MacArthur Landing Memorial

The MacArthur Landing Memorial National Park
The MacArthur Landing Memorial National Park

Also Called The Leyte Landing Memorial

The MacArthur Landing Memorial National Park is also called The Leyte Landing Memorial. It is located on Red Beach in the town of Palo, Leyte. Palo, Leyte is a small town outside of Tacloban City on the Island of Leyte. The name, “Red Beach” does not refer to the natural sand of the beach. The natural color of the sand is brown. The name refers to all the blood that was shed for the freedom of the Philippine people.

The MacArthur Landing Memorial National Park is adjacent to the town of Palo and only a few minutes from the city of Tacloban. Tacloban City is the capital of the Providence of Leyte. Palo’s government center is located across from the memorial. The Rock Garden of Peace is near by. The web-site for the garden is also included at the close of the article.

The MacArthur Landing Memorial National Park– Motel Links And Information

The Leyte Oriental Hotel is .5 miles from The MacArthur Landing Memorial National Park. It is a first class Hotel Resort and has the classification of 4.5 stars. The web site for making reservations will be included at the bottom.

On traveling around the area, note that there are no taxis available. It would be a good idea to grab a motor or what some locals call a tricycle. In other Asian countries they can be called a sidecar. Whatever you choose to call them, they are dry and safe, local transportation. It is also an excellent way to show your support for the local economy.

A tricycle or motor
A tricycle or motor

Zpad Residences was a hotel about 4 miles away.

Zpad Residences
Dadison St,Tacloban City,
Leyte, Philippines, 6500

http://www.zpadresidences.com/index.php

Garden of Peace Memorial

gardenofpeacememorial.org-si

The Oriental Hotel

http://leyte.theorientalhotels.com/

 

The MacArthur Landing Memorial National Park is on the very site where General MacArthur uttered his famous words: “I have returned.” The complete words of the General can be found at the memorial. It is a must see when traveling to the Tacloban area on your next Philippine vacation. Now is the time to make those 2015 travel plans.

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