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Statue in a garden

The park is near the City Hall. There is a big garden where the Madonna of Japan is erected. It is... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2018
Cebu City, Philippines
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Peace and Friendship Monument

The Madonna of Japan is a symbol of peace and friendship between the Filipinos and the Japanese... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2018
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Mar 6, 2018
“Statue in a garden”
Feb 26, 2018
“Peace and Friendship Monument”
Kanhuraw Hill, Tacloban, Leyte Province, Philippines
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Reviewed March 28, 2018

Memorable place. No, I'm not talking about the view,etc., although that could be included too. I am talking about the nighttime in this place. As I know, this place is adjacent to another park, which is the city hall I think, and well, it's like...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

The park is near the City Hall. There is a big garden where the Madonna of Japan is erected. It is a big statue. The statue can easily be seen from the main road.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

The Madonna of Japan is a symbol of peace and friendship between the Filipinos and the Japanese people. This monument was erected in the memory of the brave soldiers who fought and died in this battle field. There is no entrance fee. Situated at Kanhuraw...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Nice serene spot, lovely view of the bay. Pretty, peaceful, memorial garden, but not much to really see or do there. Quite small. Unfortunately lots of litter there too Easy to get to and a nice spot to sit down though. I liked it!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Anji749
Reviewed January 6, 2017

The place is supposedly a sort of a peace remembrance between Japan and the Philippines, both countries engaged in a war from 1941 to 1944. Anyway, the park is not well maintained and has become a sort of a place where poor couples who could...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank jerbysanto
Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

This historical place has been well known for young couples hiding in the bushes and doing some dirty deeds. Its a shame because it destroys the beauty of the place. I hope there will be changes and more security in this place soon.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Lezahjoy
Reviewed October 16, 2016

We stopped by to see after we were told it is nice to see on a quiet afternoon as we were finishing up a day of seeing new places in the city of Tacloban

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Luke T
Reviewed September 25, 2016

My kids and I always enjoyed this quiet space beside LGU Tacloban city . Best at sunrise and one can view Cancabato bay from the top . Very few frequesnt this reflection nook . best with a bicycle at the foot of the park ....More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank LetsMakeItLeyte
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Nothing to see here except a loads of young couples making put in the overgrown grass. Very disappointing, I don't know why this is listed as something to see. There is a statue, in the long grass.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank rick3011
Reviewed March 1, 2016

Now this was a weird place, for some reasons. By the time I came here, I was intrigued with the name of the statue, how Japan got involved, and what was the purpose of erecting such landmark in this part of the Visayas. The place...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Eric E
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