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Address: Palo, Leyte Province, Philippines

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Nice walk and good place to sit with a loved one

Really liked the calm park. Not a must have, but good if you are in the area. The damagebof the typhoon is still visible, but the statues stand tall.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Stefan F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really liked the calm park. Not a must have, but good if you are in the area. The damagebof the typhoon is still visible, but the statues stand tall.

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Thank Stefan F
Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

MacArthur Park is worth a visit for its historical significance but the beach doesn’t look that inviting and the shore isn’t that clean. When we visited, there was a guy offering rifles, helmets and other props (for a small fee) to make your photo op with MacArthur’s bronze statue more interesting. Also in the town of Palo is the Republic... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Easy to get to and if you are in the area worth a visit. Certainly not worth putting yourself out but if you're close.......

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

I am from Tacloban and I've been here quite often. This is usually where people go to after a morning jog. You can find small nipa-hut stores selling fresh buko juice.As it's a popular landmark, it badly needs improvement though. Needs tighter security to keep them outsiders trashing the place. There are a few hotels and some beach resorts you... More 

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Taytay, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

my first time to visit the historical place,akala ko dati sila macathur nasa dagat mismo :) the move to higher para hindi masira sa malakas na wave. you buy souvenir items or pampasalubong in the park, mayroon den mga tindahan ng food incase nagugutom na kayo roaming around pwede rin kayo magpicnic under the tree if have time.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

very interesting and there are nice park lands around this monument there are informative plaques for you to read

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Foshan, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

it is such a good feeling to see the statues of real american heroes who once saved our country during the world war II...the statues are bigger than a life size...its very near to the capital city of leyte , Tacloban City ...

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Melbourne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

IF you're in the area then its worth the few min drive from Tacloban. Not much to see other than the statues on the landing site where Mac Arthur returned. I would have liked to see more plaques with a more detailed historical account of what happened and what makes the site significant. It is pretty well kept, did not... More 

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Port Barton, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I've been many times in Mac Arthur Park since my high school. The last time I visited was November 2014 as the All Soul and Saints Day Holiday and before Yolanda typhoon . I am lucky I left in Tacloban before the typhoon. One of the statue was fell down due to the typhoon, hopefully it sorted now. The Park... More 

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Puerto Princesa, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

It was nice to know that Leyte is one of the Historical Site and if you love history, This is one of the place. We came here just to see the park and we tempted to stay for a while trying to recollect the thought of how was the landing look like and the number of soldiers with Mac Arthur.It... More 

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