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Malacanang Of The North

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Address: Paoay Lake | Suba, Luzon, Philippines
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A Place For Relaxing

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Rdm D
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Quezon City, Philippines
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Quezon City, Philippines
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101 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 

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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

I was overwhelmed with the place. Once regarded as the seat of power in the north I am now walking on this corridors and the magnificent staircase where most powerful leaders were once invited. You can feel the presence of once great leader looking over the veranda acroos the small river outside the lawn. What a place!

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Thank Resty2010
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

His house has a perfect spot. But I think that a small one for being a president .everything is being well taken care of from furniture up to the pictures. The pool outside is quite dangerous they should drain it, what if someone fell of. It was filled with dirty water. Dont forget to buy your sweet potato and banana... More 

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Thank Audreeadjel
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

The history of the Marcoses continued at The Malacañang of the North, which is another attraction in Ilocos Norte. This well-maintained mansion is a great place for history enthusiasts and students. The mansion is barely made with reinforced wood and resembles a Spanish architecture. The ceiling is built high and the columns were large. The floors were shiny and the... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Nothing really to do here, the view was nice over seeing the wide place and the sea across. taking some pictures is a must. Don't leave your gadgets unattended.

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Pearland, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

The Marcos picked a perfect spot in building this Mansion of the North. You can see the opulence of their lifestyle with the magnificent palatial Space they share with a family of five. The lake background in the back of the house is just breathtaking . I would love to just sit in their garden and enjoy the sunrise or... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

A must-see if you want to know how former President Marcos used to live and understand his efforts to better the Philippines! Having a guide tell us stories made history come alive :)

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

If I have a house such like this, I would definitely go out in the city. I would just stay in my veranda and relax. This house is the Malacanang of the North as it is assembles like the Malacanang Palace. Situated facing the Paoay Lake, this gives a fantastic view of the azure water. This house was a gift... More 

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Taguig City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Food and drinks are not allowed, there are a few furniture left but there's not much to it. The place is situated by the lake and the view is so great!

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