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The Rizal Shrine

Dapitan City, Mindanao, Philippines
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Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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56 reviews 56 reviews
17 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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Edison, New Jersey, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Beautiful preservation of national treasure in nature preserved area, but the museum is out o character , too modern , quite ugly building

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LapuLapu city, Cebu City, Philippines
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Find a guide it will really help. Unless you know very well RIzal.Interesting, also because you can see Rizalian volunteers working for Rizal unpaid.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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102 reviews 102 reviews
50 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

It was nice to see how Jose Rizal lived during his exile... If you are not familiar with this place get a guided tour.

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Davao City, Philippines
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

It was my second time at the Rizal Shrine and I'd say it has not been well maintained. Some of the structures are not in good condition anymore. Bring mosquito repellant when you visit the place.

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Makati, Philippines
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15 reviews 15 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Learned much about our national hero during the visit. I highly recommend that you get a tour guide to better appreciate your visit to the shrine. I travelled with my brother and sister, we paid Php250 for the guided tour.

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Iloilo City, Philippines
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128 reviews 128 reviews
73 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Rizal Shrine is always beautiful and historic. One problem i see was that, modernization already creeping to the supposed to be ancient and important place of our country history-wise. Kudos to the National and Local government for preserving most of the memorabilia and souvenirs left by the national hero. I hope they should have removed the modern facilities into it.... More 

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Davao City, Philippines
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

"corner of the traveler" the history behind the place gives you the sight and knowledge on how Dr. Jose p. Rizal lived his life being a doctor in Dapitan.

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laguna, philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014 via mobile

Read on history before coming here. Dapitan City very clean and slow paced. Imagine Jose Rizal's exile and how he was able to help the community thru education and health care. There were a few old ladies in white who were actually Rizalistas (cult who believe Rizal is their Christ) in the vicinity. They kept the area clean. Tour takes... More 

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Jewett City, Connecticut
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

I do love history so I was happy to go to this place. I was somewhat disappointed in the condition of the place. Not very well kept.

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