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Statue of the Divine Mercy

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Address: El Salvador, Mindanao, Philippines

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Worth the visit, spiritual trip.

This place is a source of spirituality and inspiration. Not too far from Cagayan de Oro (on the road to Laguindingan airport). Parking is free since 2015, as well as candles... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Paris, France
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Paris, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a source of spirituality and inspiration. Not too far from Cagayan de Oro (on the road to Laguindingan airport). Parking is free since 2015, as well as candles inside the premises (donations are welcomed) and there is a nice garden facing the bay. In order for women to get inside, long skirt/dress is mandatory. Don't worry if... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

females are not allowed to enter the premises when wearing pants so skirts can be borrowed at the entrance to cover their pelvis. when inside, one has to walk more than a couple of hundred meters to reach the gigantic statue of the divine mercy. just be sure to bring accessories that can protect you from the scorching heat. the... More 

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Thank Irene F
Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed February 4, 2017

For the devoted Roman Catholic this shrine is worth a visit. Just a 45 minutes travel from Cagayan de Oro City.

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Amsterdam
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Reviewed December 25, 2016

The place is usually visited by pilgrims. Women are not allowed if you are wearing pants.Get ready with a long skirt. Silence is observed. It is a holy place. Picture taking is okay. Expect to have a climb to the top part of the statue.

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Thank MijnlieverdFH
Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

This place is great for those on a religious pilgrimage and those just wanting a quiet place to pray, hear mass or meditate. Even if you're not religious or spiritual this place has a great view - great for general sightseeing.

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Thank John L
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed December 20, 2016

As mentioned on the orientation this is not a park but a solemn place of worship and prayer. The huge statue of the Divine Mercy is very impressive and gives the worshiper an ideal place to reflect and be with the Lord.

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Davao City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

The place was so solemn and peaceful. The people visiting this place are also very respectful of those who came to this place to pray and not just sight-seeing. The overlooking view made the place more beautiful. Its a place to go to be feel His presence.

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1 Thank tonyangbee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2016

The huge statue is impressive by itself but the whole place had a serene vibe that was impressive as well. At the entrance, you will be required to wear a long skirt (free of charge) if female guests are wearing short clothes with a lot of skin showing. There is a schedule in place for climbing up to the statue,... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed May 26, 2016

For several years of travelling, finally had the chance to visit this serene and lovely place. Just like any other holy place, you need to wear decent clothes. Sleeveless, shorts are not allowed. Even if you wear jeans, you still need to wear their long skirt which they will lend you for free while staying at this place. The place... More 

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Quezon City
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Reviewed May 14, 2016

No visit to region 10 would be complete without dropping by this latest attraction located in El Salvador, very near the new Lagunduingan airport. For the religious and highly spiritual, this is a major pilgrimage site to include in your rounds. The statue itself is quite awesome, for its sheer size and the way it stands up to sky, where... More 

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