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No island in the Philippine archipelago holds as much historical narratives of war as Corregidor.! Sprawled across the 548-km fortress Island are the World War II relics that speak about stories of gallantry.

Take your backpack, and set your self to a HISTORICAL TOUR that will turnaround your perspective of self-sacrifice for a greater purpose. Immerse with the living memories of heroism as it captivates your pursuit for peace and peaceful coexistence among races and nations.

On board a tramvia, your English-speaking tour guide will excitingly take you aroundCorregidor’s various war relics.

Battery Grubbs

Battery Grubbs

Hold your breath as you climb up the Battery Grubbs, named after First Lt. Hayden Grubb of the 6th US Infantry who died during the insurrection in the Philippines in 1899. Lying underneath the trees atop this gun battery at sunset in a panoramic view of the whole expanse of serene seas will surely doze you to an extraordinary relaxation.

Malinta Tunnel

Malinta Tunnel

A lights and sound show at the Malinta Tunnel features significant moments during the war, having had served as the headquarters of General Douglas MacArthur and the USAFFE, and as the seat of government of the Commonwealth of the Philippines where Manuel L. Quezon and Sergio Osmeña took their oaths of office as President and Vice-president of the Philippine Commonwealth in simple ceremonies attended by members of the garrison.

Cine Corregidor

Cine Corregidor

Did you know that the American soldiers and their families enjoyed watching movies at Cine Corregidor before World War II broke out? The last movie that was shown was “Gone with the Wind” which starred Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh Moore.

Mile-Long Barracks

Mile-Long Barracks

The Mile-Long Barracks is said to be the “world’s longest military barracks” with a length of 1,520 feet. It is located near Cine Corregidor and the Pacific War Memorial. Also known as the Topside barracks, this building is located at the Topside part of the island.

The whole island is a soulful diorama of what remains of the war. Your day tour will usually take you to a lot more, such as the following: Battery Way; Battery Hearn; Mile-Long Barracks; Pacific War Memorial; Corregidor Lighthouse; Battery Geary and Crocket; MacArthur Statue; Japanese Garden of Peace; and Filipino Heroes Memorial. The Island also keeps a 9-hole golf course and a swimming pool, among others, which are not yet open to the public.