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Aguinaldo Shrine

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Historical Ancestral Home

This ancient home was where the Philippine Declaration of Independence from Spain was declared on... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Manila, Philippines
Authentic and Interesting

It's a very well maintained informative museum. It shows the histories of the Philippine National... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Metro Manila, Philippines
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Dubbed as the House of History, the Aguinaldo Mansion is the locus of a focal point in the unfolding of Philippine history. Constructed in 1845, the original structure of the house was of nipa-and-thatch material. It was reconstructed four years...more
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Palanan | Brgy Kaingen, Kawit, Luzon 4104, Philippines
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

This ancient home was where the Philippine Declaration of Independence from Spain was declared on June 12, 1898. It is called the Aguinaldo Shrine, the house of the first President of the Philippines Emilio Aguinaldo. It is located in the heart of Kawit Cavite just...More

Thank ynadqnor
Reviewed 7 August 2018

It's a very well maintained informative museum. It shows the histories of the Philippine National Hero General Emilio Aguinaldo, the history of the KKK, and the house itself. This residence was the real home of Emilio Aguinaldo. It's made of amazing selections of Philippine wood...More

Thank CarlosCeldran
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Have brought foreign friends here on two occasions and they (and myself) have always been impressed at how this beautiful house has been restored to its former glory. With easy access from SLEX and plenty of parking, it's well worth a visit when you're heading...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

The landmark where the declaration of Philippine Independence was made. We're amazed how big and grandiose is Aguinaldo's mansion. The details of the house and furnitures are really intricate with lots of secret passageways and hidden exits. One of the best ancestral house we've seen...More

Thank QueenVhie
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Well kept museum. We were entertained by the historian that the museum gave us. I'm glad there are places like this which we can visit to see the history preserved.

Thank nita300
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

The original ancestor house of Philippines' 1st President, Emilio Aguinaldo. The shrine is open to the public with few fees. The park is also open to the public day and night with night shops every weekend.

Thank archelle18
Reviewed 19 November 2017

But it needs tough love. The grounds need massive upkeep. It will really benefit most of all the people of Cavite who not only would get much needed revenue generation but they themselves can enjoy a clean and well kept park. The park grounds in...More

Thank uberkyut
Reviewed 14 November 2017

This is a place if you want to learn more about filipino history. This is the house of the former president and as soon as you enter you get a sense nostalgia. The museum itself has a lot of wonderful old artifacts and small models...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 1 September 2017

if you're wanting to learn more about filipino history then the aguinaldo shrine is a great spot to visit. there's an entrance fee but it's not too much. we had a guide walk us through the house who was very informative. downstairs is a museum...More

Thank kristyrebecca
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The former president's house was really historical inside and outside. It was so nostalgic because of the ambiance. We were excited that time to have a tour and as we entered inside, there were already stories in every thing you see. On the ground floor...More

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6 October 2018|
Response from Kevin C | Reviewed this property |
You should ask for permission from the curator and show an ID to prove it's for academic purposes.