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Paco Park, Manila

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
3.9/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web
Relax in the tranquil and historic Paco Park. This large recreational park has a fascinating history dating back to the Spanish colonial period, when a cholera epidemic forced the Dominicans to build a new cemetery in Manila. After being used as a supply depot during World War II, the park was converted into a national park in 1966 and the remains of those buried there transferred to other cemeteries. Today the park still contains a small chapel, making it an incredibly popular venue for weddings, receptions, and concerts. Find an empty bench, enjoy the peace and quiet, and watch couples enjoying a romantic sunset stroll. Plan your Paco Park visit and explore what else you can see and do in Manila using our Manila vacation planner.
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  • Relatively small but it has big contribution to history. It may be a cemetery during the Spanish era and where Jose Rizal first buried but now it was a park and a special venue for occasion. It is cle...  read more »
  • Beautiful little park. The jewel is the ancient church. Still used every Sunday. Very photogenic and beautiful. Nice to walk or sit. Full of friendly happy people. 
  • Admirable. The place is clean, well maintained. The niches is amusing, you'll think it is just a wall with a walkway on top, but no, it is a layered niches. I cannot find the exact words to describe h...  read more »
  • THE FORGOTTEN HISTORICAL PLACE! this is where dr jose rizal was buried and not in luneta a lot of resto around and hotel to stay in good for people who wants a quiet time from the city
  • Quiet, peaceful and calming.
  • nice and silent place,feel free with the frsh air in the city
  • Very nice peaceful park well kept and reasonable bathrooms too.
  • Wonderful place for weekend
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