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Paco Park

San Marcelino & General Luna Sts, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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Right in the middle of a traffic jam!

Very interesting place i the middle if the city, We were the only two people in there. It is a... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2016
Marc W
Lucena City, Philippines
Green, green and green

I was actually expecting more... it was a little dirty... and no staff around to clean up... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2016
Richmond Hill, Canada
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This former cemetery is now a manicured park and venue for fairs and concerts featuring local artists and musicians.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average25%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“small church” (8 reviews)
“entrance fee” (19 reviews)
“jose rizal” (17 reviews)
San Marcelino & General Luna Sts, Manila, Luzon, Philippines

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Reviewed August 30, 2016

Very interesting place i the middle if the city, We were the only two people in there. It is a calm, peaceful oasis in the middle of traffic, A beautiful park with a lot of information about it.s ancestry

Thank Marc W
Reviewed August 22, 2016

I was actually expecting more... it was a little dirty... and no staff around to clean up.. Overall it was pleasant enough...

Thank fitgirl16
Reviewed July 9, 2016

This is an amazing wee park in a walled compound so relaxing after the hussel and bussel of Manila The original grave site of Rizal You can walk on the path of the walled area and look at the outside and observe people going about...More

Thank lampardTauranga
Reviewed July 3, 2016

This is a great place for leisure and relaxation. Walk around the park and just take pictures of memories from the past. it's also a good venue for photo walks and prelude photos for weddings etc. You cannot imagine that it is in the middle...More

Thank densho181809
Reviewed June 30, 2016

Right at the center of Paco's residential area, Paco Park is the first burial place for Jose Rizal. Today, it houses a quiant small church and serves as a nice place for weddings and concerts. Great view, a nice piece of history.

Thank Jubert A
Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We went here in Paco Park as I've here that this park was known for a history.Quiet place ..a beautiful place..A history that will never be forgotten.

Thank enjoyfunlovetravels
Reviewed June 12, 2016

What a small but a romantic place to be. It's especially beautiful at night with the lights. A special place or event site for weddings. It a small and unique landmark to visit. This park was designed as a municipal cemetery for the affluent Spanish...More

1  Thank mscanastra
Reviewed June 11, 2016

Not a place to be missed. Originally a place of burial during the Spanish occupation but not its a park. Has a church & church/ garden weddings are conducted now. THis place is located in the midst of all the chaotic Manila especially the Malate...More

Thank Rareworld
Reviewed June 8, 2016

This is originally a cemetery with a lot of historical facts which later on converted to a park and a wedding venue as well. i always visit this place if ever i am within that area or during my vacation in the Philippines..there are lots...More

Thank Audrey R
Reviewed May 27, 2016

I love going here at sunset it is so relaxing. One time I was here there was a free concert it was so nice.

Thank Chris P
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Jamaica Ruth A
January 2, 2017|
Response from tynejr | Reviewed this property |
Shows and presentations at the Paco Park are not as structured as they used to be, so you will have to check with their Admin Office for show schedules. Sorry I could not say more.
Ralph V
July 27, 2016|
Response from Chris P | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's safe. You might feel uncomfortable at night but it's still safe. There are some people that camp there at night they are nothing to be afraid of.
Paul S
June 17, 2016|
Response from Christa S |
yes there is. i think the entrance fee is 10 pesos