Paradise Ranch at Clark

Paradise Ranch Monicayo Calumpang Sacobia Valley Clark Pampanga Location Freeport Zone Vacation Camping Retreats Rock Climbing Trekking Recreation Outdoor Adventure Zoocobia Fun Vista Montana Pool Paradise Ranch is a Leisure Park and Wildlife Sanctuary and is located at Monicayo in Barangay Calumpang, Sacobia Valley, inside the Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga Province. Perfect for field trips, get-away vacation, camping, retreats, rock climbing, trekking, rest and recreation, outdoor adventure and other occasions. Amenities include: Zoocobia Fun Park, Vista Montana Pool, Country Western Clark, villas, lake house, cafe/restaurant, man-made lake, aviary, playfield, butterfly garden, botanical garden, fishing lagoon, picnic huts, cottages, prayer hill, and more. For reservation, contact: Paradise Ranch Admin Office, Tel. No. (63 45) 889-8245/8246/8286 / 625-6698/6696/321-0444/0445 email: give@pinoykids.org Contact Person: Eric Gomez (Executive Director) and Gerry Guiriba (Fund Development Manager) Developer: Philippine Continue reading

Kamikaze West Airfield at Clark

Kamikaze West Airfield Clark Pampanga history location runway construction japanese strip americans military air base field size length world war monument distance aircraft battle perimeter field info The Kamikaze West Airfield is located on the grounds of the former Clark Air Base in Pampanga Province. This airfield was constructed by the Japanese in March 1944. By October 1944, it was operating as the West kamikaze air field during World War II. It was here where the first Kamikaze pilots took-off on 21 October 1944 to attack U.S. naval forces east of the Philippines. This airfield was used by the Kamikaze up to 10 January 1945 when they transferred to Taiwan. On 28 January 1945, American liberation forces captured this airfield as well as the whole of Clark Field. Continue reading

Air Force City Aircraft Park in Clark

Air Force City Aircraft Park Clark Pampanga Base United States American Fighter Jets Recto Avenue Location Display Collection Pictures Exhibit Types Helicopter Airplane Cockpit Map History Description The Air Force City Aircraft Park is located inside the old Clark Air Base in Pampanga Province. The park was developed to give local and foreign visitors to Clark an opportunity to witness the various types of aircraft used by the United States Air Force when Clark Air Base was an active American military installation. The aircraft are all American but the United States Air Force letters were painted over with the Philippine Air Force letters.Air Force City Aircraft Park is located in an open field along CM Recto Avenue. A favorite spot for local and foreign visitors. Continue reading

Clark Air Raid Bunker in Pampanga

Clark Air Raid Bunker Pampanga Kamikaze Tunnel Force Base American West Airfield Babang Dapu World War Commander Taimai Asaichi Japanese Imperial Navy History Description Construction Location Info The Clark Air Raid Bunker is a known kamikaze tunnel located in Clark, Pampanga. Situated at the northwest corner of the Kamikaze west airfield in a hill called “babang dapu” (meaning “crocodile jaw”) as named by the Aetas.This is the only known Kamikaze tunnel that remained intact after World War II. It was constructed quickly as an air raid bunker for Cmdr. Taimai Asaichi – commander of the 201st Air Group, 1st Air Fleet, Imperial Japanese Navy, the very first Kamikaze unit of World War Il. It was constructed in late October 1944 and provided protection for Cmdr. Tamai and some of his Kamikaze pilots during deadly U.S. air raids. A marker was installed by the Clark Development Corporation on September 1, 2002. Continue reading

