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Tobacco Monopoly Monument

Laoag City Plaza, Laoag, Luzon, Philippines
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Try this at night

There are lights at night which gives effects to the sign and monument. Colors are changing. Try... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2016
Shenna F
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Very simple Monument but Remarkable

I didn't notice this monument immediately until I saw some words in the base of the monument. Then... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
Arjay1989
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Manila, Philippines
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good8%
  • Average68%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
31 Aug 2016
“Try this at night”
28 Jul 2016
“Very simple Monument but Remarkable”
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Laoag City Plaza, Laoag, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

There are lights at night which gives effects to the sign and monument. Colors are changing. Try capturing all colors.

Thank Shenna F
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I didn't notice this monument immediately until I saw some words in the base of the monument. Then I realized that this is already the Tobacco Monopoly Monument. We went here in nightime, a lot of tourists were also in the area taking photos.

1  Thank Arjay1989
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

We never had the chance to drop by but we saw this historical landmark many times as we were going around the city. I would have wanted to take a closer look to satisfy my inquisitive mind. I know it is historical because it signifies...More

Thank Jez S
Reviewed 18 February 2016

To tell you honestly, me and the rest of our group are expecting a lot about their tobacco monument. We thought we will be seeing other more related attractions or anything related about tobacco around the tobacco monument. Kaso its just literally a monument in...More

Thank Anything U
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Laoag Main Tourist attractions are very near each other, thus, the tobacco monopoly monument cannot be missed when you visit Laoag. What to do: 1) Read the history 2) Take a photo with this landmark 3) Take a photo with this landmark together with the...More

Thank GalaHone
Reviewed 31 October 2015

This monument is in Aurora Park near the Laoag CBD (central business district.) I took a photo with a calesa in the foreground to make it that little bit more 'historical.'

1  Thank Victorianlad
Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

It's just some cement and a few bricks which could have been made and restored much much better. It's right in the middle of the city and next to the river , the garden square is ok with a small souvenir shop selling local handicrafts...More

1  Thank Bigozzi
Reviewed 4 January 2015

This monument is located in a roundabout across the Provincial Capitol. To go here, you need to cross the street where fast vehicles pass, so be very careful. This monument serves as a homage to the Ilocano tobacco farmers. There is also a mini park...More

2  Thank wandermomcc
Reviewed 5 May 2014

We waited until the cars circling the rotunda sped by and only a slower-moving calesa (horse-drawn carriage) was within the frame of the photo. I loved how the photo seemed like it transported me a few hundred years back in time!

1  Thank bibi_ngo
Reviewed 14 March 2014

It is a monument placed in the Aurora Park. It can be seen when you arrive or depart from the city crossing the bridge. It is a remembrance to how Ilocanos fought for their livelihood.

1  Thank Kaye P
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