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WWII Historical Landmarks Day Tour of Bataan from Manila
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Balanga City, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

The actual memorial location doesn't provide much on-site information about the actual surrender event. Unless you're a WW2 history buff, a visit should be paired with the nearby museum to understand the full context of the marker's significance. The monument itself is a fairly unremarkable...More

1  Thank paolojcruz
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

The marker sits just outside the museum. It's a depiction of the Bataan surrender and is based out of the actual event. Visit Mt. Samat Cross and museum to see the actual picture.

Thank Patricia E
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The WWII Museum is just a small one. But as a student of history it made a huge impact on me, specially the surrender site. I love that at last I was able to visit this site.

Thank Ruth F
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Place is the actual place of the surrender of Bataan forces. It is located behind the Balanga School in Barangay Talisay Balanga, Bataan. The surrender of Bataan forces infuriated the enemy forces with the later specially calling the punishment The Bataan Death March inflicting the...More

Thank ezarra101
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The site is located inside the Balanga Elementary School at Basa St., Talisay, Balanga City. The monument is just in front of the Bataan WWII Museum which is also in the school premises. The monument, based on an actual photo of the event, commemorates the...More

1  Thank Jake2014jake
Reviewed 23 June 2016

this site is where the surrender of Bataan took place. they have built the world war 2 museum right next to it. I found it very moving.

1  Thank highlander37
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

This site is located behind the Elementary school and right in front of the Bataan WWII Museum. The sculptures were based on the surrender photos of the US Filipino forces ( USAFFE) to the Japanese forces in WWII. Surely this historic site is worth a...More

Thank mike321ph
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

This monument is interesting to see as part of a tour, I found it nice tobsee but no so impressive as some of the WW2 museums I had seen here, the 2 or more day trip to Corrigedor is by far the most impressive trip...More

Thank jonfeaver
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Tucked away behind the Balanga Elementary school is this surrender site. It's takes some time to work out exactly where it is and if not for the help of a young boy sitting in the playground, we may not have found it. This is worthwhile...More

Thank gmc100
Reviewed 5 July 2015

This is where Major General Edward P. King Jr surrendered Bataan on WWII to stop or prevent further loss of lives. It is surely a memorable day and after this event is the start of the Death March. It is located inside a school, you...More

Thank GeneAng
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ared0723
28 October 2016|
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Response from highlander37 | Reviewed this property |
i am so sorry i did not see this question until just now 4/3/2017 it is north of Manila there there are buses to Balanga city and tours from there.
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