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Address: Santa Clara Street, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
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Well looked after museum

Before coming here, I didn't know anything about Rizal, so it was wonderful learning about what happened here and what he stood for. When we were here, there was a school tour... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

Nice attraction, great water display, lots of people, lots and lots. Don't use the local photographers though, they are expensive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Fort Santiago– Rizal's Golden Footsteps leading to his execution spot. Rizal's obelisk memorial shrine. It was such an honor visiting this place with my father, now deceased. It was Dad's first time back to the Philippines after nearly 40 years. He didn't know that it would be his last trip. I was blessed to have been brought here, to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Before coming here, I didn't know anything about Rizal, so it was wonderful learning about what happened here and what he stood for. When we were here, there was a school tour. How awesome for kids to be able to see such a vivid museum of their national hero! This is the only museum I've been to in the Philippines... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Well laid out it eases understanding a tragedy which essentially paved a gradual road to liberty, focussing chronologically on the life and wilful death of a national hero. Hard to comment further as this symbol is of such utter importance to the Philippine people. Visit the statues on the execution ground in Rizal Park too, adorned by his antemortem poem.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This museum gave ancient life of Philippine History..the place is really amazing which serves an inspiration to all filipinos..it tackled the life of Dr. Jose Rizal the national hero that fight his own battle for the freedom of his countrymen..I highly recommended this for the new generation :D

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This place gave an early glimpse of life during those early years of Philippines history and how a learned and wealthy man was coverages to go against the government of that day and time was an inspiration to me. Definitely gave a lot of food for thought about his legacy. If you are a history buff, put this on your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This museum proved to be a highlight of our most recent visit to Manila. Located in Fort Santiago, the museum offers good information for anyone interested in the history of the Philippines. It features details on the life of Jose Rizal, a national hero and martyr. Boards in the first room tell the story of Rizal's life, from birth to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

this is the place to know about the life of the philippines hero jose rizal. it contains memorabilia from his life in manila and in spain.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I orginally wasn't really interested in visiting the shrine, however, as I was there I thought why not. Im glad I did. The shrine/museum gives you a fair idea of how the Philipines became who they are today. Rizal was quite a remarkable man in his own right, I can understand why the filipinos hold him in such high regard.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Very informative museum and interesting place to visit. Full of historical importance. Well laid out museum which has a great atmosphere in peaceful grounds.

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