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Address: Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
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$14.00*
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Half-Day Puerto Princesa City Tour
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$20.00*
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Half-Day City Tour from Puerto Princesa

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Moving tribute to Prisoners of War

This is free- donations can be provided for upkeep. It was particularly Bing to read the stories of atrocities and the resilience of some of the prisoners of war. They should... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Merrywanderers2014
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Newcastle, Australia
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Manila, Philippines
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this is one of the epitomy that our brave soldiers fight for the love of the country. . the tunnel was just so scary when you found the history of it.

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Thank Genie M
Newcastle, Australia
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is free- donations can be provided for upkeep. It was particularly Bing to read the stories of atrocities and the resilience of some of the prisoners of war. They should charge a small entry free for tourists for upkeep as while the garden design is lovely it could do with some extra love. It should remain free for locals... More 

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Thank Merrywanderers2014
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We came here after visiting the cathedral. I was surprised it was free to be honest! In essence, it's a well maintained garden with some information panels (in English) and a memorial. However, it is an interesting thing to learn about and Puerto isn't exactly bursting with attractions, so take the time to come down! The bonus is that you... More 

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Thank jennie21021984
Doha, Qatar
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Basically this was an American base during WWII, and ambushed by Japanese tends to kill all the troops in the shelters but 11. Our guide doesn't know anything so we had to read ourselves.

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Thank Abu_Firas_11
Gold Coast, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was the site where American prisoners of war were executed, burnt alive by the Japanese and only 11 managed to escape alive

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Thank Parkwood81
Rowville, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On arriving back at Puerto Princesa and having a few hours before departing for Manila it was suggessted to us to visit the Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Princesa City.It is a most striking building in pastel blue and white colouring and the internal craftmanship is beautiful.The Cathedral is located along Rizal Avenue in Barangay Liwanag over the road from The... More 

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Thank John G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

The plaza has a bronze marker that contains the name of eleven prisoners of war (POW) who managed to survive the horrible massacre that happened in this place. The bronze marker is placed above the area where main underground bunkers existed. These bunkers became the cage for the unfortunate prisoners. The English translation of these words on the bronze marker... More 

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Thank KanwarDeep
Dinalupihan, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

In this place I've learned the Story behind the Palawan Massacre, knowing there are some Survivors who made a great escape in the tragedy. It's nice to be here, enjoy reading the story and taking pictures with this historical place

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Thank Frederick T
Makati, Philippines
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78 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

Plaza Cuartel is right across the Immaculate Concepcion Cathedral so you can visit two tourist spots in just one area. Plaza Cuartel looks just like a park where they have pictures and statues related to what it's all about. The place is dedicated to the American soldiers who were prisoners of the Japanese back in WW2. The Japanese soldiers burned... More 

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Thank boonorbane1985
Santa Rosa, Philippines
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5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Well maybe it's a nice place to see in a city tour but nothing much. Just took pics and then we left

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