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Malacanan Sa Sugbu

Independence Plaza, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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Feb 24, 2017
“Worth a Side Visit”
May 2, 2017
“Malacañang of the South”
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Independence Plaza, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

Been there many times. However the building is not open to the public. You just have to watch from the outside as this is the official residence of the Philippine president. The presidential guards guard the place. The residence is hardly used officially. It was...More

Thank LeisureTraveler8888
Reviewed February 24, 2017

Most tourists to Cebu visit Fort San Pedro, Magellan's' Cross and the Basilica Minore del Santo Nino. While in this area it is worth taking time out to visit Malacanan Sa Sugbu, which is at the other end of Independence Plaza from these attractions and...More

Thank David B
Reviewed February 15, 2017

You should bring some umbrella when visiting here, as no other shelter can cover you from direct sunlight or raindrops.

Thank JRhecel
Reviewed September 15, 2016

You can see this well preserved building beside fort san pedro, during sunny days pls be sure to bring sun cover and a bottle of water

Thank nymah s
Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Located just around Fort San Pedro and Plaza Independencia, Malacanan sa Sugbo also formerly known as Customs House is a formidable structure. It is painted white. It looks clean. Unfortunately, it is not open to public. It is being guarded by the Presidential Security Group...More

Thank trainer_2015
Reviewed February 19, 2016

An imposing sight but always just outside for I never managed to go in - if its really open to the public. part of a much bigger tourist area, it completes the picture

Thank Phoenix_iloilo
Reviewed February 15, 2016

This structure is quite old, and full of history. In the last administration, it was utilized/ actually reborn as the Malacanan of the South but the succeeding president did not care about it, so it was left idle again - although the Presidential Navy ships...More

Thank bravo s
Reviewed December 4, 2015

This used to be the Customs House but was renovated and refurbished and now serves as the PHilippine President's official office and residence in Cebu City.

Thank JEmmanuelLasPinas
Reviewed January 17, 2015

It is an official residence of the president of the Philippines in the south. However, it is not used by the present administration. It was affected by the earthquake last 2013 and have some few cracks on its structure. This is an old building previously...More

Thank nathzniel
Reviewed October 6, 2014

Yes, its called the Malacanang of the South, but that was when the previous female president converted it from a building for Customs into malacanang. After her administration, the next president does not use it anymore. Before the earthquake, Customs kept on requesting for it...More

3  Thank al22tecc
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