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Guisi Lighthouse

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Antipolo City, Philippines
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

At first glance I thought they were kidding; I mean, this is a tourist spot? Going up was pretty scary and my boyfriend and I decided to just go one at a time. Eventually didn't really have the guts to go all the way up because of the way the stairs were hobbling and swaying. But looking through the holes... More

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

When in Guimaras, don’t miss out the 18th century Spanish Guisi Lighthouse. Climb the dilapidated lighthouse to see the spectacular aerial view of Guimaras seascape. But do be careful when you reach the top. Do not step on the outer ridge because it might collapse.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

The old lighthouse is dilapidated and could collapse anytime, so take extra care, especially during windy days.

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Vancouver
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

we climbed to the top, what a view! Old rusty tower, not recommended for children, they even have a warning sign.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

At the end of a dusty road and up a scenic trail by the seashore stands this decrepit lighthouse ruin, next to its replacement modern lighthouse. The old 1958 concrete building frame is starting to be overrun by invasive trees that are slowly choking the roofless frame. Hence, it's "ruins" look. You can have your photos taken with the sea... More

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

It will take you about an hour from San Miguel but the trip is really worthwhile. We rented a tricycle and paid P450 for a round trip. It rained in the morning so going to Lighthouse was really tricky and kinda scary because it was sooooo slippery and muds are starting to get thick under my slippers. So, better visit... More

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Manila, Philippines
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15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

If you are ever in Guimaras don't miss to visit the Guisi Lighthouse. This lighthouse was one the lighthouses that the Spanish built. It is unfortunate that the lighthouse was not preserved well and structure is rusting away. You can rent a tricycle to take you to the lighthouse. From Raymen Beach Resort it's a 30 minute ride. The lighthouse... More

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Las Pinas City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

The way to Guisi will take 45 minutes in a tricyle ride from Alubihod Crossing. Going up to where the lighthouse is located is a lil steep but having a glimpse of ruins from the early 19th century will amaze every visitor who likes to history. Plus the fact that atop the lighthouse is a 360-degree view of this part... More

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Iloilo City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

They serve as guide to sailing ships and a note to the airplanes. It was my 26th birthday when my friends and I flies to Iloilo via Manila. We sail from Iloilo Port to Guimaras Island. Land travel on a jeepney to Guisi intersection and a motorcycle ride to Breakwater Resort. It was a simple white sand resort but towering... More

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Quezon City, Philippines
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38 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

We went all the way up to the top of the light house. Its quite scary because the stairs are rusty and old. Its picturesque and there are spanish ruins ideal for picture taking. Before you reach the light house you will be able to see the beautiful view of the island. Must see!

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