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Davao Del Sur: Jack's Ridge

Located in Shrine Hills, Matina, Davao City (an independent city) which is inside the province of Davao del Sur, Jack's Ridge is one of the popular dining resorts in the city. Jack's Ridge What's unique about Jack's Ridge? Jack's Ridge is known for its commanding view of Davao City and Davao Gulf. This is the reason why during the Second World War, the Japanese Imperial Forces used the place as their headquarters and observation post. It was said that from there, they could see the American Army positions. Davao A beautiful view of a portion of Davao City from Jack's Ridge It is also said that the Japanese heavily fortified that position. They dug caves to hide from American reconnaissance planes. They also used the caves to store their ammunition and other war materials.  The story goes that the Japanese also hid tons of gold and numerous other treasures that they looted from other countries in one of the said caves. To date, not a single trea

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