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Palo Beach, Leyte, the site of General Douglas MacArthur's landing on October 20, 1944, where he fulfilled his promise, "I shall return." 


Generall MacArthur landing

Banaue Rice Terraces are 2,000 year old terraces that were carved into the mountains of Ifugao. You will find them in the provinces of Apayao, Benguet,  and are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. They are dubbed as the "Eighth Wonder of the World." 


7. Enjoy Tropical Water Sports 


If you like water sports, soft white sand, ocean waves, snorkeling, surfing, or scuba diving, the Philippines is your answer. With 7,107 islands, and a coastline twice the length of that of the United States, the Philippines is Asia's Beach Capital. And Boracay Island, on the northwestern tip of Panay, Western Visayas that is often touted as the “finest beach in the world.” 


If you are into wreck diving, try Subic Bay in Olongapo. Subic has 27 wrecks including the USS New York, a battleship scuttled during World War II, to keep her 17-inch main guns from falling into the hands of the Japanese. 

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