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PAOAY: Malacanang of the North

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One of the most visited in Ilocos Norte is the renowned Malacañang of the North or Malacañang ti Amianan as the locals refer to it). Today, it is grand mansion with beautiful grounds and an overlooking a lake maintained by the local government of the province.

FUN FACTS:

This was a birthday gift from first lady, Imelda Marcos, to her husband on the occasion of his 60th birthday. (It is named after the official residence and workplace of the President of the Philippines in Manila – the Malacañang Palace.) It is among a number of properties belonging to the Marcos family which were sequestered by the Philippine Government when President Marcos was removed from power. After 20 years of ownership by the government, the property was eventually given back to the jurisdiction of Ilocos Norte. Restorations and renovations were commenced by the region’s Governor, and in 2011 the property and grounds were opened up to the public as a museum.

In my opinion, this place is really good for history junkie. The whole mansion has the Marcos Family memorials – from paintings to its furniture.

When I visited here last 2012 and 2013 there was an entrance fee of 20 Pesos for the maintenance of the whole place. Souvenirs are for sale here.

Malacañang of the North is part of municipality of Paoay and accessible via Laoag-Paoay Road.

WHERE TO FIND IT IN MAP:

Have this place added to your itinerary when you visit Ilocos Norte. 🙂

Have fun, Juan!

GO BACK to 10 Must-See Sights in Ilocos Norte

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This entry was posted on March 30, 2017 by in Historical Sites, Ilocos Norte, Northern Luzon, Paoay, Sites and Attractions, Travel.
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