In the coolness of the evening this was quite a spectacular park with well lit and well kept garden pathways. Having read other reviews, perhaps evening is the time to go to avoid harrassment from umbrella and souvenir sellers - no one bothered me.There are a couple of seafood restaurants here with reasonable rates but you'll be given "free" entertainment from harp players who then want a tip.
On the way back out from the restaurants (but still within the Shrine Complex) I stopped at a shop where locals were having a beer and watching soccer on the TV through the shop's open window. Unusual but entertaining - and beer at a very reasonable 25 pesos.
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