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Mac Arthur Park

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Palo, Leyte Province, Philippines
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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 3 weeks ago
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 February 26, 2018
Randysanjose_Cailf
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san jose, Cailf
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Palo, Leyte Province, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 February 26, 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 .

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Reviewed January 22, 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
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Reviewed January 21, 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
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Reviewed December 31, 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
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Reviewed November 13, 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
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Reviewed September 7, 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
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Reviewed September 1, 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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Reviewed July 6, 2017

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.

2  Thank Jay C
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Reviewed May 31, 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.

1  Thank semajnyl
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