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Address: M. Agoncillo St. | Corner Noble St., Taal, Luzon, Philippines
Phone Number: 63917.824.6900

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O-kay Experience

If you want to get into this old Filipino clothes to get a feeling of being a part of history since you are in a historical place, this place is for you. You can get to wear... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed March 31, 2016
Rdm D
Quezon City, Philippines
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Taguig City, Philippines
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30 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visit this place along with other heritage / ancestral house at Taal. The main door is locked, so we have to knock and call the attention of the " people inside", it's kind of creepy. Because at 2nd floor, there is someone peeking on the 2nd Floor window. There's a lot of colonial things inside the house. P250 per... More 

1 Thank eunsoohuang
Alhambra, California
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016

I visited this house thinking this is a museum but its more of an inn and restaurant with arrangements of a heritage house. The administrator is friendly enough to tell me history about the whole town. Anyway the house is famous for its sea shell laden stair case and Turtle statue thats where its name came from. This house could... More 

1 Thank ezarra101
Quezon City, Philippines
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75 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2016

If you want to get into this old Filipino clothes to get a feeling of being a part of history since you are in a historical place, this place is for you. You can get to wear clothes, which by the way, you get to choose what clothes you want to mix and match since there are a lot hanging... More 

1 Thank Rdm D
Manila, Philippines
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55 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2016

So simple ~ you go to Villa Tortuga, pick a costume, have your photo taken, for P250/person. Too much for a 5-minute photo shoot. There were 3 of us, and the money we paid is good enough for a boodle meal for 3 at Don Juan. Can skip this tour.

2 Thank Meryl_Jill
Metro Manila, Philippines
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43 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2016

We visited Villa Tortuga only because we are interested to have our picture in period costumes. The clothes are dusty and smells like obviously have been used by other people. I am just disappointed that the staff there did not know how to take photos properly. You can take as much photo as you want to though. While waiting, you... More 

2 Thank Belle G
Pasig, Philippines
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43 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2015

If you fancy dressing up in period costumes and have your shots taken, then go to Villa Tortuga. Entrance is on the side near the river. they don't have a conventional doorbell, look for a rope on the side of the wooden gate and pull hard. it's attached to a bell.

Thank ChiaraGavish
Manila, Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2015

This was very recommended by our obviously biased guide. We had to pay entrance. Once in we were wondering what the payment was all about. It has dangerous holes in the floor. Messy and super dusty, god give me a pressure cleaner!! Bad smelling costumes. I got an allergic reaction and we regretted being there and having had to pay... More 

4 Thank Pete G
Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2014

Yesterday after the Awana World Lead Conf in Tagaytay, friends Jerry and Janette came by to see us (my wife Ritchell and I) at CCT. As planned, we proceeded to the town of Taal to visit its budding Heritage village. The town is about 45 kms away from the Conf venue. It took us about an hour drive to get... More 

Thank Emilio T
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59 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2014

Worth your time and money! Me and my husband visited here as part of our Taal Heritage tour. It was one of the heritage houses along Agoncillo St. in the town of Taal. An Andalusian house which is home to a souvenir/ antique shop and a photo studio with a lot of Colonial dresses that you can wear. It includes... More 

3 Thank MommyQueenElizabeth
Muntinlupa, Philippines
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205 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2014

Not as grand as the other mansions, but provides a unique experience. I have brought many groups of friends and family here, each time doing photography - - with them (and myself) garbed in period "costume" that can be rented at their studio. Finishing the photo taken in color into sepia added an effect like we all lived in those... More 

1 Thank Angelito P

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