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Address: Barangay Parara Sur, Tigbauan, Iloilo Province, Philippines

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The gardens, church and this marker make a lovely photo.0

The Marker can be made part of some lovely photos of the church and gardens. If you are Filipino, it also represents some interesting history.

Reviewed 19 May 2015
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Reviewed 19 May 2015

The Marker can be made part of some lovely photos of the church and gardens. If you are Filipino, it also represents some interesting history.

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Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 12 November 2014

The shore in Barangay Parara is where the 10 Bornean Datus led by Datu Puti landed in Panay after they left their homeland in Borneo to escape the cruelty of Sultan Makatunaw. That landing started the Malay influences in the Philippines. Ironically the Americans under Major General Rapp Brush landed in the same shore to liberate Panay Island from Japanese... More 

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Iloilo City, Philippines
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Reviewed 13 August 2013

The Marker is only about a 15 or 20 minute drive from home in Oton and we pass it regularly. I have been in the area for almost 3 years now and I originally discovered it, by accident, when I went to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site Church at Miagao for my website historicphilippines.com. Then, lately I was in... More 

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Reviewed 28 March 2013

In 1945, during WWII, the Americans teamed up with Filipino guerillas and liberated the islands of Panay and Romblon from the Japanese. This is a monument to that event and is in Tigbauan, a 30 - 45 minute drive from Iloilo city. It's probably not worth a trip in itself but if you're going to visit Miagao church you should... More 

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