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Rizal Shrine

Santa Clara Street, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
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Ranked #10 of 69 Attractions in Manila
Type: Museums, Cultural
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Yopu cannot underestimate what an influence this guy had on the Philipinos. He was a true hero. A medical doctor who simply wanted justice and fairness from the Spanish. There is a Rizal street, road, avenue etc in every town and city we visited and this true patriot was murdered by the Spanish which led to a revolution and expulsion... More

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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295 attraction reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The Rizal Shrine is the single most important structure at the Rizal Park. This is where the mortal remains of Philippine National Hero, Dr. Jose P. Rizal, are interred. Members of the Philippine Marine Corps take turns in guarding the monument round-the-clock. Recently, there were protests regarding the construction of a high rise building which completely changed the view of... More

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Cavite
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Nice place to go around amidst the busy streets of Manila. Rode the calesa and went to the children's park which is well maintained.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Dr. Rizal was a hero to the Philippino people and this is a great way to commemorate his efforts and for generations to come to learn about the sacrifices he made for his country. It is also a great way to get away from the heat outside and step into some air conditioning and to learn a little culture and... More

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Bacolod, Philippines
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I have been here several times but I came here this time to see and find out for myself about the skyscraper some developer is constructing. I agree with their observation. The new skyscraper at the background is truly destroying the view.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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354 reviews 354 reviews
198 attraction reviews
374 helpful votes 374 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is a review for RIZAL SHRINE - the park is separate. Shrine entry is Free, however, you MUST pay 75P to enter the park and thus the Shrine! It was air conditioned, with a wealth of information, mock-ups, videos and artefacts. Interesting, however, I felt he was being 'bigged-up' as he was merely an anti-establishment hero who had insufficient... More

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Beijing, China
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

It's a must do on your tour of Manila but it's just sad to see how third world countries keep their places of interests kept, or lack thereof!

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Saudi Arabia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

the park is clean and so pleasant just to walk around, enjoy reading helpful historical background of busts and statues on the park

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Columbus, Ohio
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15 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We stopped by the Rizal Shrine as part of our Intramuros tour - and the 1000p we paid for the 1 hour carriage ride around the area was worth every peso. The Shrine (more of a museum) is of significant historical importance, regardless of your own cultural background, which our tour guide illuminated, drawing on my American citizenship and Dutch/German... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Extremely well-done display that makes the entire visit fee to Ft Santiago worth it on its own. This helped me learn an enormous amount about this great and diversely-talented man and his country's history. One of my Top 5 for this trip.

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