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 in Leyte since Imelda Marcos is from this place. I was in awer as we... 更多
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!
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 or repaired.
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 long.
Santo Niño Shrine, one of the 29 presidential rest houses that the late President Ferdinand Marcos had built. There is an Olympic sized swimming pool behind the building. It is located in Real Street, Tacloban City. Paintings of the 14 stations of the Cross done by Filipino artists, wooden bas-relief of the legend of the First Filipino man-woman (Si Malakas... 更多
The title does not refer to the place or the idea of visiting this place. Never again pertains as to how our country has allowed certain people to hold so much power in their hands. I honestly enjoyed the tour. Gave me some time to reflect as how it was in the 2nd half of the 20th century in the... 更多
A visit by one who experienced and survived martial years will surely invite anger and tears as he once again sees inside the grandious museum the opulence of conjugal corrupt dictators at the time when a lot of Filipinos were jobless, starving, hopeless. Unfortunately, the youth now can not correlate the current luxuries with past impoverishment of martial law era.... 更多
From the outside, you can already tell that you are in for a treat. The place looks worn down from time and other factors, but it still has that certain charisma and attraction that makes the place very interesting. The rooms were huge and you can see lots of priceless works of art. I think mostly were donated by leaders... 更多