We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sto. Nino Shrine and Heritage Museum

Real Street, Tacloban, Leyte Province, Philippines
Review Highlights
"Tour guide" not accommodating

I came to the museum as an individual. At first, the "tour guide" assigned was accommodating... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2016
Angelou R
Quezon City, Philippines
Interesting look back on more opulent days

This place was Imeldas getaway. There are many themed rooms and some of the furnishings are... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2016
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Read all 113 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good43%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“guest rooms” (8 reviews)
“entrance fee” (8 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Real Street, Tacloban, Leyte Province, Philippines
Write a ReviewReviews (113)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More languages

31 - 40 of 105 reviews

Reviewed August 18, 2016

I came to the museum as an individual. At first, the "tour guide" assigned was accommodating, however when a group of people (5 people) came in and joined me, she disregarded me and didn't treat me the way she used too. I was disappointed because...More

Thank Angelou R
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

This place was Imeldas getaway. There are many themed rooms and some of the furnishings are unbelievable. There are massive dining tables, ivory carvings, Ming dynasty collectables. The visitor is escorted through by a tour guide. A lot is very dark but you can just...More

Thank rick3011
Reviewed August 7, 2016

This place looks very grand but was closed when i went outside is looked after and close to town so it can be easily accessible by trike or even walking if you can bare the heat.

Thank Chi1976
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Very affordable entrance fee Amazing experience to be able to walk through the house or should i say mansion its huge! I love her bathroom with the hottub

Thank Miss_Lash
Reviewed July 23, 2016

Amazed of some personal collection of antiques and pieces of furniture of the Marcos family. Each room showcases different motifs from the bedroom, the ballroom, the living room, the dining area and its interiors. Amazing to see huge chandeliers and jars. Needs big amount of...More

Thank zenyTaguig
Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

The tourguide rushed us through the museum. No explaining, no time for questions or pictures. This was a very disappointing experience.

Thank Stefan F
Reviewed July 11, 2016

It was the rest house built to house some of Imelda Marcos' collections. It has 16 or so bedrooms, each with a different motif, showcasing Filipino craftsmanship amongst Asian and European treasures. It has 2 dining halls and 2 large receiving halls. It must have...More

Thank Clandestinymph
Reviewed June 18, 2016

I was really amazed the moment I stepped into the big wooden doors of the shrine. I used to think that this is a Romualdez residence or some sort of an ancestral house. The tour guide explained this was built as the Marcoses vacation house...More

Thank cvgdschel
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Amazing collection of antiques and other treasures all over the world by the Romualdez-Marcos Family. It's good that they are renovating the place. Don't stay under the huge chandeliers!

Thank amgasulas
Reviewed May 30, 2016

Two humdred pesos for 3 people,20 pesos for each camera. Tour takes you through guest bedrooms and family ending with Imelda's Suite. Don't know that she ever stayed here even though she was from Tacloban. Building needs maintenance, items (rugs, tiles need to be cleaned...More

Thank RayF237
Nearby HotelsSee all 37 hotels in Leyte Island
Hotel Estrella
26 reviews
.05 miles away
Z Pad Residences
121 reviews
.30 miles away
Ironwood Hotel
94 reviews
.31 miles away
Hotel Alejandro
124 reviews
.37 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Giuseppe's Italian-Filipino
148 reviews
.38 miles away
Chew Love
58 reviews
.41 miles away
Jose Karlos
64 reviews
.43 miles away
Calle Z Cafe
41 reviews
.08 miles away
Nearby Attractions
San Juanico Bridge
337 reviews
4.91 miles away
M/M Eva Jocelyn Shrine
74 reviews
1.38 miles away
Leyte Landing Memorial
98 reviews
4.47 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Armi T
December 28, 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Joyce P | Reviewed this property |
You can take photos outside the mansion, but on the entrance of the mansion, there's a reception where in they will give you the price list. When we went there, we paid Php 200, 2 pax, 30 mins tour, using SLR & cellphone. I... More
May 11, 2016|
Response from Daphne K | Reviewed this property |
That depends, but the tour requires at least 3 people per batch. Sometimes they tour two batches, so that's 6 people. It's a great place kinda old but very lux.