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Villa Tortuga Colonial Experience - CLOSED

M. Agoncillo St. | Corner Noble St., Taal, Luzon, Philippines
+63 917 824 6900
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Fun experience taking photos... Place was dirty.

We visited Villa Tortuga with just one thing in mind- to have our pictures taken garbed in... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
jun_barnes
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Makati, Philippines
Traditional Filipino Clothes

We visit this place along with other heritage / ancestral house at Taal. The main door is locked... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
eunsoohuang
,
Taguig City, Philippines
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  • Average21%
  • Poor15%
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21 May 2017
“Fun experience taking photos... Place was dirty.”
26 Sep 2016
“Traditional Filipino Clothes”
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M. Agoncillo St. | Corner Noble St., Taal, Luzon, Philippines
+63 917 824 6900
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Reviewed May 21, 2017

We visited Villa Tortuga with just one thing in mind- to have our pictures taken garbed in traditional Filipino costumes. When we arrived at the place, we were unsure if the place was open because there was no staff in sight and no signage to...More

1  Thank jun_barnes
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Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

We visit this place along with other heritage / ancestral house at Taal. The main door is locked, so we have to knock and call the attention of the " people inside", it's kind of creepy. Because at 2nd floor, there is someone peeking on...More

3  Thank eunsoohuang
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Reviewed April 30, 2016

I visited this house thinking this is a museum but its more of an inn and restaurant with arrangements of a heritage house. The administrator is friendly enough to tell me history about the whole town. Anyway the house is famous for its sea shell...More

1  Thank ezarra101
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Reviewed March 31, 2016

If you want to get into this old Filipino clothes to get a feeling of being a part of history since you are in a historical place, this place is for you. You can get to wear clothes, which by the way, you get to...More

2  Thank Rdm D
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Reviewed March 2, 2016

So simple ~ you go to Villa Tortuga, pick a costume, have your photo taken, for P250/person. Too much for a 5-minute photo shoot. There were 3 of us, and the money we paid is good enough for a boodle meal for 3 at Don...More

3  Thank Meryl_Jill
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Reviewed January 29, 2016

We visited Villa Tortuga only because we are interested to have our picture in period costumes. The clothes are dusty and smells like obviously have been used by other people. I am just disappointed that the staff there did not know how to take photos...More

3  Thank Belle G
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Reviewed December 15, 2015

If you fancy dressing up in period costumes and have your shots taken, then go to Villa Tortuga. Entrance is on the side near the river. they don't have a conventional doorbell, look for a rope on the side of the wooden gate and pull...More

Thank ChiaraGavish
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Reviewed July 17, 2015

This was very recommended by our obviously biased guide. We had to pay entrance. Once in we were wondering what the payment was all about. It has dangerous holes in the floor. Messy and super dusty, god give me a pressure cleaner!! Bad smelling costumes....More

5  Thank Pete G
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Reviewed October 31, 2014

Yesterday after the Awana World Lead Conf in Tagaytay, friends Jerry and Janette came by to see us (my wife Ritchell and I) at CCT. As planned, we proceeded to the town of Taal to visit its budding Heritage village. The town is about 45...More

Thank Emilio T
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Reviewed October 1, 2014

Worth your time and money! Me and my husband visited here as part of our Taal Heritage tour. It was one of the heritage houses along Agoncillo St. in the town of Taal. An Andalusian house which is home to a souvenir/ antique shop and...More

3  Thank MommyQueenElizabeth
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