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The best place to go is at sundown, because the place is hot at daytime. It was constructed during... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Caloocan, Philippines
Such a wonderful place

In November 2018 it was our 3rd visit to The Ruins and still, it did not get boring to watch the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The best place to go is at sundown, because the place is hot at daytime. It was constructed during the time whole the landlords called Hacienderos rule the Island of Negros. The ambiance of the place will make you feel how rich family live during...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In November 2018 it was our 3rd visit to The Ruins and still, it did not get boring to watch the scenery and to feel the history of the family which live behind these walls. I would recommend everybody to visit this place at least...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fantastic location! The grounds surrounding the ruins is beautifully landscaped with families and friends frolicking in this faraway garden oasis. I believe the entrance fee was P100 per head and it's well worth it. The ruins tells an interesting story of a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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The_RUINS, Guest Relations Manager at The Ruins, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

The P50 charge was legit. They are an independent operator and are not connected with The RUINS. They are the only accredited shuttle service that goes from GO Hotel - The RUINS - Robinson’s Mall.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're near Bacolod and have some time on your hands it's OK for a one off visit, but there is not much else there beside the ruin.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank William M
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

A living evidence of the great culture of Bacolodian’s during Spanish era. No words can ever explain the beauty of the ruins..

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Before visiting The Ruins of Bacolod, I've only seen St. Paul Ruins of Macau. I was a little disappointed in Macau. With all the effort in climbing the steep stairs, there wasn't much to see at the top or behind the walls. But when I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

This is a must see attraction. Never mind the cost , which is not that high when going there. Never mind the entrance fees. You will be held in awe with the beauty of this architectural creation . Nice to know the history , the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank doctorfoxtrot
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

At first , let plan ahead how to get there. Best way is taking free shuttle van from Robinson's place in Northern Bacolod if you start from Bacolod. I took jeepney to " northbound terminal" and needed 80PHP tricycle ride to get there. At the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank jajavalB
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

The first time I went there was last 2015. I went around 11am tourist at this time don’t flock around, you can have the whole place for you to snap some memories but It was really really hot. This time was my 2nd chance to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

The best time to go there is in the afternoon until dark. The building looked as if it was on the Renaissance Period in a romantic way. Though it has a sad past, it does not reflect the tragedy that lies beneath. I have seen...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Angelica J
November 11, 2018|
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Response from Jertifull | Reviewed this property |
10-30 mins ..
September 3, 2018|
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Response from peaches132016 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Ana! If you will travel light, you can walk until the airport gate and hire a tricycle. They have a small terminal just outside the airport and they can take you until Silay City public plaza and from there you can... More
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March 28, 2018|
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Response from The_RUINS | Property representative |
Unfortunately not as we do not have a picnic area with the proper facilities. We also do not allow outside food and drinks to be brought in except water.