A small village with native houses of the Igorot people. Some houses exhibit hand made art works mostly paintings. When we visit Tam-Awan, suddenly it rains hard so we stop and take our lunch in their coffee shop. A native hot coffee with fried rice and small fish called Tawilis made my day. This place adds to the attraction of... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Next to Camp John Hay, this is the only public place perhaps that still has the touch of what Baguio used to be. The added bonus are the paintings and art works on display and for sale. The snacks they serve are also not that bad. Souvenirs items from Baguio are also best bought here. The craftmanship and uniqueness is... More 

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Tuguegarao City, Philippines
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49 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Tam-awan Village gives you a brief history about Kalinga and Ifugao. Explore different arts and paintings made by the katutubo. You should go here when the weather is good, not raining, because the paths maybe slippery. We were disappointed when we reached the top because we were expecting for more. Also, there is a sketch artist inside where you can... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Once you pay on entry you walk up some stairs to an open square with a restaurant. They had a live show of native dance and music which accompanied our meal. The food here is great value and tastes just as good. We then went on a walk around some paths which snake the surrounding hill sides. Traditional thatched huts... More 

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Tagaytay, Philippines
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Lots of stairs but as well lots of local art. Worth to pay a visit and spend some time there. Best to go when there is no rain as it can be a bit slippery.

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Address: Address: Tacay Rpad | Benguet, Baguio, Luzon, Philippines
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Cordillera Region  >  Benguet Province  >  Baguio

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