Friday, June 24, 2011

Memorial Cross

A memorial cross in the "Dambana ng Kagitingan" or Shrine of Valour complex built to honor and remember the heroism of the Filipino soldiers who fought during the famous Fall of Bataan (the last stand against the Japanese invasion) in World War II.  This is constructed 92 meter high on top of Mount Samat, Pilar Bataan about 555 meters above sea level. You can even see the memorial cross from the highway of Balanga Bataan.

Rehabilitated on April 28, 1996 by Former President Fidel V. Ramos.
Play the video after the cut.

The wings of the cross are viewing decks as shown below.

See the Dambana ng Kagitingan - Colonnade from the viewing decks.

Come and visit this memorial site.

View the blog about "Dambana ng Kagitingan". Click the link below:

How to get there?
From Manila, head north by taking the NLEX and then SCTEX, follow the signs to Subic. Then exit at the Dinalupihan exit going to the Roman Highway. And on this Hi-way about 30 mins, turn right at Gov J.J. Linao National Road. Then upon reaching the Mt. Samat junction, turn left at Mt. Samat road a winding uphill road to the shrine.

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