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Address: Mahatao, Luzon, Philippines
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Breathtaking View

The hills offer a panoramic view of the Pacific ocean and the anjacent hills. It can be quite windy though. Definitely a must visit when you go to Batanes.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Dona R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The hills offer a panoramic view of the Pacific ocean and the anjacent hills. It can be quite windy though. Definitely a must visit when you go to Batanes.

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Luzon, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

A photographer's dream, a traveler's escape, a child's playground. Magnificent! A romantic view plus moderately cold weather plus the sound of giant waves. Ahhh! This is a perfect place to unwind. If you are a couple looking for some romantic place, or a solo backpacker craving for nature, or a group of travel-junkies who loves to take instagram-worthy photo.. Marlboro... More 

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Thank desaraphen
Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

I honestly wanted to sing songs from The Sound of Music when we went here! Trivia: Rakuh A Payaman is the real name of this place. A foreigner went to see this place and blurted out "It's like Marlboro Country" and from then on, they called these hills, Marlboro Hills

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Thank TheClingyCouple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

This place is a piece of art and definitely breathtaking. The lone horse adds a special effect into the view of the hills.

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Thank gladys abigaile r
Nueva Vizcaya Province, Philippines
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

As if the views along the drive out to the Marlboro hills isn't stunning enough, this place will take your breath away! Really fun on a windy day, you can lean into the wind and not fall down!

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1 Thank mesukrre
Pasig, Philippines
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83 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

"The hills are alive, with the sound of music!!!!" From the lines of an old classic movie, this line is most apt when viewing the Racuh-a-payaman, also known as the Marlboro Country of Batanes. From the viewpoint, you could see the surrounding hills, filled with life, where animals are grazing contentedly. Beyond that is a breathtaking view of the sea... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Would be here in a heartbeat over and over again. This is simply awesome place to reflect. #peaceful

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

I was so amazed with the view. The place is so lovely. You can lay down, kiss the grass, run and slide! Ofcourse, if you want to shout, relieve the heavy thing in your chest, go on! The landscape are similar to the well known sheep yard in New Zealand. It feels like your in the other side of the... More 

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Pasig City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

If you love sitting on one of the seemingly endless hills of green grass with cool winds blowing on a sunny day for views of the calm sea and the horizon awaiting the sunset, or simply lying down looking to clear blue skies above while tamed mares slowly walk around you, this is the place to be in! Definitely a... More 

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Taytay, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2016

This is where the Little Ireland description of Batanes comes from with the rolling hills and lush green grass with cows grazing on the hillside giving it that peaceful pastoral image. It faces the Pacific Ocean and has tremendous views of the rock formations along the coast. It is very windy up there so you might want to bring a... More 

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