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The Ruins

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Address: Hda. Sta. Maria, Talisay, Negros Occidental, Philippines
Phone Number: +63 34 476 4334
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Cute Place

The entrance fee is 100 per adult, you can get there by taxi (GrabTaxi preferably because some might ask you for more). The place is just quite small and nothing really remarkable... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Kaitou K
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Cebu City, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The place is really beautiful especially at night. We came in the afternoon in daylight but came back at night the next day. Entrance fee is Php100 and there is also a guide that will tell the history of the place. It was really mesmerizing.

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1 Thank faithjvp25
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazingly beautiful, historically enhancing! Comparable, if not better than other ruins in the world. A pride of the nation. Roger, the tour guide head, is very accommodating, cordial and intelligent. We learned a lot from him about The Ruins' history. When in Negros Occidental, the Ruins is a Must See.

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1 Thank Noli G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The entrance fee is 100 per adult, you can get there by taxi (GrabTaxi preferably because some might ask you for more). The place is just quite small and nothing really remarkable except being Instagramable and for pictorials. They have a souvenir shop inside and has food stalls on the entrance area like Corndogs, Buko Juices and Ice Creams. They... More 

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1 Thank Kaitou K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

visited the famous "the ruins" of negros. beautiful and historic mansion, with great ambiance outside, where you will love taking photos. a must visit place in bacolod.

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Valenzuela, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When in Bacolod. You should not definitely miss it.They also have mini quick tour with a guide they tell you the brief history of this ruins. Sadly No Drone allowed (You have to pay hefty amount before they allow you...)

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1 Thank Trisha A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A historically significant site well taken care of, the gardens alone are worth a walk through. But the "Ruin" is a showcase of engineering and construction that will withstand almost anything. I suspect this building will be here for many centuries to come. They have set up a lovely outdoor area where you can sit and take in the ambience... More 

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1 Thank Simon D
Metro Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ruins tell the interesting story of a family who would rather see their beautiful home burned to the ground than have it taken by their enemies. Beautiful grounds. Animated guides.

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1 Thank oyaarriola
Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was my second time here and there is an entrance building for tourists already. There were also more food stalls and live acoustic performance in the background. Got to see the famous in-house tour guide and former PBB housemate Roger. He is really funny in person.

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1 Thank Tonie A
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed overnight in bacolod for lakawon island then a friend told me to visit this place and we did and it's worth it its not that big yet instragamable you can take photos in any corner and it's well maintained. Souvenir items are very reasonable as well as the entrance fee..1 to 2 hours tour is enough.

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1 Thank dianne_tjm
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is nothing in here other than photo opportunities. That is all it was, a skeleton. The old belongings are not even accessible

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