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Mount Samat National Shrine - Dambana ng Kagitingan

Pilar, Luzon, Philippines
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Worth it side trip

Went here for a side trip before going to Las Casas de Acuzar de Filipinas. Been wanting to visit... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
bubbles_x08
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Makati, Philippines
Rainy visit but still worth It.

Though travelled during typhoon Domeng with on and off Mansoon rainy during the trip. The place... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GrannyBaguio
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Baguio
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Pilar, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went here for a side trip before going to Las Casas de Acuzar de Filipinas. Been wanting to visit this place for decades. Too bad, we came a little bit early. The elevator going on top of the cross is not opened until April 9....More

Thank bubbles_x08
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Though travelled during typhoon Domeng with on and off Mansoon rainy during the trip. The place can be reached by private vehicle . Checked your brake and be ready for the road construction currently on going. Even if it was rainy and foggy the place...More

Thank GrannyBaguio
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a cool place to visit. Especially since I was with someone who enjoys history and World War 2 memorabilia. Although on the way up, the roads were under repair. Hopefully, that should be finished in a month and people can actually enjoy the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must try roadtrip with family and friends. Not just for family bonding but able to appreciate the historic place that honor the brave Filipino and American Soldier during World War II. The Shrine is situated on top of 1787ft high mountain but no need...More

Thank Marlyn P
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

The museum is small but worth visiting. Some photos of from the war are moving, a gentle reminder of our ancestors' sacrifice. The elevator on the cross was under maintenance but totally fine because I wasn't planning to climb higher anyway. The view is already...More

Thank santiajo
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We were in Bataan visiting family and saw the kilometer markers of the death march. My interest in them brought us here. An eye opener... The travel to Mt Samat was not too far from Orion, Bataan, but the roads up to the cross were...More

Thank tcayala
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

I was really amaze on this place , which stand tall despite of many strong earthquakes happened from the past, it stood still. The place offer a great city view and good for cardio. More stairs more fun. What are the things to improve: 1....More

Thank alvin r
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

I am kinda disappointed as the shrine were closed when we went here. Spacious area and windy just like in Baguio. We just enjoyed picture taking of some breath taking views on top. Public comfort room should be well-maintained and cleaned, stinky and dirty that...More

Thank sheli_cious
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Located on top of Mount Samat Bataan the monument is a must see for all travellers who loves scenic views of the land below. A huge cross stand super tall which can be seen from afar! An elevator will soon allow people to go up...More

Thank Richyreach
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

This tourist spot in Bataan brings patriotic spirit to every visitor. . It awakens our understanding how our forefathers fought and die for the freedom we now enjoy. Its a state of the art shrine and despite the long walks and climbs, you wont regret...More

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melindasmelinda
11 July 2017|
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Response from Nylinor | Reviewed this property |
via own vehicle, I think around 45mins-1hour
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