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Cagsawa National Museum

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Address: | Cagsawa, Legazpi, Luzon, Philippines

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Finally got to see this ruin...real cool but very busy during the holidays. I feel sad that some really just climbed up on the tower when a lot of tour guides were telling them... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
currant7
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Manila, Philippines

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Manila, Philippines
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94 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Finally got to see this ruin...real cool but very busy during the holidays. I feel sad that some really just climbed up on the tower when a lot of tour guides were telling them not to do it. Aside from possible accidents, they are also eroding the monument. If you want to get souvenirs, I suggest you buy outside the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anyone visiting the area normally ends up going here. But to be honest when you get here there is very little to do or see. But if you have time to spare and nothing better to do, you may as well pop in. But there are better things to spend your time doing.

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Thank Joe C
Legazpi, Philippines
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

nice place ,but not a lot to see there,more time looking in shops there,have been there twice taking friends,every time people from other country's visit

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Thank glenny45
Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Visit the Cagsawa National Museum in the Bicol region of the beautiful Philippines. The weather is great with a good piece of Philippine history. Place is safe and clean. The museum is organized with friendly and hospitable staff. They speak good english and very knowledgeable of the Philippine history. Go and enjoy learning more a piece of history.

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Thank Cecille Q
Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
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154 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

it has a beautiful view and our guide was good in explaining further. was a quick visit. there was a lot of shopping stalls next to it, which had more attraction unfortunately

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Thank Sunshine Z
Albay Province, Philippines
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is one of the best place where you can gaze at the Mayon Volcano and buy souvenirs at the same time

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Thank Tina M
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Good place to visit. This was our last stop during our mayon 360 tour. Unfortunately we were already exhausted when we arrived here so I was not able to enjoy the place too much. Had some pictures taken here and there. Lots of thrift shops where you can buy souvenirs and pasalubong for your loved ones. The view is ok... More 

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Manila
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We just spent a mere 10 minutes at this place We just took a picture and left. Its nice for those who are first timers in Bicol but to me there are other places where youcan get a better view of Mayon. Being a touristicon as it is,expect the crowd!

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Thank djtravelbug
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Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

More fun in phl, the beautiful scenery of mayon and ruins of cagsawa church are perfect match for those who wants to travel to bicol, the atv's are also a must try there following the lava route of the volcano.

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Thank Jeremy B
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Cagsawa Ruins is near Mayon, and on a clear day you can see the volcano fully. It's a historical place, as ore than a century ago when Mayon erupted, this was what remained of the church and convent. We initially went there in the afteroon but it was busy with tourists. The place was small - I thought the area... More 

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