The Ruins in Talisay, Negros Occidental at Dusk The Ruins (Talisay) was the ancestral mansion of the family of wealthy sugar baron Don Mariano Ledesma Lacson built on a 440 hectare sugar plantation in Talisay City, Negros Occidental in the early 1900s in memory of his Portuguese wife Maria Braga Lacson, who died during the birth of their ...
Nov 08, 2017 · It was built by Don Mariano Ledesma Lacson, a sugarcane baron. Built in the 1900s, The Ruins serve as the top attraction of Negros Occidental in the Visayas region of the Philippines. Beyond its aesthetics, it is adored for its tragic history.
The unique Italian styling of The Ruins creates an air of romance; this has helped secure it as one of the prominent tourist attractions in the region. The building received the appellation of “Taj Mahal of Negros Occidental” which hints at the rich history of The Ruins. The Ruins as they were. The Ruins origins date back to the early 20th ...
Nov 06, 2009 · The Ruins in Talisay City, Negros Occidental is what remained of the grand mansion that Don Mariano Lacson built, following the death of his first wife, Maria Braga. The Ruins at sunset. Built in memory of Maria Braga, the mansion became the residence of Don Mariano and his unmarried children.
History of the Ruins. Constructed in the early 1900s, the Ruins was once a mansion that was said to be the biggest residential structure in the area at the time. Sugar baron Don Mariano Ledesma Lacson had it built in the middle of a sugar plantation for his Portuguese first wife. The architecture is Italianate and its columns neo-Romanesque.
Discover The Ruins in Talisay in Talisay City, Philippines: A once great mansion stands in stately ruin. ... Located on a sugar plantation in the Negros Occidental province of the Philippines ...
This tour is perfect for those who are interested in heritage houses and century-old churches, along with the many stories they contain in their history. You will be picked up from your accommodation in Bacolod and the tour heads straight to one of Negros Occidental’s most famous landmarks.
Jan 26, 2018 · The Ruins became available to the public last 2008 under the ownership of Don Mariano’s great grandson, Mr. Raymund Javellana. Touring the Ruins in Talisay, Bacolod City will include a look back of the rich and colorful history of the place through the humorous tour guides known throughout the city.
Negros is not only rich in agricultural resources, but also in history. Image: Elmer B. Domingo via Wikimedia Commons Behind the beautiful beaches, mouth-watering delicacies, and wide sugarcane fields, Negros Island has stories waiting to be told—narratives only its historical places can tell.
The mansion burned down leaving behind the concrete structure that still stands to this day.There’s no current plans of getting the ruins restored back to its glorious form. For now there’s a mini cafe and restaurant to chill inside the ruins. Guests can amuse themselves with a quick game of golf in the mini golf area.