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Address: Brgy. Poblacion | Layte, Talisay City, Philippines

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I was expecting something on the order of a similar monument that exists in Tacloban. It was a very rainy day and the monument was under repair. It looked considerably run-down. I... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
Honolulu, Hawaii
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I was expecting something on the order of a similar monument that exists in Tacloban. It was a very rainy day and the monument was under repair. It looked considerably run-down. I would have liked to explored the area a little bit more because I believe there's some Japanese pillbox especially from the war around there.

Thank scottofhawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I never took a bath seeing those rubbish around the coastline and water. Although locals are very happy swimming with a very different color of water (doesn't look like beach water). It looks muddy plus a black sand. I just took picture with the statue (McArthur landing) instead. Note: They did not landed here.

Thank Romer G
Talisay City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

It has a lot of potential but not much to offer. Although the locals do it, I would not dare go in the water. I suspect that it is filthy and muddy. The pier has statues commemorating MacArthur's WW2 landing but they are vandalized. Local food stalls and one western style restaurant is very disappointing. The whole area is in... More 

Thank Stukish
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

This was the go to beach when I was a kid. So, I thought of bringing my family here one afternoon and was surprised that it's in such bad shape. The statues of soldiers are destroyed and trash is just everywhere. People come here not for the beach bit just drive through the lechon stalls located two blocks away.

Thank John Philip P
San Francisco, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2013

this beach need an improvements and cultivations & beautifications, to make it profitable, and could be in an international escapade " as paradise explorer i order to be in a market. internationally , it could be one considering as best histiorically tourist spot on after the war. where the brave filipino who fought the spaniards during time and one is... More 

4 Thank Cassandra A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2012

I went to the beach on dec 9 and i have to say what a letdown it was.I've seen some beachs in my lifetime but i have never seen a mud bath like this before!!!!! On the upside the sea was nice and HOT!!! :-) D Tighe Leicester UK

2 Thank Huxleyshal
Sydney, Australia
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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2011

Beach is quite dirty and should be maintained better by the vendors who make their living here.

4 Thank johndborg

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