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Taal Volcano

Tagaytay, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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Ranked #5 of 81 attractions in Manila
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Volcanos
Owner description: Taal Volcano is located about 60 km (about 37 miles) south of Metro Manila. Last major eruption was reported back in 1965 that affected villages in... more » Owner description: Taal Volcano is located about 60 km (about 37 miles) south of Metro Manila. Last major eruption was reported back in 1965 that affected villages in the surrounding area. « less
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Las Pinas, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

A very beautiful natural site. The volcano is not only breath taking, but also stunning and prodigious. The volcano is small, but it's very lovely to look at. A very wonderful place for tourists and excursionists alike. Also a great place for photographers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

When you visit Manila and Tagaytay, try to climb the most breathtaking view of Taal Volcano Island situated in Talisay,Batangas. You can ride a horse or take a hike to Main Crater Lake. I have the updated information on fees as of this writing: Boat Rental: 1500 pesos about 30 minutes to an hour ride from the shores of Talisay,... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Taal volcano is a beautiful natural wonder. You have to take a boat ride up there. Yes you have to pay for the boat ride, yes you have to pay for the hats, yes you have to pay for horse rides, yes you have to pay to eat and drink etc, but we came for the experience and that mattered... More

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Vienna, Austria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We started our journey from Batangas very early, around 5am. I really recommend going that early to everyone as the heat becomes unbearable at noon. It's quite a scenic way up the hill with amazing views at the lake - as many People before already mentioned, it's a lake within an Island within a lake within an Island - or... More

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Kajang, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The tranquil waters of the crater lake give you a feeling of stillness and yet the quietness is as if alive. Many place and stopover provide superb views of the Taal Lake and the island calderas in the middle of the lake. The best view of Taal Volacano is seen for the Highlands of Tagaytay but unfortunately, you need security... More

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Its a volcano inside a volcano.. between the outer ring and the inner cater of the volcano is a huge lake that you cross by boat. Then you can chose to trek or take a pony to the mouth of the innermost volcano. the cater of the inside volcano is maybe around 300 mts in diameter and the water inside... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Only a hour's drive from Manila with easy road access to a mountain resort called Tagaytay. Unique topography. Drive around the ridge to view the famous volcano that is within a lake and the lake sits inside another volcano. You are basically driving around the ridge of the bigger volcano crater. Many resort developers have started buildin high-end resorts inTagaytay...to... More

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Las pinas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The taal volcano tour was an experience had it not for people robbing you off your money. Its like people there see you as a walking 1000 peso-bill and that's what disappointed me the most. I think the local government of Batangas should see to it that fees settings are highly regulated and implemented. From tagaytay, we travelled to Talisay... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Went for one day trip with friends. Rented a boat to cross the lake, and have a horse ride towards the mountain where the volcano can be viewed in near. Nothing much to do in this place, aside the volcano view is quite good.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

not much to do around there. The hotel was the saving grace to the place. the overlook to the volcano was OK with huts to picnic under but all were full from people getting out of the rain. not much to do.

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