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Manila American Cemetery and Memorial

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McKinley Road | Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, Luzon 96515, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A beautifully maintained and peaceful memorial to the American servicemen/women who died in the Manila conflict. A welcome respite from the frenetic Manila traffic and an important visiting place to understand the significance of America on the history of Manila and the Philippines.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank VinnieLondon_SE2
Reviewed 2 days ago

Walked to the cemetery from our hotel (Ascott BGC). Easy walk. Be sure to bring ID, they asked for my ID at the gate (not sure what would have happened if I didn't have a photo ID, but just know that there is a guard...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JayandMakki
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

but the opening time is 9am to 5pm so it was difficult to get there as I was here on business trip and was not available at that time. The guards are not even capable to imagine not following the rules strictly. Anyway it worth...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank michalkaska
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am so glad I made the effort to visit the Manila American Cemetery near Fort Bonifacio! My father had 3 friends loose the lives in the Asian theater during World War II. This is considered the most beautiful of American cemeteries outside of the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Satman2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

very interesting place, memorialize our history during the war, names of Military Personnel who gave up their lives for our freedom

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Archie O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful grounds. For American veterans, this is a must see. Impressive display of grave-markers and story of the War in the Pacific. Pray that this never happens, again!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is so serene. It has a very big space wherein our WW2 veterans were laid off. I hope this will be preserve whatsoever.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lito B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is burial site for US servicemen from various wars. beautifully set up and maintained. provides a place for solitude and contemplation amid the noise confusion of the BGC business district. please be respectful when you visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A majestic monument to those who died representing their country in WW2. The grounds are stunning and beautifully kept.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gecko1977
Reviewed November 20, 2018

This is a very sobering place to visit to see the many rows of graves knowing that each headstone represents a young man and a devastated family. It is a very peaceful and calm setting surrounded by tall buildings and the chaos of Manila. It's...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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cavanaughtim
September 12, 2018|
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Response from travelincouple027 | Reviewed this property |
I would be interested to see what you did in your situation. Personally, I wouldn't do it, I've been to this graveyard about 10 times.. Traffic can be a problem then there is the long walk in to the center area where there... More
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Filippijntje
February 10, 2017|
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Response from MartinDublin08 | Reviewed this property |
I just walked in. Wasn't interested in a guided tour. No real need if you have any idea of your history.
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azmmms
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Urgent! Visiting Manila -Need Advice on Itinerary & Hotels (10 Replies)
We will be visiting Manila from 18-25/12, a family with children aged 14 (boy), 9 & 8 (girl). Appreciate if anyone could give me suggestion and feedback on my tentative itinerary. 18th - Arrival/Hotel & rest 19th-Explore the city - starting with Mind Museum, Ayala Museum, Ayala Triangle Garden & nearby area 20th-Explore the city, Rizal Park & Surrounding area (and may be Manila American Cemetery and Memorial) 21st-Explore the city - Ocean Park, children...More
December 07, 2012|
Response fromgeminitraveller|
Better to book accommodation in Makati area. There are many serviced apartments near the Ayala Center (shopping, dining and entertainment area). I personally like the Somerset Olympia. They have spacious 2 and 3 bedroom suites complete with living and dining rooms with full kitchen which would be perfect for you. Some 3 bedroom suites even have 2 levels. Ayala Center is a short walk away. You can book the Corregidor Tour through Sun Cruises Philippines. There is a Tagaytay (Taal volcano)...More
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Greetings: My husband, sister, brother-in-law and I will be traveling to the Philippines following 14 days in China. We will arrive in the Philippines Nov2, 2014. I need help with itinerary! My sister and husband are 73 and have a little trouble getting around -so ... We can spend 7 - 10 days in the country. We will fly into Manila 5:45 pm - spend night. Next day go to Manila American Cemetery and Memorial and Santo Tomas University(husbands family was in concentration camp there during...More
March 31, 2014|
Response fromDubsonPH|
If 10 days is the maximum length of your stay you don't have a great deal of time. If Bohol is your priority, one viable option would be to split the trip with this island and either Cebu or Boracay.