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Malacanang Of The North

Paoay Lake | Suba, Luzon, Philippines
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No attachment to this place except curiosity and part of tour package

It was a grand house and loved the use of sturdy premium wood all over the house. It was also a... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2017
MIrene D
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Quezon City, Philippines
An Old Palace

A huge mansion to describe, I dont know if they also own the lake beside (Paoay Lake) All parts of... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2017
anglcsn
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Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed April 14, 2017

It was a grand house and loved the use of sturdy premium wood all over the house. It was also a peek into the lives of the former occupants. Worth a visit if part of a package, otherwise I wouldn't pay for it separately. Not...More

Thank MIrene D
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Reviewed April 8, 2017

A huge mansion to describe, I dont know if they also own the lake beside (Paoay Lake) All parts of the house is spacious. But they have to put more information's about Marcos' life. To some up, it is really a historical place. Should be...More

Thank anglcsn
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Reviewed March 25, 2017

Accessible by tricycle for hire in laoag city it is located in paoay a different municipality of ilocos norte. Once you enter the house you will understand why former president marcos loves the place. You can feel the breeze from paoay lake all over the...More

Thank Andy B
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Reviewed March 17, 2017

A friend took us here. I'm not a fan of dictators, so for me, this was a waste of time. They use it as a wedding and party venue. The only plus was that the store had some nice local woven blankets, at a better...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2017

This home is beautiful and has a great lakeside setting. More information about Marco's presidency would be nice.

Thank Calvin C
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Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

The place where the Marcoses stayed while in power. The structure is a landmark alongside Paoay Lake. We were toured around the palace, looking at each room where the First Couple and children stayed. Brings you back to the vibrant days of the Marcoses where...More

Thank Ajie A
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Reviewed February 19, 2017

The place seems to be well maintained. There's a guide inside that points you on where to go, who used to use the room, or you can just ask him questions. I find the house very relaxing. I want some of the furniture inside like...More

Thank Rdm D
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Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

Captivating View of the lake. I could just imagine how wonderful this place was way back when. I just hope the government can preserve or even bring back the grandeur of the place.

Thank Bent G
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Reviewed December 31, 2016

I was overwhelmed with the place. Once regarded as the seat of power in the north I am now walking on this corridors and the magnificent staircase where most powerful leaders were once invited. You can feel the presence of once great leader looking over...More

Thank Resty2010
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Reviewed December 12, 2016

His house has a perfect spot. But I think that a small one for being a president .everything is being well taken care of from furniture up to the pictures. The pool outside is quite dangerous they should drain it, what if someone fell of....More

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Charlene D
December 12, 2016|
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Response from ReeiiinnnN | Reviewed this property |
it's part of our itenerary so they did not require us to pay anything in the area.
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Beth R
July 8, 2016|
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Response from ChefT1na | Reviewed this property |
No, you need to pay for it. Prices vary depend if Adults or Children.
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