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Stately, pricey

The Lopez Heritage House or Mansion de Lopez ("Nelly's Gardens") is a national heritage house built... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
John T
Cebu City, Philippines
Pretty good

The thing I like from the place is the ice cream they sold, which had a distinct flavors. The... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Iloilo City, Philippines
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E.Lopez | Jaro, Iloilo City, Iloilo Province 5000, Philippines
+63 33 320 3075
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

A very fine example of how the rich and famous lived during those times. Hard wood flooring, European decor, glassware, memorabilia, etc. Beautiful landscaped garden. A hidden gem.

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Reviewed 22 September 2018

The Lopez Heritage House or Mansion de Lopez ("Nelly's Gardens") is a national heritage house built in 1928 by an Ilonggo statesman Don Vicente Lopez and his wife, Doña Elena Hofileña. The house is in Beaux-Arts style and exhibits the extravagant lifestyle of Iloilo's most...More

1  Thank John T
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

The thing I like from the place is the ice cream they sold, which had a distinct flavors. The building has a nice feel to it, inside though you got merch... buy the merch!

Thank baban_new
Reviewed 9 May 2018

This review is for the garden wedding that I attended. Upon arrival before sunset, I was wondering how to enter as the gates were closed. The driver decided to blow the car horn and the guard opened the gate. One gate is exclusively for entry,...More

1  Thank al22tecc
Reviewed 12 March 2018

One of Iloilo City's national historical landmark, this mansion owned by the Lopez clan was built in 1928 and is located in the Jaro district of the city. It may not not be as old as the other ancestral houses in town, but this mansion...More

1  Thank CzarEmmanuel
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Very nice and big mansion, once owned by the Lopezes, I think. It's so "sosyal" and "alta sociedad."

Thank jamesramos
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Fee is reasonable for the quality of information and impressive architecture. Definitely a must for those who appreciate history and heritage and the tour by Ma Lucia Cachuela is A+. I totally respect their request for not taking pictures indoors since the family resides here...More

2  Thank Dr_DGA2017
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Huge mansion, beautiful garden. An eye-catcher to everyone that passed by. Entrance is with fee but not all are allowed to enter. Have to make a booking or no entry at all. We were just getting the glimpse of this palatial house of the Lopezes...More

1  Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 2 July 2017

indeed, the Lopezes is one of the most affluent families ever to exist in the Philippines; and this house is only one of the many houses that they have. the Nelly Garden is accessible through E. Lopez St., or some may prefer to call it...More

2  Thank Frederick Evans G
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

I went there last time. This house is owned by one of the country's richest family, the Lopez. Planning to visit, prepare 100 pesos per person and 1000 pesos to see inside the old house. This is best for wedding receptions, very romantic!

1  Thank Robe Jan Ivan P
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