Talisay: Ruins of the Mansion of the Lacson's family... - Secret World

Talisay, Provincia di Negros Occidental, Filippine

by Cristina Bartolini


The Ruins is the remains of the ancestral home mansion of the family of Don Mariano Ledesma Lacson and Maria Braga Lacson. It is situated in Talisay, Negros Occidental, Philippines. The mansion was built in early 1900s and inspired by Italian architecture. Today the Ruins is a picturesque tourist destination with a restaurant nearby. The ancestral home mansion of the family of wealthy sugar baron Don Mariano Ledesma Lacson who built it in early 1900s, in memory of his Portuguese wife Maria Braga Lacson, who had died during the birth of her eleventh child. It was constructed on a 440-hectare plantation.