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Philippine Airlines has this picture in their advertisement for "Must Visit Historic Sites in the Philippines" but does not say where it is.

This is in the Philippines?

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First guess would be Venice Italy. Although the architecture near upper left appears similar to older Filipino homes?

Can't be in Philippines because the water is reasonably clean of debris.

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2 minutes ago, Old55 said:

Can't be in Philippines because the water is reasonably clean of debris.

Could this be the Canal they have cleaned up?Canal in manila.jpg Canal in manila 2.jpg

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I'm quite sure that's at Las Casas Filipinas del Acuzar in Bataan, sort of a resort/museum. I've never been there, I just remember reading about it awhile back.

https://www.lascasasfilipinas.com/

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22 minutes ago, Jack Peterson said:

Could this be the Canal they have cleaned up?Canal in manila.jpg Canal in manila 2.jpg

That first picture is of a shopping area in Manila and the buildings are new.

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6 minutes ago, strap said:

I'm quite sure that's at Las Casas Filipinas del Acuzar in Bataan, sort of a resort/museum. I've never been there, I just remember reading about it awhile back.

I have almost made it to Las Casas but not yet.  I have seen many pictures but nothing like this with continuous stone/brick buildings along a canal.  I know some members have been to Las Casas so maybe they can comment.

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2 minutes ago, OnMyWay said:

That first picture is of a shopping area in Manila and the buildings are new.

 it was just a thought based on some photos my daughter had after a visit to Manila i will text her to send some when FB is back

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33 minutes ago, Old55 said:

First guess would be Venice Italy. Although the architecture near upper left appears similar to older Filipino homes?

Can't be in Philippines because the water is reasonably clean of debris.

I have been to Venice and don't recall any areas quite like this architectural style, or color.

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2 minutes ago, Jack Peterson said:

 it was just a thought based on some photos my daughter had after a visit to Manila i will text her to send some when FB is back

I do want to visit that place.  Many relatives have posted selfies from there!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venice_Grand_Canal,_Taguig

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19 minutes ago, strap said:

I'm quite sure that's at Las Casas Filipinas del Acuzar in Bataan, sort of a resort/museum. I've never been there, I just remember reading about it awhile back.

I believe you are correct!  I think they have opened a new area since I last looked into going there a few years ago. 

Another picture of that area that I found.  Amazing what they have done there!  Definitely going soon!

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