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Leyte Landing Memorial

Red Beach, Barangay Candahug, Philippines
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The meeting with the commander

It was 7 years since I went back to my home region, Region 8, from Manila. I have been in this... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
Regie C
Las Pinas, Philippines
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Leyte memorial park

It was October 20,1944 , McArthur landing in Leyte, approximate 4 hours travel from our place.A... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
Cebu City, Philippines
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The Leyte Landing Memorial is a memorial to the landing of American General Douglas MacArthur and his men at Red Beach. The memorial was erected in tribute to MacArthur’s fulfillment of his promise to return to the Philippines after it was occupied by the Japanese during World War II in the Philippines.
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Red Beach, Barangay Candahug, Philippines
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

It was 7 years since I went back to my home region, Region 8, from Manila. I have been in this place countless times when I was a kid with my mother and father bringing me here.

Thank Regie C
Reviewed 5 June 2017

It was October 20,1944 , McArthur landing in Leyte, approximate 4 hours travel from our place.A huge statue of McArthur & company, near the seashore of Tacloban..Celebration is done every year..

Thank esthermantilla
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Mc Arthur memorial is not just a place for hangout but a place where every individual feel respect and honour for Colonel and no doubt it's a war memorial having emotional sentiments attached to it for people of Philippines. I guess it's beautifully designed but...More

1  Thank Nitin s
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I'm a native of the the island so I've been here countless times and I pass by this park on the way to work so I shouldn't be impressed anymore, but I still am. Seeing tourists and visitors in the area makes me feel good...More

1  Thank liza628
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

It may sound corny but I was ecstatic to visit this historical place. Visited it in the morning so it was a bit hot. Good thing it was not crowded since it was a weekday.

1  Thank jaysantos_dot_ph
Reviewed 21 December 2016

A memorial to Douglas MacArthur on his return to the Philippines. If your visiting Leyte then this is one of the landmarks worth visiting. Make for a good photo opportunity and a piece of history. Great the the statues were rebuilt quickly after some damage...More

1  Thank Jhovs
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This place is a must to see.... you are not Filipino if you have not seen this place.... This remembers the heroic deeds of Gen.Douglas MAcArthur who save us from the hands of Japanese,,History remains history...thats why we should be proud of this General who...More

2  Thank jammieathea11
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Nothing fancy but it is worth a visit. Just saying :) Maybe some additional light perhaps? Anyway it's a nice place before going back to tacloban airport

1  Thank Trisha A
Reviewed 20 November 2016

A very inspiring memorial to Douglas MacArthur and his entourage on his return to the Philippines. A great photo opportunity the way the memorial was constructed. Just a few minutes away from the city of Tacloban, well worth the visit. The statutes command respect as...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I have been returning here since I was a kid. I visit this place countless times a year. great place for family, friends, pets, loved ones. You also get to visit lolo arthur while running around on the spacious park.

1  Thank Hazel Joy T
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24 October 2015|
Response from pepperchip | Reviewed this property |
The hotels usually have tours offered since they coordinate with local tour agencies.