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Taal Heritage Village

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Address: Taal, Luzon, Philippines
Phone Number: 09173737346
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"Vigan" of the South

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2016
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Manila, Philippines
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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

This is highly recommended for people interested in history, culture, lifestyle of the Batangueños (particularly Taaleños) during the Hispanic era. See to it that you tried their culinary treasures: tapang Taal, panutsa, suman, maliputo, sinaing na tulingan, adobong dilaw, tawilis, empanada, and longganisang Taal.

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Thank Marvin E
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Taal heritage village is a very modest town in batangas.And this town is also close to lemery,batangas so you can have side trip to beach..Anyway people are kind to all the tourist like us..Foods are great and the village itself is well preserve and majestic..

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Thank Kathryn R
Alhambra, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Guides said that it is better than Vigan and when i went there i was astonished that despite being a laid back town, it is full of history where prominent names such as Felipe Agoncillo, Emilio Aguinaldo, Vicente Illustre, Leon Apacible, Marcela Agoncillo, Gregorio Agoncillo, Eulalio and Gliceria Villavicencio made their mark on the foundation of the nation. The town... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

If you want to experience Taal book to Paradores del Castillo Bed and Breakfast, it is one happy place. The price is reasonable. Php 3,000 for the room with 2 breakfast and unlimited kapeng barako. Must try the suman and chocolate èh. The location is great if you want to roam around the ancestral houses. The staff are helpful and... More 

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Thank Len D
Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Second to Vigan in Ilocos Sur, this has the most number of old Spanish ancestral houses- a glimpse of how people living those days.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Been here last Good Friday together with a good friend and my kids. We've visited the Basilica and attended the Holy Mass at Caysasay Church. Time well spent.

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Thank Kristina L
Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

"The town... not the lake, and definitely not the volcano." Went here last March 20, 2016, Palm Sunday, with my family. Our original purpose was to visit the "Our Lady of Caysasay Shrine," little did we know that a well-preserved historic village would welcome us. It was as if time stood still during the Spanish Era. The houses were well... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

We just spent the day in Taal touring the ancestral houses and listening to the stories of the people of Taal . We started the guided tour when we met up with our tour guide, Pio Goco in the Goco house where he narrated his family's history and how he was helping to preserve Taal's history which is so much... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

It was a moment's decision when me and my friends decided to swing by Taal Heritage Town from our vacation house in Canyon Woods which took 28 kms travel by car. The town was literally lined up with turn of the century structures which truly evoked mixed emotions. I couldn't help but think back in time when the area was... More 

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