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Address: Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines

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WW II tunnel

Built by Filipino POW's, this is a historical, but sad, place to visit. Only a portion of the original exists and is forming stalactites and stalagmites. It will take approx 30... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
lindaeddie
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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Built by Filipino POW's, this is a historical, but sad, place to visit. Only a portion of the original exists and is forming stalactites and stalagmites. It will take approx 30 min max, but worth the trip.

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Thank lindaeddie
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 February 2017

It was a little hard to find, but once we found it, had a good visit and learned a little more history of the war and how the locals were treated.

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Thank Stuart H
Davao City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Together with my husband and 2 children, we went here some time late last year and in January 2017 to allow the kids to have an enjoyable time swimming. The place may not be as grand as other pool resorts, but it is clean, has a parking area, on both ends of the pool for adults are for the children,... More 

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Thank Leah N
Kent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

its very cold in the tunnel ,not many people visit it ,so its good for me i have the tunnel to myself ,it was average but wont go back there

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Thank Stuart K
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130 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

A very historic tunel from World War 2 that the Japanese buildt. Very strange to see and vissit. Recommend a vissit :-)

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Helsinki, Finland
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

The food is horrible and expensive. The staff is unfriendly and unresponsive. Did not get order correct.

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2 Thank John K
Philippines
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

a private property that have been opened for the public to appreciate history of Davao City during the Japanese occupation and WWII. I actually didn't know it existed, I am lucking to have visited this tunnel, I thought this is the only one of its kind in Mindanao Island. I wish they will preserve this historical site for the future... More 

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Thank Nick T
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121 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

After the war, several people were into treasure hunting. The Japanese tunnel above was discovered not too long ago. One may wonder, what were those Japanese doing at the time?

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Thank Amy S
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

a quick glimpse of history, visiting japanese tunnel here in davao. tour guide gives you an idea on how it was built during WWII one of a must visit place when in davao.

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Thank Shanseif2468
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Facts offered by the staff/tour guide is quite interesting but given that the tunnel is only a few meters long, you can definitely take a pass on this attraction.

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