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Plaza Cuartel

Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Half-Day Puerto Princesa City Tour
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Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for amusement, this is not the place to visit. All you will do here is read the history when the Philippines was conquered by the Japanese and when Americans were killed in the dungeon by the Japanese.

Thank gen g
Reviewed June 11, 2017

If you're not a history buff you can do away with the City tour. The plaza cuartel is included in the tour of 6 spots. there's not much to see.

Thank SheelaDS
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Not recommended for kids as the back story to what took place here is terrifying, I found in interesting because of the history, and the cathedral is across the street.

Thank Scott I
Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

Don't book city tour cos it's expensive when you can just visit this anytime by public transportation. Nothing much to see.

Thank DanetteBorongan
Reviewed April 25, 2017

It is a very sad history, but worth exploring to understand more about Japanese invasions all over Southeast Asia and learning about cruel treatment and torture. It could though be more explained, have a bit of more historical details around.

Thank Ba0zi
Reviewed April 17, 2017

About 150 American soldiers (prisoners of war) were burned alive by the Japanese during WWII at this site. There is a bronze plaque describing the event but now the place looks like a leafy park. Situated across the road from the Immaculate Conception cathedral and...More

Thank ShilohinBC
Reviewed April 16, 2017

....of the brutality of the war. Interesting photos and detailed descriptions of what happened in this park towards the end of WW2. A gruesome reminder that all Nations should be aiming for peace.

Thank locomotore
Reviewed April 12, 2017

It's good if you are assisted by a good tour guide to explain to you the significance of the place to appreciate it more.

Thank cheri0504
Reviewed April 10, 2017

what i love here is it quiet environment and its good ambiance. best to go here to escape your problems for the meantime.

Thank munikay
Reviewed April 8, 2017

My son loves history. The place is open and you have to take time to read the story of what happened during the war. its so sad that the Americans became prisoners of war and suffered a lot during those times. The survivors tell a...More

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