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Amazing piece of history.

Just a few minutes from the Tacloban airport - if you fly into Tacloban, you should come here. The... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
TheGnostic
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Pleasant Grove, Utah
Back to the past

We went to Leyte and Mac Arthur park because my Father served there during WW2 It was nice but... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
Randysanjose_Cailf
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san jose, Cailf
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

Historical Landmark. Site where Gen. Douglas McArthur landed on October 20, 1944 to liberate the Philippines from Japanese forces. A must visit when in Tacloban City. Just 15 minutes away from Tacloban City and may be included as a side trip on your way to...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2018

Grabbed a quick photo on the way to the airport. Interesting piece of history. Statues look great against the water.

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Just a few minutes from the Tacloban airport - if you fly into Tacloban, you should come here. The monument area is 75' off the road. Easy parking - no charge, right next to the monument. Nothing really aside from the monument to see. That...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We went to Leyte and Mac Arthur park because my Father served there during WW2 It was nice but in very good condition ,but still brings emotions when you see it .

Thank Randysanjose_Cailf
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Went to Palo, Leyte just to see this but it disappoints me. The place was not well maintained. Murky water, the lawn was not maintained, Mac Arthur and the other statues should be repainted. This is a historical place and it should be taken cared...More

1  Thank macasaetchris
Reviewed 21 January 2018

A park by the red beach where General McArthur landed to help liberate Philippines from the Japanese. The park has a few memorials about but the main one is the one with General McArthur walking through the water with his men. Plenty of grassy areas...More

1  Thank Acineto
Reviewed 31 December 2017

I was a bit shocked to finally see this area live. It really did look big in pictures but the real ones are medium sized and were placed in the middle of the park. It would be really nice to visit this park late afternoon...More

1  Thank aoc827
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

A memorial the General Douglas MacArthur returning to the Philippines as he had promise... He landed here 20 Oct 1944...

1  Thank Robert A
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My Father was a history buff. sadly he is no longer with us, but I felt like he was there on that day. Very moving and humbling experience. Made me realize he fortunate we are to not have to deal with a world war at...More

1  Thank John Y
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Difficult one to rate. It is one of the must see places for it historical significance and costs nothing. But once you had taken your photos and perhaps had a picnic in the park there isn't much else to do. There are much nicer beaches...More

1  Thank Duncan R
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