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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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“death march” (17 reviews)
Pilar, Luzon, Philippines

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Reviewed 29 August 2016

We went to the Mt. Samat National Shrine of Valor on a rainy Sunday afternoon. The place is quite easy to find with directional signs leading you to the site. Use Waze or Google Maps for turn by turn navigation. CAUTION: The roads are quite...More

1  Thank Benjie L
Reviewed 22 August 2016

What an enjoyable time this was to see this tribute to all who had died in WW2. Not only was this a great place to see but the view from here is spectacular, or at least it used to be before they decided to close...More

Thank gmc100
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Tells the story of the stand against the Japanese by Philippine and US forces in WW2 Interesting museum and exhibition that's in English Fantastic views from the memorial site but the cross monument was closed for renovation purposes The views from the arms of the...More

Thank Maxiesan
Reviewed 17 August 2016

cross is easily seen from main road. you have to travel up the mountain to reach the shrine. elevator down for repairs. view was beautiful. great historic significance. please visit.

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 15 August 2016

To get there, you can either ride a car (if you have, of course!), a tricycle (costs Php 300 for 3 pax roundtrip), or you can hike (a good 2-4 hr exercise). Up there is, of course, the Shrine of Valor and a museum, which...More

Thank AnnOffTheRoad
Reviewed 14 August 2016

It was a very memorable experience when we visited the top of the mountain. There's a war museum where we saw a lot of WWII weapons, including my favorite bazooka. The over looking of the Bataan is a sight that everyone must see. This is...More

Thank Vizereno
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Located in Pilar Bataan. A 30minute drive from Balanga City in Bataan. P30 admission per head and P40 parking fee. The cross is reachable by foot or by driving from the main entrance. If you want to check the museum first, you can park your...More

Thank jibbitz
Reviewed 25 July 2016

These shrine was built to commemorate the braveness of the Filipino soldiers who fought the Japanese army. Up there you'll experience the scenic view of Bataan. There's an elevator that will take to the cross and there's a viewing deck.

Thank dirk1420
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Having not traveled to the cross since 2014, I thought I would give it a second chance and bring my uncle there who was visiting from the states. Well, not going to address all the cool stuff as it is already mentioned Ad nauseam.... So,...More

Thank Wreck D
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Been there last weekend with my kid and foreign hubby. It was worth the travel because of the scenic view.. sad part is that we didn't get the chance to go near the cross because it was under renovation. Does anyone here knows when the...More

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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.