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Plaza Cuartel

Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
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"japanese soldiers"
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"immaculate conception"
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"during wwii"
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"historical place"
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"history buff"
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"sad history"
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"brave soldiers"
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"pow camp"
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"our tour guide"
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"memorial"
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"monument"
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"atrocities"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When visiting different places, one has to read up and understand about the history and culture of these places. One such memorial is Plaza Cuartel, the memorial set up to honor the soldiers massacred by the Japanese during World War II.

Thank Loislim
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

We were here last July 2017. We hire a tricycle to go with us in a city tour. Plaza Cuartel was one of the place that you should visit when your in Peurto Princessa. It's like a park. We we're lucky that we are the...More

Thank Joena J
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

This was part of the Puerto Princesa city tour so we didn't spend much time here. Plaza Cuartel is a small park that serves as a memorial for 144 American POWs massacred on this site by the Japanese during World War 2. There are historical...More

Thank patlv23
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Plaza Cuartel was small but it was historically interesting. We liked hearing about the history from our tour guide, Larry, and enjoyed the commemorative sculpture on display.

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

A brief history lesson on how Palawan was a strategic location for both allied forces and the Japanese forces during WWII.

Thank Tony D
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

If not for an occasional exhibit, this place is more like an abandoned site. Not sure if there's really something to look for here except the two plaques on the entrance gate. Good thing there was a remnant of an exhibit displayed in tarpaulin-printed stands...More

Thank jesuitfriar
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Good pictures nice garden layout Very Nice plaquies to remeber brave man Still walls around place in good shape

Thank Stan W
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Located right across the Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Puerto Princesa is a small square named Plaza Cuartel. Entrance to the place is a stone gate planked by two towers with a historical marker on both sides. It informs us that the square was once used...More

Thank CzarEmmanuel
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

A nice place to walk around,and read about the history of this area. It is nice that the information signage is in English. Location is also a very nicely landscaped park and plaza.

Thank Jeanna O
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

nice place to have a quiet time with love ones, see some statues with historical value, nice park, quiet, simple.

Thank JAYPROV
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