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The Clarin Ancestral House

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Address: Loay, Philippines

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Very Old Ancestral House

I like that it was preserved very well although it lacks a professional tour guide and it needs to be cleaned. It needs a renovation / fix too. It captures the story of the the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 September 2015
Emmanuel D
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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

I like that it was preserved very well although it lacks a professional tour guide and it needs to be cleaned. It needs a renovation / fix too. It captures the story of the the Clarin family from past to future.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014

According to the house's official guide, ANICETO CLARIN was appointed by the then occupying U. S. forces to be the first governor of Bohol in 1902. THIS WAS HIS HOUSE. It is a big 2-story mansion with high ceilings and wide windows that bring in sunlight and make the air flow in and out naturally. (Makes you wonder if our... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2014

This is the ancestral house of one of Bohol's most influential families, although most of them have moved elsewhere since then. There were displays of old furniture, the original books and even the chess board of O. Clarin with which he played with President Carlos Garcia, There were life-sized mannequins wearing a Revolutionary Filipino uniform and another wearing the uniform... More 

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