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Such a wonderful place

In November 2018 it was our 3rd visit to The Ruins and still, it did not get boring to watch the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dublin, Ireland
Not coming here will ruin your Bacolod trip

This is a fantastic location! The grounds surrounding the ruins is beautifully landscaped with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Hda. Sta. Maria, Talisay, Negros Occidental, Philippines
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Reviewed yesterday

In November 2018 it was our 3rd visit to The Ruins and still, it did not get boring to watch the scenery and to feel the history of the family which live behind these walls. I would recommend everybody to visit this place at least...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic location! The grounds surrounding the ruins is beautifully landscaped with families and friends frolicking in this faraway garden oasis. I believe the entrance fee was P100 per head and it's well worth it. The ruins tells an interesting story of a...More

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The_RUINS, Guest Relations Manager at The Ruins, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

The P50 charge was legit. They are an independent operator and are not connected with The RUINS. They are the only accredited shuttle service that goes from GO Hotel - The RUINS - Robinson’s Mall.

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're near Bacolod and have some time on your hands it's OK for a one off visit, but there is not much else there beside the ruin.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A living evidence of the great culture of Bacolodian’s during Spanish era. No words can ever explain the beauty of the ruins..

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Before visiting The Ruins of Bacolod, I've only seen St. Paul Ruins of Macau. I was a little disappointed in Macau. With all the effort in climbing the steep stairs, there wasn't much to see at the top or behind the walls. But when I...More

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see attraction. Never mind the cost , which is not that high when going there. Never mind the entrance fees. You will be held in awe with the beauty of this architectural creation . Nice to know the history , the...More

Thank doctorfoxtrot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At first , let plan ahead how to get there. Best way is taking free shuttle van from Robinson's place in Northern Bacolod if you start from Bacolod. I took jeepney to " northbound terminal" and needed 80PHP tricycle ride to get there. At the...More

1  Thank jajavalB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The first time I went there was last 2015. I went around 11am tourist at this time don’t flock around, you can have the whole place for you to snap some memories but It was really really hot. This time was my 2nd chance to...More

Thank chocomon618
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best time to go there is in the afternoon until dark. The building looked as if it was on the Renaissance Period in a romantic way. Though it has a sad past, it does not reflect the tragedy that lies beneath. I have seen...More

1  Thank cinnamon_kiss
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Ruins of the Lacson mansion is a reminder of the horrors of war. Filipino guerillas burned it down to prevent the Japanese from using it as headquarters. This beautiful place was even more beautiful after the knowledge of its story. Dubbed as the Taj...More

1  Thank ddg858
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Angelica J
11 November 2018|
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Response from Jertifull | Reviewed this property |
10-30 mins ..
4 September 2018|
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Response from peaches132016 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Ana! If you will travel light, you can walk until the airport gate and hire a tricycle. They have a small terminal just outside the airport and they can take you until Silay City public plaza and from there you can... More
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28 March 2018|
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Response from The_RUINS | Property representative |
Unfortunately not as we do not have a picnic area with the proper facilities. We also do not allow outside food and drinks to be brought in except water.