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Address: Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines

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Short side trip.

Interesting place to see. But it was short. We finished the tour for less than 30mins. Entrance fee was 50pesos. There was a tour guide. Not much relics. But the experience of... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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English first
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17 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Interesting place to see. But it was short. We finished the tour for less than 30mins. Entrance fee was 50pesos. There was a tour guide. Not much relics. But the experience of going inside decades old tunnel was a different experience.

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Manila, Philippines
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

pros: guided tour, well lit ways, interesting, very informative guide cons: kind of short (nothing compared to correigidor (did I spell it right?), nothing inside - would have wished for some relics of the past

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Davao City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

While its now a resort and restaurant, Japanese Tunnel is still first and foremost a historical site. It gives visitors a glimpse of the life during the Japanese occupation with the diorama inside the tunnel.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Interesting if you're a history buff like me & my hubby. But not much to see really. The tour will be over in 30mins or less.

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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This tunnel was accidentally discovered in 1942. This tunnel is really worth visiting and I was surprised to learn that they're open even on sunday.

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Manila, Philippines
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

The Japanese tunnel is located at the diversion road of davao city. The tunnel has been preserved well. It is hand made by the Filipino prisoners during the Japanese time. There is an entrance fee of 50 Php to get inside the tunnel. You will be assisted by a tour guide that will share the history of the Japanese tunnel.

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Melbourne
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48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I enjoy learning about WW2 places, battles etc. So I thought I'd give it a go. It is on the way back from Eden park so not out of the way if you have gone there. The tunnel itself is about 75 meters long. At one point, it is definitely at Japanese height. I'm 5'11" and had to bend down... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

An alive piece of history. It was very nice for me to learn from so closed the history of Japanese Philippines war. A very educated about the tunnel history guy had undertaken to explain us everything. It was really nice visit.

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Davao City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Nice swimming pool specially for kids, very high corkage for the foods & beverages that you will bring.

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Manila, Philippines
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14 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Despite the tour being quite short, it's packed with a lot historical FYIs. The fact that I was able to enter this tunnel which was used during the WW2 by the Japanese and explore it was really amazing. There's a small Buddha shrine there, the "bartolina" which was used for keeping the war-slaves (you can take a picture inside!), a... More 

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Address: Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Mindanao  >  Davao del Sur Province  >  Davao City

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