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    Pilar Bataan Province | Luzon Philippines
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Justin Taylan 2006

Location
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.

Pilar Airfield
Used during the defense of the Philippines

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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