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Paco Park

San Marcelino & General Luna Sts, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
3027381
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Good to drop by and spend 30-45 mins

No doubt historical but things seem not properly maintained. Don't know whether it is intentional... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
geokantam
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Hong Kong
Good place to unwind in the middle pf Paco

When I was studying at a nearby school, the Park's open spaces often served as our practice... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
MagicManSilang
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Paranaque, Philippines
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This former cemetery is now a manicured park and venue for fairs and concerts featuring local artists and musicians.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average25%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“small church” (8 reviews)
“entrance fee” (19 reviews)
“jose rizal” (17 reviews)
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San Marcelino & General Luna Sts, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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3027381

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

No doubt historical but things seem not properly maintained. Don't know whether it is intentional so that you will a feeling of old-time. Entrance fee is php 10 piso. Good to drop by and spend 30-45 minutes there.

Thank geokantam
Reviewed 14 August 2017

When I was studying at a nearby school, the Park's open spaces often served as our practice grounds. The shady trees offer a welcome haven from the hot tropical sun. The place is also good for photo ops, Robinson's Place Manila is 10-15 minute walk...More

Thank MagicManSilang
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

It's nice to walk around. But need some clean up. U better bring bottle of water cuz you will sweat alot.

Thank waves of m
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Manila might be chaotic traffic, crowds of people and high rise apartments to many visitors, but scattered around town are these quiet little parks from years gone by where you are able to rest your feet and recover your sense of peace. Perfectly clean,with toilets,...More

Thank bluediver
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Could have been a wonderful park but sadly lacks maintenance and upkeep. This place does have a lot of potential if managed properly.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 3 June 2017

amidst the hustle and bustle that is manila, this is a welcome respite in the shape of routunda an interesting historic cemetery turned into a park it is not so well known to tourists but popular with locals on weekends at the centre is a...More

1  Thank NSPonniah
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We visited this place (with my cousins) and we find this place very historical (since there are lot of historical events happened in the church and the burial places of our national hero Jose Rizal and the three martyr priests - Fr. Gomez, Fr. Burgos,...More

Thank Marce M
Reviewed 17 May 2017

It's a small park, quaint and cosy. An hour or two would be enough to visit and see every nook and cranny. It's very well maintained. They charge a negligible entrance fee which i feel is a small price to pay to visit a lovely...More

Thank cherry c
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Paco park is a tranquil gem in the heart of a manic, frantic and noisy city. I had a guide who was able to identify the vast variety of planting, and who knew the history of the park. My hotel was across the road from...More

Thank 298mjw
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I went to Paco Park last year (2016) while our driver/friend was taking us on a church tour. I learnt that this was where Dr Rizal was first buried after his execution in 1896. Also the three priests, Burgos, Gomez and Zamora were also buried...More

Thank Glynn H
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Jamaica Ruth A
3 January 2017|
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Response from tynejr | Reviewed this property |
Shows and presentations at the Paco Park are not as structured as they used to be, so you will have to check with their Admin Office for show schedules. Sorry I could not say more.
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Ralph V
27 July 2016|
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Response from Chris P | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's safe. You might feel uncomfortable at night but it's still safe. There are some people that camp there at night they are nothing to be afraid of.
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Paul S
17 June 2016|
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Response from Christa S |
yes there is. i think the entrance fee is 10 pesos
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