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Address: Lanao del Sur, Marawi, Mindanao, Philippines

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2nd largest lake in the country

Going to Marawi from Iligan, you can pass on Agus IV with a man-made lake. You can mistook it as the Lake Lanao. No, it's not the Lake Lanao. The true lake can be seen from... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2015
Davao Occidental Province, Philippines
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Iligan, Philippines
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 28 December 2015

I have seen Lake Lanao in different angle. First overlooking at MSU Marawi, 2nd on the road by sunset and 3rd overlooking at Mt. Piapayungan while we were climbing with my mountaineering group. I wish I could see and get upclose to this lake it could be more fun. This lake serves as main livelihood in the local communities farming... More 

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Davao Occidental Province, Philippines
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46 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Going to Marawi from Iligan, you can pass on Agus IV with a man-made lake. You can mistook it as the Lake Lanao. No, it's not the Lake Lanao. The true lake can be seen from MSU-Main Campus in Marawi City, you will look at the lake as if it is an ocean. My first impression on the lake was... More 

Thank saint_ycoy
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

From a distance, you'll be amazed how big it is! I thought it's an ocean and it was like it's calling me. There are a lot of beautiful mosques surrounding it.

Thank zoosunbee
Cebu City, Philippines
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229 reviews
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Reviewed 21 November 2014

I would suggest seeing lake lanao inside MSU-marawi....It is rather huge and serene... From Marawi City, it is really dirty... From the other side going to Malabang, it is also very beautiful!

Thank rpantoni
Marawi, Philippines
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160 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Your initial impressions are not going to be great especially if your see the lake through Marawi City. A big, polluted, congested, business-driven city, Marawi is not well set up for visitors. And yet if you have the patience to explore Lake Lanao has quixotic little corners of interest. Like canoes with Sarimanok and okir designs. And "sambulayang" thrived lake... More 

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