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Red Beach

Tacloban, Leyte Province, Philippines
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Philippines, I have returned

One of the most important destinations in Eastern Visayas is the MacArthur Landing National... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LegendHarry
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Isabela
Impressive for the historical significance.

We took a Jeepney down from Tacloban one afternoon. We were excited to come here as some of our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dctraveler1996
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Tacloban, Leyte Province, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most important destinations in Eastern Visayas is the MacArthur Landing National Historical Landmark. Visiting this landmark is a way to pay homage and tribute to the bravery, heroism, and sacrifices of our soldiers and volunteers during the World War II. A grateful...More

Thank LegendHarry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a Jeepney down from Tacloban one afternoon. We were excited to come here as some of our grandparents were in the invasion force when MacArthur returned. The statues of Osmena, MacArthur and the rest was impressive and we appreciated the chance to look...More

Thank dctraveler1996
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I have been on that place many time over the last 10 year. Nice open area place with good look to Samar Island, and the bay where the american fleet and army start the invation 20th October 1944. When you looking on the Statue of...More

Thank PoulNoer
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Me and my friends from work were heading home after working out when we decided to stop by the beach to get sand on our toes and listen to the waves. To our surprise, there was a wedding going on and it was beautiful. The...More

Thank Hazel Joy T
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I was there in the 1980s. All that was there were the bronze statues. Now, it has expanded into a beautiful park.

Thank Eva C
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Red beach was one of the landing sites of Gen. MacArthur and the allies when they took back the Philippines from the Japanese. Contrary to popular belief, its not called Red beach because of the blood that spilled here...it was just a code name for...More

1  Thank JA M
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Go get your photo taken with a 2x life size bronze Douglas MacArthur (and entourage), storming the beach as he "returns" to the Philippines. Read the messages from world leaders on plaques nearby.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

The day I visited it was a bit wet and overcast. The beach itself was washed away by typhoon Yolanda. If your a history buff, it is well worth a visit. The place where Genaral Macarthur returned to the Philippines during the 2nd world war....More

Thank Alfred T
Reviewed 5 February 2016

This is another check on our bucket list for places to visit in the Philippines. Though it took us a year later, because of typhoon Yolanda, it was definitely worth the wait. At first I thought the statues were on the beach itself. Good thing...More

1  Thank jojowtan
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Significance: The battle at Leyte Gulf was not a walk in the park. The American Navy encountered heavy resistance by the Japanese forces. This was dubbed as the Greatest Naval Battle in history. Reinforcements were sent from the North and from the East. The Memorial...More

1  Thank Elmo B
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