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Cabanatuan American Memorial

15°30'39. 121°02'16, 3rd, Pangatian, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines

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About Cabanatuan American Memorial

The Cabanatuan American Memorial was erected by the survivors of the Bataan Death March and the prisoner of war camp at Cabanatuan in the Philippines during World War II. It is located at the site of the camp and honors those Americans and Filipinos who died during their internment. ABMC, recognizing the significance of this memorial, accepted responsibility for its operation and maintenance in 1989.


Attractions near Cabanatuan American Memorial

Three Kings Parish Church24.17km from Cabanatuan American Memorial

Also called The National Shrine of La Virgen Divina Pastora, it is one of the oldest Roman Catholic churches in the country. The church is distinctly Byzantine in style and is built from blocks of limestone and bricks. it was also the biggest colonial church of that time. Now it is one of the famous pilgrimage centres in this area and also this church has a lot of history to say.

Minalungao National Park25.09km from Cabanatuan American Memorial

Minalungao National Park is a protected area and one of the few remaining natural environments in the region north of Metro Manila. Spanning over 2,000 hectares, it lures travelers with the picturesque sight of the emerald-colored Penaranda River that runs across most of the park and the towering limestone formations that border it. Adrenaline seekers also have a place in Minalungao as there are plenty of activities there that will give them their fix.

Pantabangan Dam34.49km from Cabanatuan American Memorial

Built-in 1974 along the Pampanga River to serve as reinforcement against flooding, and provide irrigation, additional electricity to the entire Luzon island, the 1.61-km long, 107-meter high dam now supplies irrigation water to farmlands in Nueva Ecija and adjoining provinces, and electricity to the Luzon power grid.  it is one of the architectural wonders in this area.

Aurora Memorial National Park38.99km from Cabanatuan American Memorial

Maria Aurora Memorial Park lies inland from the towns of Baler and Maria Aurora in central Aurora Province and eastern Nueva Ecija. The main habitats in the park are lowland rainforest, montane forest, and secondary scrub, and there are also areas of arable land, small settlements and rural gardens. The maximum altitude of the park is reported to be 1,000 m, so the main forest type inside the park must be lowland dipterocarp, with only limited areas of montane forest. Land uses inside the park i

Diayo Dam42.67km from Cabanatuan American Memorial

The Canili-Diayo Dam and Reservoir is probably the most beautiful irrigation dam in the country. The dam is a part of the town Maria Aurora in the province Aurora

Mount Arayat46.92km from Cabanatuan American Memorial

Towering at 1,026 meters above sea level is Mount Arayat, an extinct stratovolcano and the only mountain in Pampanga. Dubbed as the roof of the province, it proudly stands in the middle of flat land bordered by the towns of Magalang and Arayat.  According to local folklore, Mount Arayat is home to the mystical fairy Mariang Sinukuan, sister of Mariang Makiling of Laguna. But for adventurers, it is a playground! An ideal day hike for mountaineers based in Metro Manila and Central Luzon.

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Nueva Ecija is the largest landlocked province in Central Luzon, covering a total area of 5,751.33 square kilometers. It is the largest rice-producing province in the country.