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Palawan Special Battalion WW2 Memorial Museum

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Address: Rizal Avenue Extension | Barangay Banaco-Bancao, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
Phone Number: 63 9996562471
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A Memorial of Survival

There's a statue on the park done by a local artist to remind Palawenos/visitors of Japanese atrocities during WWII.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We met someone from the airport, Mang Rolly of Summertime tricycle driver, who patiently took us everywhere we wanted to go. And this is the first place, a historical visit about Palawan. They may say its boring looking and reading all the posted reminisce pictures of WW2, but not us, we spent almost an hour inside the museum, we used... More 

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Palmdale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The story is sad but very educational. Nice that they honor the dead through this memorial. This is part of the City tour.

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Very Good, Small museum was very nicely displayed and maintained. One of the high points of my trip to Puerto Princesa. A must see for people interested in WW2 history.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I am not really interested in these stuffs, sorry no offense but place was good and nice stuffs to read and understand the history.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

they need to improve the place. Add more epitaphs to read.Our tour guide is awesome, he showed us the tunnel and told us the story behind this place. It would be nice if there will be a short reading about the place for the tourist to know.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Great project of the son of H Mendoza. I wish that more was done with the help of U.S. and Philippine government. The education of the worlds past should never be diminished or forgotten. There were plenty of Filipino freedom fighters that may have not had much but gave their all and the American service men left behind to fend... More 

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Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

There's a statue on the park done by a local artist to remind Palawenos/visitors of Japanese atrocities during WWII.

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Was great to know that even private individuals are doing their best to preserve and remind of our history... By sharing the veteran's collections to the public, it is not just their war experience that was imparted but what our nation has gone through... We believe that the place has a lot for betterment... let's all support it.. your visit... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The project of a son of H Mendoza a City Hero who was executed by the Japanese in WW2. There are loads of photos and memorabilia from the period and the staff are helpful and knowledgeable. Very interesting to find out about the history of the city. Hard to believe that one man put this all together.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

My wife and I visited this museum on a recent trip to the area and were not disappointed. At only PHP30 each to go in, there was a lot to take in, even though it is only quite a small museum. Its a guided tour, and the young woman who showed us around was most informative and we learned a... More 

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Address: Rizal Avenue Extension | Barangay Banaco-Bancao, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
Phone Number: 63 9996562471
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mimaropa  >  Palawan Province  >  Palawan Island  >  Puerto Princesa

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