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Family Trip

My family planned to visit LU for surfing. The check-in for our lodge is at 12pm, but we arrived... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2018
Jericho M
Baluarte restored

Half of the baluarte facing the ocean was restored to new bricks. The other half is the old... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
Luis T
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

My family planned to visit LU for surfing. The check-in for our lodge is at 12pm, but we arrived early from Manila, so we decided to explore LU. Baluarte is a picture perfect place, nothing special within its vicinity. Google Map and the Trip Advisor...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Half of the baluarte facing the ocean was restored to new bricks. The other half is the old structure. It is located at the pebble beach.

Thank Luis T
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

the area was well maintained and you have a good view of the sea.(yeah watch tower, right, haha) Feels awkward to to see there's two tone of the tower though, as they are restored and renovated.

Thank Hanna T
Reviewed March 3, 2018

A glimpse of history. Great for sight-seeing and photography session. Best with family and friends :)

1  Thank arven e
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

We went there just to see the tower, it was restored, although the restoration looked weird because the color of the remaining original bricks was different from the new ones, however, the view at pebble beach was awesome!

Thank Czarkhan P
Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

It's always amazing to see ruins. They restored it but the contrast of ruins and restored makes it magical. Great site with an awesome view. Fantastic place for a photo op!

Thank Pj R
Reviewed June 13, 2017

a quick side trip in Luna, La Union. You can see a piece of history that is gallantly watching over the seas, the Baluarte Watch Tower. now open for public after its renovation. better to bring camera and take a snap with juxtapose. beware though...More

1  Thank John Y
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

A quaint tower in the outskirts of the town of Luna. This was an interesting landmark with a beautiful background to boast. It was a good place to take pictures since they improved the place by putting tiles around the watch tower. Since the beach...More

Thank Rachel R
Reviewed April 21, 2017

We visited here after Bahay na Bato. It is very near and easy to find. They already fixed the tower. This place is also good for taking pictures. We liked the pebble beach.

Thank Sai R
Reviewed January 11, 2017

well they were all talking about it , so i went , not to sure why though ? mmm worth a visit just to be nosy and if there is no surf or just passing through , a strange place that made wonder why !...More

Thank mark l
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