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Address: Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
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If you're already there, you might as well visit.

Largely unassuming despite its gruesome historical significance (it was the site of a WWII massacre), it does have plenty to offer the kind of history enthusiast who's willing to... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Marthy A
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Cavite City, Philippines
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Cavite City, Philippines
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Largely unassuming despite its gruesome historical significance (it was the site of a WWII massacre), it does have plenty to offer the kind of history enthusiast who's willing to wring for any history he can get.

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Manila, Philippines
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I travel mostly for the sight seeing and to know more about history of every place. With this one, I can say that this monument should be remembered be everyone and must be visited by tourists. The has old gates and average number of trees. In the middle of the park, you would see a monument in which the names... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Just a small park. But if you're going to the Cathedral, then you might as well drop by here also. It's just beside the Cathedral.

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Makati, Philippines
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Plaza Cuartel was really beautiful, especially with the maintained entrance gate which looks like it has been like this since the Spanish Era. The historical background of the brings chills but it amazes me how one of the survivors, Don T. Schloat, really made it a point to commemorate his comrades before his natural death.

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Makati, Philippines
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81 reviews 81 reviews
56 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I saw the lists of the U.S navy who were killed by the japanese. They were a lot and had to take photos for souvenir. It was good and relaxing place as well.

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11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I went here as part of a city tour package. The tour guide told us the history of the sight. Interesting place to visit.

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Manila, Philippines
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Peaceful and clean plaza, everyone there are friendly :) amazing sight because its beside the seashore :)

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Beijing, China
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145 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

It's a stop on the tour. Nothing more, nothing less. It's worth the snapshot and be on your way. Their is history but unless you have a very good tour guide, it's just nonsense what the guide is trying to say because it's very difficult to understand the guides in Puerto Princesa. They try though and that's more than I... More 

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This place is actually included in our city tour but when we arrive, this place is a beautiful garden with old huge entrance. For those history lovers, this might be an interesting place to visit as there is a memorial there but nothing else much though...

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Rizal Province, Philippines
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

It needs more development in regards with tourism. Aside from the Americans died there, there's nothing more. Although, it is part of the history that makes it special.

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