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Address: Saint Nino St. and Justice Romualdez St., Tacloban, Leyte Province 6500, Philippines (Formerly Price Mansion)
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Believe me, I want to write a stunning review. But.... during a weekday, daylight hours...these grounds are currently closed. Gates were locked, guard would not let me in, and... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
John T
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Cebu City, Philippines
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Cebu City, Philippines
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76 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Believe me, I want to write a stunning review. But.... during a weekday, daylight hours...these grounds are currently closed. Gates were locked, guard would not let me in, and based on looking at earlier traveller pictures, the building and grounds are in a period of major neglect. Maybe somebody has a plan in the works, but right now, you would... More 

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1 Thank John T
Tacloban, Philippines
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17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Its currently need an attention of the City of Tacloban because of not good view along the downtown area.

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Thank Sol Y
Tacloban City, Tacloban, Philippines
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30 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015

This can be viewed along the road. It is located on the yard of the Price Mansion. On a lucky day when the gate is open, you can get in and explore the Price Mansion as well. This is an Ingress portal.

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Thank gedaleann
Foshan, China
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99 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2015

this was once the residence of Gen. Douglas Macarthur during the WWII...inside this stablishment are the stuff of such an American hero who saved our country...

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Thank glyn2015
Hong Kong
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141 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2013

General Douglas MacArthur lived here. In Manila, MacArthur's room was turned into the MacArthur suite at the Manila Hotel. It Tacloban, there are two rooms with a motley collection of photographs, an old army phonograph, a few flags, a bust and an old four poster rattan bed (which may or may not be MacArthur's) The building was occupied by an... More 

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laguna, philippines
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429 reviews
189 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Went on a Sunday. Building now hosts Victory Church services on Sunday. It had a poster of a school too, so probably busy on weekdays. Did not get to see the mcArthur room upstairs. Building and grounds is not well kept. Basically just saw the statue of Pres. Osmena and Gen. McArthur in front doing the handover of power.

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1 Thank mamabelz
Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2012

This is an essential visit for those interested in World War 2. There are two rooms with dusty displays of photographs and memorabilia. The building was closed when I visited on a Saturday, but the caretaker kindly ket me in and escorted me around.

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manila
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86 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2011

I just happened to pass by this area while i was strolling in the park.Actually this is the Mc Arthur's mansion, occupied by CAP but later on vacated it when it went bankrupt..It has the monument of Mcarthur inside the compound, It has a museum, but the place needs renovation as the ceiling is about to give in.

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Florida, USA
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419 reviews
159 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2011

Poorly maintained and of little interest. Only thing of possible interest is a statue of Mcarthur doing the hand-over of control of Philippines back to the Filipinos after WWII.

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1 Thank Nevyntoo
Philippines
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68 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2011

There was no need for you to enter the building. It looked as if it is unmaintained. The locales said it used to be a magnificent library that housed thousands of books, but today, nothing is left inside worth seeing. My tip, would be good to just, at least, see the building from afar when ever you find yourself wandering... More 

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