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Mount Samat National Shrine - Dambana ng Kagitingan

Pilar, Luzon, Philippines
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WWII Historical Landmarks Day Tour of Bataan from Manila
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Pilar, Luzon, Philippines

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Reviewed 27 November 2013

If you are in the Philippines this is well worth the visit. I had not previously known much about WWII in the Pacific or the history of this region, or the Bataan Death March, and in about two hours I learned a lot and found...More

1  Thank Eammorgan
Reviewed 24 May 2013

I went here with my boyfriend in December. I wanted to hike but it takes hours to get to the top of Mt. Samat by feet, so I suggest you drive to get there or rent a ride. There are tricycle drivers at the base...More

Thank Jacque N
Reviewed 2 May 2013

Mt. Samat is one of the top mountains that can be reached by car or any roadworthy vehicle. Seeing this mountain from afar is quite exciting. As you go nearer, you will be amazed of the huge cross atop of this mountain. It was the...More

10  Thank Giovanni P
Reviewed 7 April 2013 via mobile

provides a perfect view if province of bataan. cheap and reasonable entrance fee. you have to have your own transportation to get there.

1  Thank SherwinCastillo
Reviewed 23 January 2013

One of the many beautiful memorial sites during World War II Philippine history must go to. Leaping to the time and location were Filipino valor shines fighting for Independence. Glorious and magnificent national artist expression of Filipino victory displayed on the monument .Plus a thrilling...More

4  Thank travelbug101_11
Reviewed 23 December 2012 via mobile

I was travelling with my wife and her family. All in all around 20 of us. We hired a jeepney and driver for the day for 2000 piso around £30 and filled it. The journey up the mountain is long and winding, there isnt a...More

Thank Fluke201011
Reviewed 18 November 2012

From more than 30 KM away, this 300 hundred plus foot cross emerges on the side of a mountain. The amazing site is a humbling experience – that is only more magnified when you have the opportunity to see the well laid-out and preserved area,...More

5  Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 16 September 2012

I think this is one of the best tour, not only for history buffs out there, but also for the Filipino people who wants to know a little bit of our country's history during World War II. It would be great if you will have...More

1  Thank kleomarlo
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11 July 2017|
Response from junifertorralba |
2-3 hours including travel time and enjoying the view would be more than enough.