Fort Magsaysay | Things to do in Palayan-Nueva Ecija

Located in the province capital, Fort Magsaysay has a total land area of 74,000 hectares.  Being one of the biggest military training camp not only in the Philippines but the whole of Asia, Fort Magsaysay provide new breed of soldiers in different fields such as engineering, health care and education.  Pahingahan Complex is the main attraction of the camp. Described as a mini dam, it offers a breathtaking scenery of natural rainforest and a huge lake.
Address:  , Palayan, Nueva Ecija
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Nearby attractions

Camp Pangatian Shrine
9.54 km away

Before the war, this used to be a military training camp for twenty years but was converted into a concentration camp for Allied Prisoners of War during the Japanese occupation.  Some of the survivors of the infamous death march from Bataan to Corregidor in April to May 1942 were imprisoned here. A shrine now honors the brave rescue of POW’s by the Filipino guerillas led by the late Governor Eduardo L. Joson.  The camp is a popular tourist destination area for the veterans of WWII and their families who visit our country under the WWII Veterans Homecoming programs.

Talon Kalikasan / Kukwit Falls
10.31 km away

A natural waterfalls at the foot of Mt. Sierra Madre.  The place is just about a kilometer from Aetas resettlement area.

BSP Jamboree Site
10.31 km away

The largest site in Central Luzon.  Held here, the 1968 Boy Scout of the Philippines (BSP) National Jamboree was dubbed as the “Jamboree of Experience and History”.

Where to stay

The Harvest Hotel Managed by HII

The first and only four-star hotel in the city of Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija, which offers spaciously designed accommodations, facilities, and classy dining options fit for business and leisure travelers alike.

Getting there and around

 , Palayan, Nueva Ecija

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