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Sto. Nino Shrine and Heritage Museum

Real Street, Tacloban, Leyte Province, Philippines
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This was closed when i went

This place looks very grand but was closed when i went outside is looked after and close to town so... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2016
London, United Kingdom
Amazing history

Very affordable entrance fee Amazing experience to be able to walk through the house or should i... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Chicago, Illinois
via mobile
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“imelda marcos” (10 reviews)
“guest rooms” (7 reviews)
“entrance fee” (5 reviews)
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Real Street, Tacloban, Leyte Province, Philippines
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

This place looks very grand but was closed when i went outside is looked after and close to town so it can be easily accessible by trike or even walking if you can bare the heat.

Thank Chi1976
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Very affordable entrance fee Amazing experience to be able to walk through the house or should i say mansion its huge! I love her bathroom with the hottub

Thank Miss_Lash
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Amazed of some personal collection of antiques and pieces of furniture of the Marcos family. Each room showcases different motifs from the bedroom, the ballroom, the living room, the dining area and its interiors. Amazing to see huge chandeliers and jars. Needs big amount of...More

Thank zenyTaguig
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The tourguide rushed us through the museum. No explaining, no time for questions or pictures. This was a very disappointing experience.

Thank Stefan F
Reviewed 11 July 2016

It was the rest house built to house some of Imelda Marcos' collections. It has 16 or so bedrooms, each with a different motif, showcasing Filipino craftsmanship amongst Asian and European treasures. It has 2 dining halls and 2 large receiving halls. It must have...More

Thank Clandestinymph
Reviewed 18 June 2016

I was really amazed the moment I stepped into the big wooden doors of the shrine. I used to think that this is a Romualdez residence or some sort of an ancestral house. The tour guide explained this was built as the Marcoses vacation house...More

Thank cvgdschel
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Amazing collection of antiques and other treasures all over the world by the Romualdez-Marcos Family. It's good that they are renovating the place. Don't stay under the huge chandeliers!

Thank amgasulas
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Two humdred pesos for 3 people,20 pesos for each camera. Tour takes you through guest bedrooms and family ending with Imelda's Suite. Don't know that she ever stayed here even though she was from Tacloban. Building needs maintenance, items (rugs, tiles need to be cleaned...More

Thank RayF237
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

This is a must see. The opulence although in disrepair is still evident. Hard to imagine how much money spent to build this!

Thank ScubaAddict2010
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

It is a tragedy watching the furniture and building rot and decay. It is a fascinating house to walk through however there are termites, rot, dust and missing panelling throughout. It is worth visiting, particularly as at this rate it will not be around for...More

Thank Sarah A
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Armi T
28 December 2016|
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Response from Joyce P | Reviewed this property |
You can take photos outside the mansion, but on the entrance of the mansion, there's a reception where in they will give you the price list. When we went there, we paid Php 200, 2 pax, 30 mins tour, using SLR & cellphone. I... More
11 May 2016|
Response from Daphne K | Reviewed this property |
That depends, but the tour requires at least 3 people per batch. Sometimes they tour two batches, so that's 6 people. It's a great place kinda old but very lux.