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Leyte Landing Memorial

Red Beach, Barangay Candahug, Philippines
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Historical Landmark

A park by the red beach where General McArthur landed to help liberate Philippines from the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Historical landmark

Nice place to stroll after taking photos. Walking distance from the Oriental hotel at Palo , Leyte... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Lucena City, Philippines
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The Leyte Landing Memorial is a memorial to the landing of American General Douglas MacArthur and his men at Red Beach. The memorial was erected in tribute to MacArthur’s fulfillment of his promise to return to the Philippines after it was occupied by the Japanese during World War II in the Philippines.
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Red Beach, Barangay Candahug, Philippines
Red Beach, Barangay Candahug, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A park by the red beach where General McArthur landed to help liberate Philippines from the Japanese. The park has a few memorials about but the main one is the one with General McArthur walking through the water with his men. Plenty of grassy areas...More

Thank Acineto
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Nice place to stroll after taking photos. Walking distance from the Oriental hotel at Palo , Leyte. You could also buy fresh buko juice at nearby kiosks after taking a walk.

Thank frequenttraveller705
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This is where American General Douglas Mcarthur apparently promised the Filipino people that "he shall return" to the Philippines to help them escape slavery from the Spaniards during the Spanish Colonization Era. Huge monuments of Douglas and his troops stand on green murky water. Guests...More

Thank Benedict A
Reviewed 24 September 2017

If you're in Leyte, make sure to visit this place--the place most of us have only seen in history books. Granted, it's just a park with some statues on it, but it commemorates an important event in Philippine history which means it's definitely worth seeing....More

Thank Grace V
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

It's just a memorial site. You will only see statues and some signage. Nothing to really see. But if you want to visit historical site, this is worth it. There are a lot of people that take pictures there so you have to take turns....More

Thank Renz jay D
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Its the ever famous Mcarthur Park on leyte where most travellers especially samarnons or warays take a glimpse for visit.

Thank Christy A
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of Leyte's major tourist attraction. The double life sized statues of Gen. McArthur and others are just amazing. Gen. McArthur's promise "I shall return" is well known in Leyte. This place is also perfect for walking and jogging because of it's wide...More

Thank Rheinialal
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

It was 7 years since I went back to my home region, Region 8, from Manila. I have been in this place countless times when I was a kid with my mother and father bringing me here.

Thank Regie C
Reviewed 5 June 2017

It was October 20,1944 , McArthur landing in Leyte, approximate 4 hours travel from our place.A huge statue of McArthur & company, near the seashore of Tacloban..Celebration is done every year..

Thank esthermantilla
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Mc Arthur memorial is not just a place for hangout but a place where every individual feel respect and honour for Colonel and no doubt it's a war memorial having emotional sentiments attached to it for people of Philippines. I guess it's beautifully designed but...More

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24 October 2015|
Response from pepperchip | Reviewed this property |
The hotels usually have tours offered since they coordinate with local tour agencies.