Climaco Freedom Park, formerly called Abong-Abong Park, is located 7.5 kilometers from Zamboanga City. The park is a hiking distance away from Pasonanca Park and some 7.5 kilometers away from the city. A project developed by the City Government of Zamboanga and spearheaded by the late Mayor Cesar C. Climaco. It is ideally located in a valley where one can have the sights of the mountains and panor ...
amic view of the city.
Some of its popular attractions are a campsite for Boy and Girl Scouts, a natural swimming hole called Chrislam Pool, Heroes Hill in honor of World War II soldiers, the Freedom's Eternal Shrine in honor of the late Sen. Benigno Aquino, and the Ecumenical or Holy Hill where the 14 Stations of the Cross can be found leading up to the giant white cross at the top of the hill. The park also serves as the final resting place of the late city mayor Cesar C. Climaco.
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The Cesar C. Climaco Freedom Park, a memorial park dedicated to Zamboanga's hero, the late Mayor Cesar Cortez Climaco, will undergo rehabilitation this year after long years of untiring lobbying by 1st District Congresswoman Maria Isabelle G. Climaco.
This 54-hectare area will undergo periodic rehabilitation beginning this year with the Phase 1 of the project covering the memorial shrine where Mayor Climaco's burial site is located. Funded by the national government through the initiative of Senator Edgardo Angara upon the lobbying and request of Cong. Climaco, this project will cost P50 m ...