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What a life!

Kapita Dicang certainly looks like a Filipina who knew how to live a glorious life during the early... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2019
VicAlcuaz
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Quezon City, Philippines
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Wonderful late 19th century house

This is definitely one of the well-preserved ancestral houses in Negros Occidental. This was built... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2018
CzarEmmanuel
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Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed June 23, 2019 via mobile

Kapita Dicang certainly looks like a Filipina who knew how to live a glorious life during the early part of the 19th century. This house were she reared 17 siblings is a wonderful testament to that period, when our country was still under American rule....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank VicAlcuaz
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

This is definitely one of the well-preserved ancestral houses in Negros Occidental. This was built in 1872 and is located in Talisay. It is a silent witness to important events in local history (including wars and revolutions). The house is a typical example of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Don't miss out visiting this place! If you want to take a look at how the elite used to live. It's very accessible from Bacolod. The last time I went there, the entrance fee is at ₱ 100.00.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 201leac
Reviewed January 23, 2018

We visited this during our first visit but this time, we had an excellent guide who introduced Tana Dicang, a very powerful politician and matriarch during the Philippines Commonwealth era. She hosted President Manuel Quezon and Serio Osmeña and photos of her sitting in the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2017

I was quite impressed with this house as I learned a bit more on Negros history. I was quite impressed with this woman.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank aquashik
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

The house is now a museum. Entrance fee is 100 pesos. The house is open until 5pm except on sunday and holiday. The house is 142 years old already. The furnitures are well preserved. On the outside, you will see a big old house with...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Not a first timer to do a heritage tour but this one is something i can recommend! You'll have alot of 'ahh.. now i know..' Being one of the most famous historic spot in Negros Occidental, it is packed with unique facts (like really.. alot...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Annadie V
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

I can surely say that Balay ni Tana Dicang has some deep history. Once you enter the house, you can really feel an eerie feeling. But the house itself really has long history. They have an entrance fee for 100php for regular individual. They have...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 17, 2017

There are plenty of stories that our tour guide shared with us, from the peepholes to what was served to wanted and unwanted guests. Not a whole lot of people go through this meseum, which is a pity since it has quite a history. Great...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank BingM_073
Reviewed April 11, 2017

This mansion showcases the 19th century lifestyle of a sugar-rich province. Original furniture, household items and architectural details can enthrall the visitor. As interesting as the house itself is the matriarch of this prominent family. I enjoy listening to stories of Tana Dicang and how...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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