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Address: Dapitan City, Mindanao, Philippines
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Best place for Social Science Teachers

If you want to get to know more of Rizal, then this place is a must visit. There are renovations being made in the place. The tour guide inside is really giving a lot of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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Bacolod, Philippines
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Hong Kong
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95 reviews 95 reviews
45 attraction reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This place is maintained at just-passable standards considering that this is a place one lived in by Dr Rizal, the national hero. It looks like all the thatched huts are replicas of the original. But they were not even furnished with items representing the period they stood there or the resident who used the structures. And then you have the... More 

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Bacolod, Philippines
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

If you want to get to know more of Rizal, then this place is a must visit. There are renovations being made in the place. The tour guide inside is really giving a lot of information that we cannot read in history or Rizal books.

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MAKATI
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Rizal Shrine Museum is undergoing renovations so the contents are temporarily stored in Dapitan City near the church and police station. However, the experience was still very good thanks to our guide who was very knowledgeable and answered our questions and had additional tidbits to share. My son enjoyed validating what his teacher taught him with what the guide was... More 

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Vigan, Philippines
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

It is a general knowledge that Rizal was exiled in Dapitan. This Shrine is the modern experience of how Rizal spent four years in Dapitan. More than hundred years ago, but a portion of the wood used by Rizal's original hut is still available in the reconstructed, copied new hut.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

It was a huge place and very clean too! I love that it had great maintenance. The place was very quiet and serene. The air was so fresh. It's a great place to reminisce and meditate.

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dunsford, ontario, canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Very beautiful site. Still under construction. I loved the replica of Rizal's house. So much so I'm copying the design should I build my own place at some point.

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Manila, Philippines
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The place is very big and you'll really see the actual houses of Jose Rizal, though reconstructed, they really tried to preserve whatever there is to save. A lot of good readings are also available in display. They are currently renovating the building where they place Jose Rizal's books.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The environment was great. The place is surrounded by huge trees. If you love nature and history,You must visit this place.

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Cebu City, Cebu City, Philippines
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

A personal favorite of the Rizalians, the location can be best experienced with a local heritage interpreters or at least included in a Historical tour to make the visit very meaningful. Some are just visiting this location for photo and "selfie" purposes without knowing the significant importance of this location in the formation of the Philippine republic.

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Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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59 reviews 59 reviews
17 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

It really feels good to be on a place where our national hero once lived. Some how they managed to improve and maintain the place especially the old houses and trees. It feels so fulfilling to be on that place.

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