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The Ruins - a piece of history

The Ruins of the Lacson mansion is a reminder of the horrors of war. Filipino guerillas burned it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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I easily felt the romantic vibe of this place. Great architecture. It is amazing that they kept and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lye S
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Hda. Sta. Maria, Talisay, Negros Occidental, Philippines
+63 34 476 4334
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Reviewed 2 days 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

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I easily felt the romantic vibe of this place. Great architecture. It is amazing that they kept and maintained it so beautifully, I suggest that when you visit here wear comfortable clothes and don't forget to bring cap or umbrella on day time plus a...More

1  Thank Lye S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for an awesome place to some profile photos then you better go to this place. There are so many areas to have really nice pics to show off on social media.

1  Thank Carlo O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this place. Such an architectural gem. It is a beautiful “ruin” . Can you imagine how this place would have looked in all its grandeur? My son & I were making up stories of how the owners would have lived. Must visit while in...More

1  Thank mishaNYC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was so impressed with this historic site. Built nearly 100 years ago, the mansion housed the Lacson family, who still own and operate sugar cane plantations as far as the eye can see. The structure was burned to prevent Japanese forces from using it...More

Thank GuyoftheGlobe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most visited attractions in Talisay, Bacolod. Reviews say that it could be hard to commute via tricycle and jeepneys so we opted to book via Grab. It took us approximately 25 minutes from Bacolod Downton— not bad for a fare...More

Thank pbjohn
Reviewed 12 September 2018

My suggestion to the management of The Ruins Mansion is that locals of Bacolod like me should receive exemption for the P100 because we are the ones bringing the visitors there and even sometimes act as tour guides if they have none. P100 is affordable...More

Thank Bryan V
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Had a quick visit to The Ruins last Jan 2018, I visited the place during lunchtime took some photos of it’s awesome landscapes, so as the fountain and the Mansion. There is available food resto in front of the mansion. I suggest you visit this...More

Thank Jertifull
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Visited this attraction two times during day time and night time. I prefer to visit during the night time for a stunning view due to beautiful lighting's. Nothing special for this tourist spot rather than the architectural structure and history of the building.

Thank Edgar M
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

The place is astonishing. The ruins is a must-see dark tourist spot. The stories are fascinating. Every corner is instagrammbale. Perfect fpr photo shoot, prenup and whatnot Entrance Fee: P100

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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.
7 November 2017|
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Response from Bjørn P | Reviewed this property |
Grab taxi is good and the availebilty on grab taxi was exelent
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