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Paco Park, Manila

(3.9/5 based on 180+ 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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  • Visiting and promendaing this place is so romantic while watching filipino artist performing. The place serenity added the attraction. 
  • The Park is very small here buried Risal. Park represents something akin to the arena are at dumping. all visiting the Park took 1 minute-10. I don't think it's necessary to visit object. Entrance to the Park is charged 10 pesos. young people sitting on the lawns and draws.
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  • Walked to the Paco Park to beat the Manila Wednesday afternoon traffic. Entrance fee is P10. They close at 5 so I pretty had the place all to myself as it was already 430PM. I enjoyed taking photos of...  more »
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  • Best place to do a photo shoot. I really love the different stair cases to different paths. :)
  • Well preserve Historical place. Cozy. If you got some spare time, visit it!
  • Supposed to be no entrance fee. But surprisingly its well maintained very historic, peaceful and the place is clean
  • 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
  • A place in Manila where you can safely jog in the morning and breath fresh air.