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Address: Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Half-Day City Tour from Puerto Princesa
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City tour

When we visit plaza cuartel was not a good day. It was raining but it was all good. Market are selling different things like local fashion jewelry , bag etc.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
luzelwoods
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Dapto, Australia

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Abu Dhabi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To me, unknown U.S. WWII military history. Sad occurrence on Palawan when the Japanese Army purposely burned to death over 100 U.S. POWs. Totally disgusting and another example of how much hatred there is for Japanese people by Americans. And people want to know why an atomic bomb was dropped on them.

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Dapto, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we visit plaza cuartel was not a good day. It was raining but it was all good. Market are selling different things like local fashion jewelry , bag etc.

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Muscat, Oman
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Nothing so special in this park aside from its historical back, when we went there, its too muddy which is not really good to start up the day. It might be a good quick visit if its dry season.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

went here for the city tour of pps. world war 2 history can be seen or felt here. this is free access to the public. drop by here for some history of pps.

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Paranaque City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Used to be an old fort used by both Americans and Japanese forces during the last world war. American POWs were held there. Towards the end of the war, when American forces were about to take Puerto Princes, the Japanese massacred about 150 POWs - all American - by pouring gasoline in the trench where they were kept and set... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

I always come back here to relax before going to work. You can appreciate the place by visiting the Palawan Special Battalion WWII Memorial Museum.

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Medan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

To whom really like history can come here to look around where here is memorial of suvivor is very closed from chruch( well know over there) walking only 1 minute arrive also can go to bay beach all is near,suggestion dont buy any present here bcause is expensive is better to buy from bay bearch when u walk through there.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

A few steps from Immaculate Conception Church is Plaza Cuartel which is a historic landmark in Palawan. Pictures are mounted for the visitors to appreciate, which tells the historical significance of the place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

A historical place where the soldiers died and fought for our freedom. It is a nice place if you want to reminisce and learn the history of our ancestor.

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Caloocan, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

This place is a historic place. If you are interested and if you want to be educated, this is a great place for you. It shows different tragedy and happening before during the war. The place is also relaxing and has wide spaces and also it is near in the airport. This is also close to their famous church, Immaculate... More 

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