Coconut Palace

Local nameCoconut Palace
LocationPasay, Philippines

The Coconut Palace, also known as Tahanang Pilipino, is a government building located in the Cultural Center of the Philippines Complex, in Manila, Philippines. It was the official residence and the principal workplace of the Vice President of the Philippines during the term of Jejomar Binay.

It was commissioned in 1978 by former First Lady Imelda Marcos as a government guest house and offered to Pope John Paul II during the Papal visit to the Philippines in 1981 but the Pope refused to stay there because it was too opulent given the level of poverty in the Philippines.The Coconut Palace cost PHP 37 million to build and was partly financed by the coconut levy fund, which was set up to be used for the welfare of coconut farmers. Its construction is sometimes associated with the Mrs.

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Address Vicente Sotto, Pasay, Philippines

Coordinates 14°33'18.874" N 120°58'48.885" E

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