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Peoples Park Davao
Philippines

A Landmark of Davao city the People’s Park located at Palma Gil St. and Legazpi St. Features a mini-forest, Artist Kublai Millan’s large sculptures, playground, a durian dome structure, man made lagoon and water fountain

Copyright: Jim De Francia
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Загружена: 31/10/2011
Обновлено: 13/05/2014
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