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Rizal Shrine

Santa Clara Street, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
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Ranked #15 of 81 attractions in Manila
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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed the peep into his personal life. Doesn't take much time. So I would certainly recommend it. We had a guide with us who explained everything to us ... without her we wouldn't have known all the interesting facts.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

went for the intramuros visit and went inside Fort Santiago. It is very well worth the visit, especially to learn about Rizal's biography and what he did for his country.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

the Rizal shrine is an expression to recognize one of their hero in the Philippines. Quite a picturesque attraction story buespecially for the buff.

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Love the history of Jose Rizal. Great man. Someday my hope is that the Philippines will overcome the government corruption and see progress and development not seen since Marcos' days. Then maybe parks and shrines will once again be polished and cared for as befits their history.

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Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Its one of the place where our hero Rizal stayed. Its inside Fort Santiago one of the basic stop in your tour of Intramuros. If you like personalities or hero worship please do visit this.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Nice entry to Rizal park. Obviously a historical icon for the Country and a great photo opportunity.Other attractions in Rizal park are:the bif fountain,Japanese garden and oceanarium.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

People in the Phillipines worship Rizal, which means that everyone with nothing to do just loiters around the Rizal Shrine. That said, the actual shrine is well kept and nice for a sit down and a couple of photo ops

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kota kinabalu
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Interesting to learn the history of the man, and what he stood for in Manila, but pretty quick look through, as it contains family furniture of the time, unfortunately he died at 35 so not able to accumulate a lot of personal effects but extremely well travelled for his years and for his time

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Sarnia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Compared to other local parks / gardens / spaces, they've done a very nice job of maintaining the gardens and basic grounds, even though the many of the buildings on site are now just shells. It was great to see hoards of school kids beings shown around and fully costumed actors reliving historical moments for them; keeps a place like... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Situated along Roxas Blvd, next to the US embassy this historical park was the site of Dr. Jose Rizal's execution in 1896. Beautiful, setting next to Manila bay. It needs an overhaul, the different gardens are old, badly maintained. Facilities are non existent.

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