Pacific War Memorial

Cavite City, Cavite

The Pacific War Memorial is a memorial structure located in Corregidor Island in the Philippines which was erected in commemoration of the Filipino and American servicemen who were involved in the fighting of the Pacific War during World War II in the Philippines.

The Pacific War Memorial consists of a complex with several monuments. The main part of the structure is a rotunda with ...

an open circular skylight in its dome that lets sunlight in during the day.

Beside the main memorial structure is a museum. It exhibits photographs and artifacts related to the Pacific War, such as Commonwealth Era coins and katanas or Japanese swords. Also displayed in the museum is a large mosaic depicting Corregidor Island and the battles fought there. The museum also has a film projection room where documentary films can be viewed.

Pacific War Memorial Corregidor News

  • Corregidor Island An Ideal Destination For Students To Explore

    Corregidor Island An Ideal Destination For Students To Explore

    Field trips are one of the activities students always look forward too. It is a challenge for teachers and the institutions where to take the students for a whole day. Suddenly a bold idea came to mind and I thought of taking my students to Corregidor Island. When I opened the idea to our Directress she was very happy with the plan, so I immediately contacted the tour group that organizes the tour to Corregidor Island and that is SUN CRUISES.

    Students were very excited about the idea and so I immediately sent a circular to the parents. This was the first time I had taken the students to a v ...

  • Bloggers Tour At Corregidor

    Bloggers Tour At Corregidor

    I've been wanting to visit Corregidor for a long time because I knew it's just a few hours away from Manila by sea. And thanks to TIEZA for inviting us bloggers to tour around this historic place. I and my fellow bloggers met at the Mall of Asia Seaside Ferry Terminal of the Sun Cruise at 7 am, the cruise will depart from Manila at exactly 8 in the morning and about 1 1/2 hour travel by sea.

    Tram Buses are waiting at the port to tour around us, we are designated at the Bus Number 5. We had so much fun during our day tour in Corregidor. Thanks to our tour guide Kuya Armando for his humor an ...

  • Explored Corregidor Island

    Explored Corregidor Island

    My second trip for the year lead me to an Island, west of Manila Bay. It's proximity from the metro is pretty close as it is 75 mins fast craft travel from Manila Bay. Corregidor Island played a major role in history of the Philippines, most especially in World War II. The tadpole-shaped island is also known as the Rock. It has also a lot of things to offer in just one stop that can be enjoyed in a day trip. The coasts of Mariveles, Bataan is overlooking from the island and the mighty Mt Mariveles is clearly seen when the sky is clear. The other side of the dock has Caballos Island not far. Th ...

  • Once a Battlefield

    Once a Battlefield

    A 1-hour ferry ride from Manila bay to the southwestern part of Luzon, takes you back to the days when the Philippines has been fighting for freedom and emancipation. Visiting Isla ng Corregidor evokes nostalgia of the Second World War, where looking at the dilapidated barracks and traces of artillery gives you an instant pass to reconnect with your history.

    Corregidor Island, also known as "The Rock" for its rocky landscape and heavy fortifications, fall under the jurisdiction of Cavite City. The tadpole-shaped island is divided into four sections: topside, middleside, bottomside and tails ...

  • Travel Guide to Corregidor

    Travel Guide to Corregidor

    Corregidor is one of the most important historic and tourist sites in the Philippines. This island located at the entrance of Manila Bay in the southwestern part of Luzon played an important role during the invasion and liberation of the Philippines from Japanese forces during World War II. Because of its historic value and close proximity to Metro Manila, visiting Corregidor is a good option for foreign or local tourists who want to go on a day trip or stay overnight.


    The island of Corregidor lies 48 kilometers from Manila at the entrance of Manila Bay. Corr ...

  • In Photos Traveling back in time on two wheels in Corregidor

    In Photos Traveling back in time on two wheels in Corregidor

    There are places in the Philippines where one can bike from a seaside surfer's paradise to a mountaintop city of pines, an elevation gain of over 1,500 meters within a distance of 58 kilometers, in just one morning. There are places in this country where one can pedal around an island populated by giraffes and zebras from the savannas of Africa or another one highlighted by dramatic seaside cliffs reminiscent of Scotland or Dover.

    But there is only one place in the Philippines where, in just half a day, one can cycle through 400 years of history: from the arrival of the galleons, to the Chi ...