Millions of tourists visit Vigan Syquia Mansion every single month - Travel Philippines Now

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Millions of tourists visit Vigan Syquia Mansion every single month

Vigan (Ilocano: Siudad ti Vigan; Tagalog: Lungsod ng Vigan) is the capital of the province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Located on the western coast of the large island of Luzon, facing the South China Sea, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and it is one of the few towns left in the Philippines whose old structures have mostly remained intact, and it is well known for its sett pavements and a unique architecture of the Philippine colonial era which fuses Native Philippine and Oriental building designs and construction, with colonial Spanish architecture that is still abundant in the area, mainly the Bahay na Bato houses and an Earthquake Baroque church. 

The entire city of Vigan was later inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage City after being declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a member of the Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC). 

In May 2015, Vigan City was officially recognized as one of the New7Wonders Cities, putting Vigan on the world map as a top tourist spot that should be in any traveler’s bucket list.

The locals are more than happy to show you around top Vigan tourist spots and other places of interest, including a number of parks and museums, a beach facing the West Philippine Sea, and a safari-like zoo, to mention just a few of its must-see attractions.

SYQUIA MANSION is the ancestral home of the late President Elpidio Quirino lived and his wife. The house belongs to his wife’s family. SYQUIA MANSION features high ceiling rooms and hard floors as wells as wood carvings, antique wood furniture, and porcelain pieces. Visitors will also see the paintings of Quirino and his family member, one of which is made by Fernando Amorsolo, country's first National artist for painting. There’s also a vintage carriage parked on the ground floor of the mansion, which is located in Calle Quirino.

Here are some pictures of The SYQUIA MANSION:











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