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Mac Arthur Park

Palo, Leyte Province, Philippines
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Historical Park

I was a bit shocked to finally see this area live. It really did look big in pictures but the real... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
aoc827
,
Cebu City
A somber reminder

A memorial the General Douglas MacArthur returning to the Philippines as he had promise... He... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Robert A
,
Angeles City, Philippines
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Palo, Leyte Province, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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...

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

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

Thank Duncan R
Reviewed 6 July 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.

1  Thank Jay C
Reviewed 31 May 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.

Thank nylsemaj
Reviewed 28 May 2017

One of the moist poignant moments of World War II was the evacuation of Gen. Douglas MacArthur from Corrigidore in Manila Bay. At his departure, he famously promised "I Shall Return" This park marks the spot where MacArthur and Philippine President Omesna came ashore when...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Very interesting from a historical point of view. The park is not that remarkable just a reminder of what happened in this area many years ago.

Thank RLB_28
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

its nice there if you want to have picnic its the place to be or just to hangout with friends. You can sit under the tree,look at the sea.

Thank noelle rose m
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

The Mac Arthur Landing Memorial park is also known as Leyte Landing Memorial Park or Mac Arthur Park to some (It is formerly known as Imelda Park) which is located at Palo, Leyte (Eastern part of Visayas) which is just near the Tacloban Airport. It...More

Thank BenusPeyt
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