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Address: Dapitan City, Mindanao, Philippines
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A Must in Dapitan

I love this place. It is very nostalgic. You can see and feel the works of Jose Rizal. I would surely recommend people to visit this place.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
geminisheila
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Indonesia
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Indonesia
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29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love this place. It is very nostalgic. You can see and feel the works of Jose Rizal. I would surely recommend people to visit this place.

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Thank geminisheila
General Santos, Philippines
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brings me back to my elementary and highschool lessons. Makes me wonder how Rizal lived along the people of Zamboanga and their culture. I hope they won't make too much changes and build additional more infrastructures inside the shrine to preserve the spirit of history.

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Thank MaShFasSB
Cebu City, Philippines
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33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A quick limited visit is not a good way to appreciate this shrine. Our volunteer lady guide was earnest and very learned in sharing all the history of Rizal and the place. But we were in a hurry and we were sorry to rush her. One regret I had is that I did not pay attention in my Rizal class... More 

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Thank Ruben L
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39 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

We decided to explore hill by the entrance. The last time I was there was in high school when we had our science class excursion. We first tried the path to the left; found a random path that seemed to lead up & followed it. Wrong decision. Ha ha! We retraced our steps & went right at the fork. The... More 

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Thank Noël C
Quezon City, Philippines
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27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

It very good to learn that they had preserved one of the most important pieces in Philippine history. It's a must see to all travelers in Dapitan!

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Thank enegue2013
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

One can reminisce a part of history especially for those who have taken up Rizal History in college. It's as if the words in the history books about Rizal has come Alive. It's a must for Filipinos.

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Thank Drpaglisha
Kesgrave
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Interesting historical visit that shows a period of change in the Phillippines. 60 minutes maximum required.

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Thank Freetochat
Cotabato City, Philippines
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42 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

it is a good place to know more about our national hero Dr. Jose Rizal. The place is clean. It is a good place to bring the children for a study tour.

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Thank Charina A
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Great for Educational/History Tour especially for the younger generation who must be well-informed of the hero's past.

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Thank enelrach0309
Philippines
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54 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

This place is part of our Philippine history "The Rizal Shrine" in Dapitan City, Zamboanga Province in Mindanao. There's no entrance fee and there are also a guide volunteer wearing white dress with in the vicinity.

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