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Malacanang Of The North

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Address: Paoay Lake | Suba, Luzon, Philippines

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An Old Palace

A huge mansion to describe, I dont know if they also own the lake beside (Paoay Lake) All parts of the house is spacious. But they have to put more information's about Marcos... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manila, Philippines
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Makati, Philippines
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

You will be brought back to the history. The house is owned by the Marcoses. The house is preserve from the furnitures, bed and paintings. You will also discover the late president projects when he was still in office.

Thank rasha_yen
Manila, Philippines
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89 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The house is not necessarily restored as it seems some of the rooms definitely need some attention. This structure definitely gives you an idea of what it was like in the days of old

Thank Ilo K
Quezon City, Philippines
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71 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a grand house and loved the use of sturdy premium wood all over the house. It was also a peek into the lives of the former occupants. Worth a visit if part of a package, otherwise I wouldn't pay for it separately. Not a Marcos fan definitely, but hey, we paid for this, didn't we?

Thank MIrene D
Manila, Philippines
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32 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A huge mansion to describe, I dont know if they also own the lake beside (Paoay Lake) All parts of the house is spacious. But they have to put more information's about Marcos' life. To some up, it is really a historical place. Should be one of the destinations when visiting Ilocos.

Thank anglcsn
Iloilo City, Philippines
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122 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Accessible by tricycle for hire in laoag city it is located in paoay a different municipality of ilocos norte. Once you enter the house you will understand why former president marcos loves the place. You can feel the breeze from paoay lake all over the place and the whole house was so airy and spaciouand theres that sense of peace... More 

Thank Andy B
Metro Manila, Philippines
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017

A friend took us here. I'm not a fan of dictators, so for me, this was a waste of time. They use it as a wedding and party venue. The only plus was that the store had some nice local woven blankets, at a better price than the market.

Thank rrosefar
Manchester, New Hampshire
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195 reviews
179 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This home is beautiful and has a great lakeside setting. More information about Marco's presidency would be nice.

Thank Calvin C
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96 reviews
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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

The place where the Marcoses stayed while in power. The structure is a landmark alongside Paoay Lake. We were toured around the palace, looking at each room where the First Couple and children stayed. Brings you back to the vibrant days of the Marcoses where parties were held often. This is a must-visit place.

Thank Ajie A
Quezon City, Philippines
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108 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The place seems to be well maintained. There's a guide inside that points you on where to go, who used to use the room, or you can just ask him questions. I find the house very relaxing. I want some of the furniture inside like the chairs. For a big house, the bedrooms, guest room downstairs is too small. The... More 

Thank Rdm D
Makati, Philippines
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542 reviews
119 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Captivating View of the lake. I could just imagine how wonderful this place was way back when. I just hope the government can preserve or even bring back the grandeur of the place.

Thank Bent G

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