Places near Metro Manila to Reconnect with Philippine Heritage

Take a tour into the country's past.
by | February 16, 2018


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Many people come here for the sumptuous lunch by the waterfalls but little they know, inside the walls of the Escudero Museum, hides a trove of cultural relics collected through the years by the Escudero family.

Be sure to hold on to your jaw from dropping when you peek inside the lavish collection of historical artifacts which includes the original altar of Quiapo Church and other significant items that stacks wall to wall and from floor to ceiling of the museum.

The Escudero Mansion is also a must see where paintings from National Artists like Felix Resureccion Hidalgo and Fernando Amorsolo are also displayed. Special cultural shows featuring the Villa Escudero Folkloric Group dancers is also one of the highlights here.

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Marky Ramone Go is a travel-junkie, writer and photographer based in the Philippines. Aside from contributing articles to various publications and websites, he narrates his experiences wandering the tropical paradise of the Philippines, the culturally rich regions of South East Asia, Sri Lanka and India on his travel blog Nomadic Experiences. After Asia, he is keen on exploring South America and eventually hoping to trace Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" trail in the United States to Mexico.

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