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Historical Landmarks






Acacia Trees

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Inside the compound of the Nuestra Señora del Pilar Parish Church in Poblacion, Pilar, Bataan

- Two century-old trees.
- Witnessed the colourful history of Pilar, particularly the infamous “Death March of 1942.”

Sampaloc Tree


Sta. Rosa, Pilar, Bataan

- Believed to be as ancient as Acacia trees, about 120 years old.
- Listed as a vintage natural landmark and a “living witness” by the National Historical Institute.

Mt. Samat National Shrine or “Dambana ng Kagitingan”

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Top of Mt. Samat in Diwa, Pilar, Bataan

- It was built to honor and remember the gallantry of Filipino and American soldiers who fought during WW II.
- Serves as the permanent venue for the annual April 9 celebration of the “Araw ng Kagitingan.”

Flaming Sword


In front of the Municipal Hall of Pilar in Panilao, Pilar, Bataan

- A hand holding an upright 30-foot long sword made of steel and concrete.
- A symbol of the Filipino courage and gallantry in the face of external trials to the nation’s democracy and peace.

Nuestra Señora del Pilar Parish Church

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Poblacion, Pilar, Bataan

- First parish church of the town of Pilar.

KM-41 Marker

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In front of the Veterans Park in Poblacion, Pilar, Bataan

- Mariveles-Pilar route.

KM-12 Marker

Pantingan, Pilar, Bataan

- Bagac-Pilar route.

KM-26 Marker

Panilao, Pilar, Bataan

- Bagac-Pilar route.

KM-26 Marker
Imagined or unmarked KM-42 Maker

- Panilao, Pilar, Bataan
- Poblacion, Pilar, Bataan

- Signified the 3rd Zero Km.

Battle of Capot Marker


Nagwaling, Pilar, Bataan


Pantingan River


Pantingan, Pilar, Bataan

- Served as the graveyard of the Filipino and American troops who surrendered during the war.

Aldaba Marker


At the foot of Camacho Bridge in Sta. Rosa, Pilar, Bataan

- It was built in memory of Lt. Juan J. Aldaba.







Mt. Samat

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Diwa, Pilar, Bataan

- Part of the Mariveles mountain
- 553 meters above sea level.

Dunsulan Falls I


Liyang, Pilar, Bataan

- More frequently visited natural tourist attraction at the back of Mt. Samat
- About 3 km away the Gov. Joaquin L. Linao Highway.

Hanging Bridge


Diwa, Pilar, Bataan


Magsaysay Dam


Diwa, Pilar, Bataan