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Address: Independence Plaza, Cebu City, Philippines
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A building of historical value but of no use

It is an official residence of the president of the Philippines in the south. However, it is not used by the present administration. It was affected by the earthquake last 2013... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 17, 2015
Cebu City, Philippines
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Cebu City, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

It is an official residence of the president of the Philippines in the south. However, it is not used by the present administration. It was affected by the earthquake last 2013 and have some few cracks on its structure. This is an old building previously housing the Bureau of Customs office. This building is adjacent to the Plaza Independencia and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Yes, its called the Malacanang of the South, but that was when the previous female president converted it from a building for Customs into malacanang. After her administration, the next president does not use it anymore. Before the earthquake, Customs kept on requesting for it to be turned back to them. So how can it be really called Malacanang of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

It is located by the side of Plaza Independence about 70 meters from there. It was the official residence of the President of the Philippines in the Visayas. It is named after the Malacañang Palace, the official residence of the President in the capital city of Manila. Originally it was built for the customs department and port authority. In 2012... More 

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