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Tamayong Prayer Mountain

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Address: Calinan, Davao City, Mindanao 8000, Philippines
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+63 82 234 2866

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It's not called paradise restored for nothing! It feels Paradise indeed!

Though we come from a different religion, our hosts said we will nevertheless love this place. It's a prayer mountain of another faith and they allow the public to visit but with... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2016
Beth G
Metro Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We visited expecting a spiritual retreat. More like Disney. High walls keep out the poor as does a strict dress code. Volunteers maintain immaculate gardens but military style parades of some of the followers left us all feeling uneasy

Thank paulapple
Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

This place is actually named- Garden of Eden Restored Prayer Mountain. The area is far from Davao city downtown area. It's going up Tamayong, Calinan. Its best to bring your own ride. You have to book at least two days ahead just to make sure you will be accomodated inside. You cant tour the whole area without a tour guide... More 

Thank KatzT
Davao City, Philippines
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

I went here and was suprised about a lot of things. the place is well maintained and just gorgeous. they have a wonderfull garden with soundsystem. gorgeous waterfall. its a sekt but they did not try to convert us. they had a nice gift shop. i was pleasently supprised visiting this place.

2 Thank ingmar b
Metro Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

Though we come from a different religion, our hosts said we will nevertheless love this place. It's a prayer mountain of another faith and they allow the public to visit but with strict adherence to dress code (no shorts for both men & women; revealing tops etc) and no boisterous laughter. We respect each other's faith. For a moment there,... More 

2 Thank Beth G
Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

Prayer Mountain is associated with a religious movement "The Kingdom of Jesus Christ, the Name Above Every Name". We were honored to have the opportunity to visit what is likely the most beautiful place in the Philippines. The location is less than 50 Km northwest of Davao in the foothills of Mt Apo. The highlights include beautiful gardens that convey... More 

2 Thank jamessK7209AH
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

Truly this place is amazing. You can find peace and rest. One of the best place to go when you are in Davao. Life is here.

Thank renjumodequillo
Davao City, Philippines
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Reviewed 25 February 2016

The Prayer mountain is a bit far from the city proper. You need to have an appointment and pay the entrance fee at the Jose Maria College to set a schedule of visit. There are rules when inside. The place is nice, green and refreshing. A nice place to meditate and relax for a few hours. Food is inclusive of... More 

1 Thank Miler15
Davao City, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

After a little more than a year I get to revisit this paradise. We opted to get a plate in lunch. Chicken was dry. Noodles tasted ok. But it was their dessert that gave them a saving grace. It's your typical sweetened banana but was very flavorful with plenty of cheese. The whole place was still very well maintained.

Thank iamatopmodel
Davao City, Philippines
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Reviewed 26 December 2015

Pro: The whole scenery is lovely and the people are nice to you. The tour guide that was assigned to us was quite welcoming as well. She led us to the great spots of the place. Cons: They keep on asking for donation. I don't mind giving some help at all but they keep on handing you envelopes for you... More 

Thank Mikee2525
Davao City, Philippines
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Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

I never wanted to go here but my mom already bookes us tickets for christmas. The place is nice, yah, but they will squeeze every penny you have. Starting from their entrance fee of 150/pax. Then the 1st security guard that greeted us at the entrance handed us an envelope asking for "pinaskohan". Then at the coffee shop after the... More 

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