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Tamayong Prayer Mountain

Calinan, Davao City, Mindanao 8000, Philippines
+63 82 234 2866
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Nothing to do except look at the garden

If you like scenic views then this place is for you. Otherwise, nothing can be done here. No... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Davao City, Philippines

We visited expecting a spiritual retreat. More like Disney. High walls keep out the poor as does a... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
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  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
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“serene place” (2 reviews)
“entrance fee” (6 reviews)
Calinan, Davao City, Mindanao 8000, Philippines
+63 82 234 2866
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

If you like scenic views then this place is for you. Otherwise, nothing can be done here. No activities present at the premises. This isn't really a tourist spot but it has become popular with locals when they opened it for visitors who want to...More

Thank jedainz
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We visited expecting a spiritual retreat. More like Disney. High walls keep out the poor as does a strict dress code. Volunteers maintain immaculate gardens but military style parades of some of the followers left us all feeling uneasy

1  Thank paulapple
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This place is actually named- Garden of Eden Restored Prayer Mountain. The area is far from Davao city downtown area. It's going up Tamayong, Calinan. Its best to bring your own ride. You have to book at least two days ahead just to make sure...More

5  Thank KatzT
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I went here and was suprised about a lot of things. the place is well maintained and just gorgeous. they have a wonderfull garden with soundsystem. gorgeous waterfall. its a sekt but they did not try to convert us. they had a nice gift shop....More

5  Thank ingmar b
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Though we come from a different religion, our hosts said we will nevertheless love this place. It's a prayer mountain of another faith and they allow the public to visit but with strict adherence to dress code (no shorts for both men & women; revealing...More

4  Thank Beth G
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Prayer Mountain is associated with a religious movement "The Kingdom of Jesus Christ, the Name Above Every Name". We were honored to have the opportunity to visit what is likely the most beautiful place in the Philippines. The location is less than 50 Km northwest...More

3  Thank jamessK7209AH
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Truly this place is amazing. You can find peace and rest. One of the best place to go when you are in Davao. Life is here.

Thank renjumodequillo
Reviewed 25 February 2016

The Prayer mountain is a bit far from the city proper. You need to have an appointment and pay the entrance fee at the Jose Maria College to set a schedule of visit. There are rules when inside. The place is nice, green and refreshing....More

2  Thank Miler15
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

After a little more than a year I get to revisit this paradise. We opted to get a plate in lunch. Chicken was dry. Noodles tasted ok. But it was their dessert that gave them a saving grace. It's your typical sweetened banana but was...More

Thank iamatopmodel
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Pro: The whole scenery is lovely and the people are nice to you. The tour guide that was assigned to us was quite welcoming as well. She led us to the great spots of the place. Cons: They keep on asking for donation. I don't...More

Thank Mikee2525
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