Situated within the former Fort William McKinley, the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial is home to the biggest cemetery in the Pacific to feature U.S. personnel who died during World War II. The site also has graves from those who gave their lives from the Philippines as well as from other allied nations.
Covering an area of around 152 acres, the cemetery and memorial is set amidst scenic natural landscapes and has such distinctive structures as a white chapel and mosaic maps that help you get a better understanding of American armed forces involvement during the war. It also has inscriptions on special tablets of those who went missing. Those travelling to the Philippine capital and looking for five star hotels can stay at The Peninsula Manila, offered by Peninsula Hotels. This reputed name in the hospitality industry has a variety of luxury hotels in key destinations around the world.