Bagac, Bataan

Bagac is a municipality in the province of Bataan.

Places of Interest

The following are places of interest, tourist attractions and/or notable landmarks in Bagac.

  • Zero Kilometer Marker – this marks the beginning of the 66-mile (or 106-kilometer) death march of the surrendered Filipino and American soldiers, all numbering about 76,000. Weak from hunger, thirst, exhaustion, sickness and injuries/wounds sustained from the fierce battle, these soldiers traveled on foot from town to town, passing through the provinces of Bataan and Pampanga, until they reached Capas in the province of Tarlac. (Note: Another group of soldiers started the death march in Mariveles.)
  • Las Casas Filipinas de Azucar – this is a huge outdoor museum consisting of authentic buildings and ancestral houses from different parts of the country and reconstructed to form a unique heritage park complex, or a replica of a typical Filipino town during the 1800s up to the early 1900s. It is open for daytime visits, overnight accommodations, and pre-arranged special occasions like weddings, etc.
  • Limutan/Ambon-Ambon Falls
  • Philippine-Japan Friendship Tower – constructed in 1952 to symbolize the reconciliation and the common goals of peace and friendship between the two countries despite the horrors of World War II.
  • Saint Catherine of Alexandria Parish Church – built in 1872

Map of Bagac

* For more information about Bagac, check its PhilAtlas profile.
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