Malacañang of the North
Paoay, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
About Malacañang of the North
Malacañang of the North is a 5-hectare property that overlooks the serene Paoay Lake. The place used to be the residence of late president Ferdinand Marcos and his family when they visit Ilocos Norte during their regime. It is one of the 29 houses that the Marcos Family was able to build during their two decades regime. It was now transformed into a museum of the late president’s memorabilia after Marcos was deposed in 1986 and died a few years later.
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Paoay Church, also known as San Agustin Church, is one of the top tourist destinations in the province. Its spectacular view from all angles occupies most tourists. t was founded by Augustinian missionaries in 1593, and was a labor of love over time and in the face of earthquakes and other disasters. According to historians, the bell tower served as a status symbol for the locals—the bell would ring more loudly and more times during the wedding of a prominent clan than it would during the weddin
The Ferdinand Edralin Marcos Presidential Center, Ilocos Norte houses a large collection of Marcos Memorabilia, possibly the largest in the country. It shows Marcos through the years, all the way until he ran for president in 1965. Prior to becoming a museum and housing the late dictator’s remains, it was the ancestral home of the Marcoses. The two-story building has its main gallery upstairs while the ground floor houses the souvenir shop on the right and a mini-film showing area just before th
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The longest modular bridge in the Philippines which was beautifully constructed along the Abra-Ilocos Norte national road across the Abra river. It was one of the useful construction to the people of the Philippines by connecting thee two places.
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