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Taal Heritage Village

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Address: Taal, Luzon, Philippines
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+63 917 373 7346

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Heritage Town of Batangas

Only a couple of hours from Manila, Taal town is like the Vigan of the south. The streets are lined up with old houses, and walking through them is like a walk back in time. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Marielle G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Only a couple of hours from Manila, Taal town is like the Vigan of the south. The streets are lined up with old houses, and walking through them is like a walk back in time. The White Mansion is just a few meters from the town's welcome arch. We walked in and was accommodated by the caretaker who gave us... More 

1 Thank Marielle G
Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

History & culture lovers will surely enjoy a walk tour around Taal Heritage Village. It is a mini Vigan in this quiet town of Batangas where you can see heritage houses & museums. You may also like to pay a visit on the biggest church in Asia, St. Martin de Tours right across Taal Tourism Office. You may also want... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the expensive opportunity to visit Taal volcano. Travelled by boat, horse back and by foot. It was far, road are a bid dangerous, but worth it.

Thank Ted W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017

i love visiting vintage places and this is what brought me here. Little spanish houses (tahanan na bato) interests my daughter so much especially this is what they are discussing about in their Aralin subject right now. try their Lomi, put more chili and that will make a difference from all the other lomi you try. for history buffs, include... More 

Thank Sweethart C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

Each house has a unique history, some more than the others. I recommend several hours to properly scoure the entirety of the village.

Thank Emilio T
Plaridel, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

Another must-see for history buffs. Most of this community has museums and old houses for viewing. The churches worth the visit are St Martin of Tours Basilica and Our Lady of Caysasay Shrine. It is highly recommended to stay in nearby hotels for a few days if you wanna see everything including the traditional balisong making. Be in your durable... More 

Thank edwardcullenbell2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

Taal, Batangas is only about a 2-hour drive from Manila. It has a treasure of museums, old houses, quaint churches, and lovely people. The museums house antique furniture which date back in 1500 and stand witness to a glorious history. Since they are under the patronage of the National Historical Institute, entrance is free but donations are encouraged. I visited... More 

Thank milwidag
Cavite City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

I would recommend this place to all ages. Not only for those people who loves historical place. A place in time. Old houses, old street, the breeze; everything you want to see from the past you find it here. Old houses of the Philippines' revolutionary heroes leaves here. Their houses turn into museums and galleries. A great place for School... More 

Thank Mole_the_traveller
Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

It was clearly a sight to behold and an experience to remember for always. One would think that once you've seen an old town in the Philippines, you've seen them all. But, the slogan "it's more fun in the Philippines" rings true wherever you go in these 7,107 islands! Each old house has a story to tell and a charm... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

I used to live in this town when I was younger but haven't able to stroll on places their except this February, I got back in my hometown with my love. Before reaching the Taal Heritage you will pass by on Barangay called Balisong wherein natives there made and sell Balisong (a butterfly knife as Wiki defines it). Before reaching... More 

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