2 Monuments to Explore in Leyte

Checkout places to visit in Leyte


Leyte isknown as the site of the largest naval battle in modern history, the Battle of Leyte Gulf, which took place during the Second World War.

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Monuments to Explore in Leyte

MacArthur Landing Memorial Park

Located at Red Beach, Palo, the Leyte Landing Memorial is a park reminding us of an important event in history — the return of Gen. Douglas MacArthur. This was the fulfillment of his promise to the Filipino people to come back an help free the Philippines from the Japanese. At the heart of the park, by the beach, is a manmade pool with bigger than life bronze statues of Gen. MacArthur, President Sergio Osmena, Jr. and more.

San Juanico Bridge

The San Juanico Bridge is a 2.16-kilometer long bridge that connects the islands of Leyte and Samar in the Philippines. The bridge spans the narrowest point of the San Juanico Strait, which separates Leyte from Samar. The San Juanico Bridge is one of the most iconic structures in the Philippines and is a symbol of national unity.

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