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Address: Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
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US$ 14.00*
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Half-Day Puerto Princesa City Tour
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US$ 20.00*
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Half-Day City Tour from Puerto Princesa

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Some history to absorb

The original entrance gate still stands. Inside the park you can read some displays with info on the war and the victimes.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Severine B
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Ghent, Belgium
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Ghent, Belgium
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205 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The original entrance gate still stands. Inside the park you can read some displays with info on the war and the victimes.

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Thank Severine B
Sydney
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68 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So glad we went and looked at this. There was some wonderful information about the things that went on here. Beautifully presented memorial to the men that lost their lives. It is quite shocking to learn about what happened to the men and the reasons for it.

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Thank PAD3
Prague, Czech Republic
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small, quiet place, where are only few information about WWII history. I like this place, as history is my hobby, but can imagine, that many people will disappointed as there is almost nothing to see.

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Thank Tin70
Quezon City, Philippines
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24 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

visit this place its quite a memorable one. not soo overcrowded so have some time discovering around the area and more time to comprehend

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Thank brandokidney
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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75 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Its a war memorial with little to offer except horror stories of Japanese treatment of prisoners. They burned 150 USA prisoners alive, horrible but sobering for modern society.

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Thank Ken B
Manila, Philippines
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

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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Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 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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Doha, Qatar
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783 reviews
384 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 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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112 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

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

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