Lat 14° 39' 36N Long 120° 33' 55E Town located on the eastern side of the Bataan Peninsula, inland along the main road.
Mt. Samat National Shrine
Allied forces used Mount Samat during the defense of Bataan, and were bombarded by Japanese artillery from Balanga. Located at Diwa,
Pilar, at end of a well-marked road off Governor Linao Highway,
7.7 km west of the junction with the Roman highway. Open Daily
8am - 9pm. Admission is 30 pesos +10 for elevator. This
memorial is a 300' tall cross. An elevator goes to the top viewing gallery with sweeping
views and a memorial depicting the battle.
Used during the defense of the Philippines
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August 25, 2018