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Address: E.Lopez | Jaro, Iloilo City, Iloilo Province 5000, Philippines
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Lovers' Garden

Many identified this place as wedding venue. Many prominent people held their reception here for their wedding. The place has vast field that can accommodate number of people. For... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2016
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Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

the mansion is huge, but one have to make a reservation before going there if not its close can only take pic. outside.

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Thank friendlyguy78
Iloilo City, Philippines
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56 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Nelly Garden in E. Lopez , Jaro will remind you of the glorious past of Iloilo City. The structure and architectural design is so rich. Inside the mansion is hard wooden floor and the furnitures are those of the bygone eras. Even the dining room is one of a kind.You have to book in advance,in order to have access of... More 

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Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Many identified this place as wedding venue. Many prominent people held their reception here for their wedding. The place has vast field that can accommodate number of people. For the visitors, they have entrance fee of Php 200 for the complete package of tour in the hacienda. But if you just want to take photo of the house, then you... More 

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Thank friendnikim
Davao City, Philippines
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59 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2015

The building has much historywraped up in it. The grounds were being used for a wedding the day we were there.

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Thank obieoneobie_1
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48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

If you appreciate good architecture and history, you have to see this place. The original structure, flooring, wall murals, furniture, etc. are still in place and I must say, the inside of the mansion is really really wonderful. Going inside, you will get a glimpse of how the old rich have lived during their time, with actual photos taken inside... More 

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Thank Haarvee
Manila, Philippines
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

We were lucky to have our group of 8 allowed to go inside the mansion for a guided tour. (Advance arrangements required). The sprawling lawn is beautiful, you can even see some sheep roaming. The mansion (said to be an example of Beaux-Art) from the outside is quite imposing, and very beautiful. No photo-taking was allowed inside, but it was... More 

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4 Thank LizzieB57
Iloilo City, Philippines
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015

A mansion in the heart of the city reminds you of Iloilo's guilded haciendero age. Sheeps roaming the sprawling lawn and a horse carriage to boot. It seems that you're not in Iloilo but rather in Europe.

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Thank AttyHec
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

We are a group of five persons and we were really glad that we were able to reserve in time. The entrance fee is PHP1000.00 for 5 persons. You have to reserve 4 days before and deposit the fee to their BPI bank account. Picture taking is not allowed inside the mansion. The tour guide was very accomodating. She gave... More 

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Thank Angelica G
Quezon City, Philippines
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196 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

You can't even enter the place. So, I wonder why it was even included here in trip advisor. our tour guide just asked the van to park outside and some of my companions took turns taking photos outside the fence.

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Thank mimabama
Hong Kong
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141 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2015

So if you are travelling alone or in a small group, you will only be able to see this house from the main road, between the towns of La Paz and Jaro. If desperate, you could try to self-invite yourself to the numerous wedding receptions that are held there. You will have to dress the part though.

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