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Heritage preserved

Its a great small town, which is again well preserved since it has been created in 16th century... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Manila, Philippines
Somewhere in time

This is a must visit for students and adult alike. There's a lot of museum to visit .Some with... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
Luis T
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Taal, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a great small town, which is again well preserved since it has been created in 16th century. Worth a view if on that side.

Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

This is a must visit for students and adult alike. There's a lot of museum to visit .Some with minimal fee . Others are free of charge .

Thank Luis T
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Although the place is small but the place is great for site seeing, people are very accommodating and friendly and will nicely show you directions. Food are great also; there is this small eatery called ala eh as i recall that serves authentic batangas lomi...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Just over a 2 hour drive from Manila thru the South Luzon Expressway and the Star Toll via Lipa exit, one can reach the heritage town of Taal. Must see in a full packed day tour - visit the Basilica and Museum of St. Martin...More

3  Thank beckytph
Reviewed May 26, 2018

Lots of beautifully preserved Spanish-era houses that now serves as museums. If horse-drawn carriages are on sight instead of modern cars, it would have been a total disconnection from the present world. A quaint, small town perfect for history enthusiasts.

1  Thank DJ R
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

we were there post-lunch and the scorching summer heat was just unbearable. we sought shelter at a nearby convenience store and cool ourselves up with soft ice cream. taal’s heritage village lies within the central part of the town. when you walk down the street,...More

1  Thank Irene F
Reviewed April 25, 2018

Perhaps one of the best place you can visit in Taal, Batangas. This UNESCO heritage town is just 3 hours drive from Manila using the South Luzon Express Way (SLEX) to Calamba and exiting to Lipa City. Driving on you will pass by the towns...More

3  Thank Manuel I
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Just stroll in this vilage one Sunday Morning. the houses brought me to 20th century because of the old houses along the way. I am really a fan of history and old architectures and I find it amazing.

1  Thank Jeng14
Reviewed March 27, 2018

March of '18 going to Taal, Batangas was a pleasant 2.5-hour drive on a Saturday. But without a Google map, it would be hard for a first timer to negotiate the place because signages were hard to come by. Once inside the Village, we just...More

1  Thank clarence r
Reviewed February 17, 2018

Even without looking at the map, one won’t miss Taal Town. You will be greeted with rows of century-old ancestral stone houses, or bahay na bato, the moment you enter this rustic town.

1  Thank Cindy O
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September 30, 2018|
Response from beckytph | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Villavicencio House has a video at the start of the tour of their house and a guide in-house. You just pay a minimal fee. The adjacent wedding gift house is also part of the Villavicencio Heritage Homes.
September 6, 2018|
Response from Irene F | Reviewed this property |
go to manila first. if coming from the NAIA terminal, head to the uniwide coastal mall in pasay city which is just 15-20 mins away. search for the buses (Lorna Express, DLTB Co., San Agustin, Erjohn Almark, and BSC) going... More
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December 29, 2017|
Response from Bel L |
you can take a jeep to the municipality of bauan, from there take another jeep to lemery, it will pass thru taal, just ask the driver