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Mac Arthur Park

Palo, Leyte Province, Philippines
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Interesting historical place.

Interesting historical place. The statue of General Douglas Mac Arthur will commemorate the World... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jay C
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Tuguegarao City, Philippines
Revisiting the famous Land Mark

I'm glad that Mac Arthur Park is a lot better now compared to my 2015 visit. To the people who... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
nylsemaj
,
Tacloban, Philippines
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Palo, Leyte Province, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting historical place. The statue of General Douglas Mac Arthur will commemorate the World War 2 battle of Japanese soldiers and American soldiers in that area.

Thank Jay C
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I'm glad that Mac Arthur Park is a lot better now compared to my 2015 visit. To the people who maintains the area, two thumbs up.

Thank nylsemaj
Reviewed 27 May 2017

One of the moist poignant moments of World War II was the evacuation of Gen. Douglas MacArthur from Corrigidore in Manila Bay. At his departure, he famously promised "I Shall Return" This park marks the spot where MacArthur and Philippine President Omesna came ashore when...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Very interesting from a historical point of view. The park is not that remarkable just a reminder of what happened in this area many years ago.

Thank RLB_28
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

its nice there if you want to have picnic its the place to be or just to hangout with friends. You can sit under the tree,look at the sea.

Thank noelle rose m
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

The Mac Arthur Landing Memorial park is also known as Leyte Landing Memorial Park or Mac Arthur Park to some (It is formerly known as Imelda Park) which is located at Palo, Leyte (Eastern part of Visayas) which is just near the Tacloban Airport. It...More

Thank BenusPeyt
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is the historic site of General Douglas MacArthur's triumphant return to the Philippines in 1944. This park is beautiful and full of history with plenty of plaques explaining the meaning of the Macarthur tribute based on this Leyte Province location.

1  Thank Sudsguzzler_12
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The bronze statues of General Macarthur and is landing crew are massive, imposing and impressive. The surrounding Park is a nice peaceful space to see the gardens and relax and reflect. Downside was some tourists wading out onto the memorial to have photos taken and...More

1  Thank rick3011
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Really liked the calm park. Not a must have, but good if you are in the area. The damagebof the typhoon is still visible, but the statues stand tall.

Thank Stefan F
Reviewed 10 March 2016

MacArthur Park is worth a visit for its historical significance but the beach doesn’t look that inviting and the shore isn’t that clean. When we visited, there was a guy offering rifles, helmets and other props (for a small fee) to make your photo op...More

Thank with_oldies
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