A National Historical Site, Plaza Cuartel is a restored ruin of an old garrison where, in the evening of December 14, 1944 Japanese soldiers burned around 150 American prisoners of war in a tunnel found beneath the park's portals, which now stands as a grim reminder of World War II atrocities. The remains of those who died were buried at St.Louis Country, Jefferson Barracks, National Cemetery, Missouri, U.S.A in 1952. Only I prisoners survived to tell the story..

How to get there:

    By tricycle from the airport or from the city proper - Php50.00 good for three (3) persons

    Tricycles, vans & jeepneys for hire are also available.

    Travel time is 10 minutes from the airport.


Taft St.
Puerto Princesa City
Palawan 5300