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Plaza Cuartel

Address: Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Manila, Philippines
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

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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69 reviews 69 reviews
49 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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15 reviews 15 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
11 helpful votes 11 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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Mandaluyong, Philippines
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

It's really just a park with a marker of history. It's good if your tour guide knows some facts, otherwise, it's just a nice park.

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Cebu
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73 reviews 73 reviews
16 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I am not much into cultural/historical places but the tricycle driver suggested we might as well visit this as we visited the Cathedral, which is just a stone throw away. It has a police outpost just beside the entrance. There is nothing much to see but a relaxing, good seaview and garden with large old trees. We saw people who... More 

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davao city
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Historical - yes, but was not maintained at all. Aside from the monument there was nothing else to see there. Skip this one.

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Decatur, Illinois
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7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is not a pleasant piece of history so you go and fill in the details or read about it before you go. The WW II was just ending and several Americans had been captured and the Japanese didn't want to take care of them or feed them any longer. Please research on your own or ask your guide. Gasoline... More 

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Mandaluyong
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72 reviews 72 reviews
23 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The Plaza Cuartel is located beside the Cathedral. There is nothing to do here except to relax and kill time if you just want to be with nature. There is really nothing to see here except the ruins of the Plaza Cuartel. In less than 5 minutes you can see everything here.

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manila
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86 reviews 86 reviews
38 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

okay, this place is a historical site turned into a park. Might as well add more colorful plants/flowers as a form of honoring the men who died there. Its clean enough, just needs new paint and more flowers.

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