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Tacloban City Highlights Private Half-Day Tour

Tacloban City Highlights Private Half-Day Tour
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Leyte, Philippines
Duration
5 hours
Difficulty:
Easy
Languages:
English
Available:
All year
Minimum age:
None

Make the most out of your stay in Tacloban City with this half-day sightseeing tour. This trip is perfect for travelers who want to immerse themselves in the city’s best tourist spots upon arriving at the province.

Your tour begins when you are picked up within Tacloban City. You will then travel to your first destination, the Sto. Niño Shrine and Museum. One of the most iconic spots in the city, this historical shrine and museum is known to house a vast collection of art pieces and artifacts dating back to the Marcos regime. From there, you will proceed to MacArthur Landing Memorial Park, where life-sized statues are located to commemorate the landing of former US General Douglas MacArthur. Learn about the historical significance of this landmark before moving to San Juanico Bridge. It is said to be the longest bridge in the Philippines that stretches from Samar to Leyte across the San Juanico Strait. 

About ten kilometers from the bridge is the Eva Jocelyn Shrine, a memorial built in remembrance of the people who died during Typhoon Yolanda in 2013. M/V Eva Jocelyn was a part of the shipwreck that ran aground in Tacloban, killing the residents of the area. After paying your respects, you will be heading to Sto. Niño Church. Sto. Niño is the patron saint of Tacloban City, and this church is home to the miraculous image of the Senyor Santo Niño. 

You will also be visiting the Tacloban City Hall for photos before making your way to the Leyte Provincial Capitol, the seat of power in the province. This historic building in Tacloban was once the location of the Commonwealth Government of the Philippines. From there, you will drop by the Tacloban Astrodome, also known as the Tacloban Convention Center, an indoor arena with a seating capacity of 4,500. Before heading home, you will be stopping by the Pasalubong Center to buy souvenirs and delicacies.

Enjoy a hassle-free excursion around the iconic landmarks of Tacloban City with this half-day sightseeing tour. Check availability by choosing a date.

Included

Air-Conditioned Vehicle
Entrance Fee to MacArthur Park
Entrance Fee to Tacloban Astrodome

Activities

City Tours
Culture, Arts and Historical Tour

What to bring

Camera
Personal Medicine
Water
Jacket or Umbrella (During Rainy Season)
Extra Towel

Good to know

- Not all establishments accept credit or debit cards, and ATMs may be limited.

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