The Clark International Speedway in Pampanga

Clark International Speedway Pampanga Freeport Zone Race Track Car Drag Racing Motorcycle Length Location Map Terrain Formula Panday Pira Avenue Pulang Lupa Dolores Creek Contact Manager Event Info The Clark International Speedway is located at the Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga. The facility is a race track for carting and drag racing, motorcycle racing and other special events. The Clark International Speeway, also known as CIS, is the 5th race track in the country and boasts of a 3-km engine track with two long straights and few turns with minimal defined uneven terrains, thereby making all races possible – from motorcycles, superbikes, and underbone, touring cars, drag racing and formula races. The Clark International Speedway is located on Panday Pira Avenue, Sitio Pulang Lupa, Dolores Creek, at the Clark Freeport Zone. Contact Information: Johnny Tan (President) Phone (63 2) 817-2241 / 2336 /3496 / 4988 Continue reading

Clark Parade Ground in Pampanga

Clark Parade Ground Pampanga Pati Aeta Gathering Point Venue Meeting Location Size Air Base American Cavalry Horses Regiment Camp Fort Stotensburg Military Reservation Yard Pasture Land History Info The Clark Parade Ground is one of the most frequented places in Clark often used as site for various sports tourism events, biking, jogging, and walking among others. Located in Pampanga Province, this area was called “Pati” by the Aetas and was then a treeless pastureland. In 1897, during the revolution against Spain, Kapampangan katipuneros used this area as a gathering point for staging attacks against Spanish detachments and patrols. Later a Spanish army outpost was established here but was abandoned in mid 1898 when the Spaniards were defeated by the Filipinos. During the Filipino-American war of 1899-1906, Filipino revolutionary guerillas used this same area to stage successful attacks against American soldiers. It was successfully used by Filipino attackers as a convenient escape route from American pursuers. To put an end to heavy losses on Continue reading

Salakot Arch in Angeles

Salakot Arch in Angeles PampangaSalakot Arch is the most eminent among the landmarks of Angeles City, Pampanga. Building its historical significance way back in 1978, the Philippines, under the dispensation of the former President Ferdinand Marcos, U.S. finally agreed to establish Philippine sovereignty over the U.S. bases and thus the Clark Air Base Command (CABCOM) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines came into being, following the signing of a revised Military Bases Agreement on January 7, 1979. To commemorate this unprecedented and bold event, the government constructed a special structure based upon the design of a salakot or native hat, which soon became a widely recognized symbol of this renewed Filipino spirit.

Royal Hotel Angeles

Royal Hotel ClarkSituated in Clark Perimeter (Angeles City), Royal Hotel is the perfect place to experience Angeles / Clark and its surroundings. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. For those of you who want to venture out, San Nicolas Public Market, Ospital Ning Angeles, Center for Kampangan Studies are just some of the attractions available to visitors. At Royal Hotel, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. To do so, the hotel provides the best in services and amenities. The hotel provides airport transfer, family room, car park, safety deposit boxes, tours to ensure our guests the greatest comfort. Continue reading

Grand Central Suites Angeles

Grand Central Hotel Angeles CityWhen visiting Angeles / Clark, you’ll feel right at home at Grand Central Hotel, which offers quality accommodation and great service. Only 2.0 km away, this 3.5-star hotel can be easily accessed from the airport. Also within easy reach are Fields Avenue, Bayanihan Park, Fontana Golf and Country Club. The facilities and services provided by Grand Central Hotel ensure a pleasant stay for guests. Safety deposit boxes, smoking area, airport transfer, Wi-Fi in public areas, 24hr room service are just a few of the facilities that set Grand Central Hotel apart from other hotels in the city. Continue reading

Club Angeles Villa Cruz Resort

Club Angeles Villa Cruz ResortWell-positioned in Angeles City, Club Angeles Villa Cruz Resort is the ideal point of departure for your excursions in Angeles / Clark. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city’s must-see destinations. The facilities and services provided by Club Angeles Villa Cruz Resort ensure a pleasant stay for guests. To name a few of the hotel’s facilities, there are coffee shop, room service, safety deposit boxes, laundry service, airport transfer. All guest accommodations feature thoughtful amenities to ensure an unparalleled sense of comfort. Besides, the hotel’s host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Continue reading