Malacanang Of The North, Ilocos Norte Province

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A mansion overlooking the sea, Malacanang Of The North once served as home of former president Ferdinand E. Marcos. Today, it functions as a museum detailing the turbulent political situation when Marcos ruled under martial law--which ended with a revolution in 1986. Tour guides on hand can answer all of your questions, or you can read the brochures and signs in several languages. If you're there just for the architecture and art, walk around by yourself and admire numerous paintings on the walls. Put Malacanang Of The North into our Paoay online journey planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Paoay.
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  • August 26, 2017
    For an entrance fee of 20 pesos (adult) one can have a glimpse of Marcoses lifestyle. The palace is not as lavish as I expected to be.  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    The MalacaƱang of the North is a presidential museum in Paoay, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. It was the residence of the family of Ferdinand Marcos when he was the President of the Philippines.( 10th Pre...  more »
  • June 13, 2017
    Malacanang of the north is all about Ferdinand Marcos.It shows some old objects from the past and the Marcoses way of life. It is not air-conditioned except what appears to be the ex president's old o...  more »
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  • June 15, 2017
    Historic place filled with Marcos' Memorabilia. I was so amazed at how clean it was. Even the toilet!It also has a mini-bar. Worth a visit if you're going North
  • March 18, 2017
    If you like to learn more about President Ferdinand Marcos and his influence in Philippine history (albeit in this museum, it's the "alternative" side), head on here. The museum was once the presidential residence of Marcos and his family whenever he goes up North. It has a commanding view of Paoay Lake. Just have an open mind when you're here and be sensitive.
  • April 26, 2017
    We went to MalacaƱang of the North twice. On our first visit, there was a wedding function and we were restricted to go to the lake viewing area. But it was okay because the guide we had toured us around and really gave a good insight about the place. The place is well kept. The second time we went there was a bit crowded, so the kids didn't enjoy it as much as the first time we were there. What I liked most about the place is that the security of the area are the previous PSG of the Marcoses and they still use the uniform which adds a realistic approach. :)
  • June 15, 2017
    Nice place to stop by. Some stores are around the place for some pasalubong.
  • June 22, 2017
    Amazing Historical place. Must see when you're traveling in Ilocos

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