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Casa Mariquit

Santa Isabel Street | Jaro, Iloilo City, Iloilo Province 5000, Philippines
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A Thrilling experience for the adventure seekers of the 3rd kind

This house offers more than just history but a haunting experience. Mingle with the spirits freely... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Walter_triccie_reese
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Las Pinas, Philippines
Lovely Ambiance, warm & friendly host and excellent buffet

This lovely ancestral home offers Dinner Buffets but you have to be at least 10 persons in your... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
esmodes
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Manila Phils.
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Santa Isabel Street | Jaro, Iloilo City, Iloilo Province 5000, Philippines
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

This house offers more than just history but a haunting experience. Mingle with the spirits freely roaming the mansion in broad day light and they are inside and out. Shivers will go up your spine as you enter the prayer room where the resident spirits...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2018

This lovely ancestral home offers Dinner Buffets but you have to be at least 10 persons in your group. We were only 4 so felt sad that we can't experience this. Luckily I saw that they have a booking that evening so I immediately seized...More

1  Thank esmodes
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

A house with a rich history. Too many things happened that I can't put in words, but if you ever get a chance to visit this place after sunset, I swear you'll not regret it. Ask for a basement tour if you can.

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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

This was the last stop of our whirlwind tour of Iloilo City, courtesy of our history buff friend Adrian. It was late in the afternoon and we were allowed to enter almost every room of the ancestral home of the Javellana-Lopez family, reputed to be...More

1  Thank ChaoSev
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Caretaker Bonbon charges 50 pesos (no sign found) per person for a tour and enjoys taking pictures. He took great pleasure showing illusions and regaling us with stories. The home is well maintained and took several hours to explore! Definitely a must for those who...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Casa Mariquit is considered as the oldest heritage house in Iloilo City. Yes, there are many heritage houses in the city, not all of them open to the public, unfortunately. This one is open to visitors daily from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The main...More

1  Thank CzarEmmanuel
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

built by the banker Ramon Javellana for his granddaughter Maria "Mariquit" Javellana more than 200 years ago, this heritage house is owned by the Javellana-Lopez Family. this was once the home of former vice president Fernando Hofilena-Lopez, Sr. and his wife Mariquit. if you are...More

2  Thank Frederick Evans G
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

Located in the district of Jaro in Iloilo City near the church. A big old banyan tree stands beside the house as landmark. Visitors can go without prior notice. With an entrance fee of Php 50, the caretaker/guide will show you around the 200 year...More

1  Thank XtinaNovember
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

the house is own by the family wife side of former vice president lopez, it is well maintain, have fee to go in for the tour and maintenance, old memorabia of the vice president can be found.

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Reviewed 11 February 2017

A 300 yr old house owned by former vice president Lopez and his wife Mariquit.. it's like going back through time for it's full of historic portraits and paintings as well as old stuff like Phonograph (and century old telephones).. It's nice to have some...More

1  Thank Arj H
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Graciano L
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Response from XtinaNovember | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's open. Btw, I visited the place on Good Friday and it's open.
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