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Address: Roxas Blvd | Cultural Center complex, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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Imelda Marcos ordered the construction of this extravagant guesthouse,...

Imelda Marcos ordered the construction of this extravagant guesthouse, built of coconut wood & shells, to accommodate Pope John Paul II for his 1981 visit, although it's opulence turned him off so much he refused to stay there.

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the office of the vp

the coconut palace is the official address of the vice president of the republic of the philippines. its maintained and a day tour is perfect.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 March 2012
nik_rielo
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Manila, Philippines

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2012

the coconut palace is the official address of the vice president of the republic of the philippines. its maintained and a day tour is perfect.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2012

Great event location! Cool Philippine cultural ambience and view!

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1 Thank Joseph L
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2011

As the tile say's it is closed for tourist's when we arrived we found out that it was being used by the Vice President as his official office's and no tourist's allowed in , dissapointing as it took an hour long taxi ride to get there through the allways busy manila traffic but more dissapointing was that our hotel couldnt... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2009

This is a massive mansion, and it is amazing that its made from coconuts. Admission was 100 pesos each and you got a personal guide that walked around with you and told you what each room was. Even though the guide spoke broken english, he was very helpful and friendly, offering to take photos of us. Interesting to see the... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2009

I like to see coconut trees. You won't feel you are in S.E Asia unless you see them. This palace is made of several Philippine hardwoods, specially engineered coconut lumber, coconut shells. A guide came to lead me together with other several tourists just arrived. We went through different dinning, guest tooms and bedrooms upstairs and saw different furnitures or... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2009

Went in March of 2009. The Coconut Palace is located about a block behind a closed gate. Cabs are not allowed inside. Once security allows you entry, you begin a short walk to the Palace. Once inside you pay an entrance fee of 100P per person. A tour guide will show you around the upper floors. Pictures are allowed in... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2009

The Coconut Palace is an excellent place to visit in Manila! I've been to Manila so many times but this last trip recently was only the first time that I'd visited the Palace, commissioned by Imelda Marcos in 1978 to be built for Pope John Paul II's visit. For only 100 pesos, you can gain entry into the palace and... More 

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5 Thank ghanno
manila
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2007

i attended several functions at the coconut palace between 1986 and 1995. i think that the intention to display the wonderful potential of the coconut -- from the nut to the husk, to the trunk and coco-lumber, and the woven leaves -- was achieved. the first time i went i examined the walls and flooring and couldn't believe that the... More 

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