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Address: Manila, Luzon 1000, Philippines
Phone Number: 632 302 7079
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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No other place in the heart of Manila can one find serenity and diversity...

No other place in the heart of Manila can one find serenity and diversity than in the 53-hectare Rizal Park. Hailed as the largest urban park in Asia, it boasts of world-class sculptures, historical markers, beautiful gardens, facilities for photo and art exhibits, event venues, and forms of entertainment. More than just a place to stroll around, Rizal Park is indeed a sanctuary to people from all walks of life.

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Good ol' Luneta

This park is where they executed Jose Rizal, the national hero. Its a big grassed area with different types of garden, there are food stalls, fountains, benches, monuments... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Kates A
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Cavite City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We happened to visit on the same day the Emperor and Empress of Japan were visiting, so there were LOTS of honor guards keeping tourists away from the main monument. So I visited some of the many busts surrounding the reflecting pool and learned a bit about the Philippines history and struggle for independence. There is a shaded sitting area... More 

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Thank Donna S
Quezon City, Philippines
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is very difficult to appreciate Luneta Park at its present state if you grow up knowing how it was before. The Luneta of today is just a big open space in the heart of the city with some memorable landmarks that managed to survived the ravages of time. I am still gripped with nostalgia when I pass by the... More 

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Thank elterrible2015
Cavite City, Philippines
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35 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This park is where they executed Jose Rizal, the national hero. Its a big grassed area with different types of garden, there are food stalls, fountains, benches, monuments, comfort rooms and playground. They ask for admission fees for the comfort rooms and the children's playground. Its a good place to stroll, hang out, jog, exercise, review history and have a... More 

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Thank Kates A
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569 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 346 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The park is well kept and it's nice to stroll and relax from the noise and pollution. I appreciate the sentiment of the park, buts I wouldn't venture out to specifically go here.

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Thank Saintlysinner
San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great place to wander around for an hour or two. The gardens are nice, and lots of families there on Sunday having a picnic. Respect to the Marines guarding the shrine for Rizal

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Thank VinceZitter
Shanghai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes it is just a park. and It contains some of the crucial, most important monuments for the Philippinos: For LapuLapu and for Dr. Rizal, the first and the last hero fighting against the Spanish. For tourists like me only important if really interested in history...

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Thank Ralf M
Manila, Philippines
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a nice big park for leisure walks but one can also learn some fun facts about the country's history and national hero, Jose Rizal. His monument is in the middle of the park. Go here when the heat of the sun is not too strong and if it is not raining. Students from nearby universities usually flock the park.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was here for a martial arts training seminar. There are many martial arts groups that practice in the park on Sundays. I was mostly in the Chinese Garden area, but our group walked all around the park. Dress code in force, one man was asked to put a shirt on. Many Filipinos were gathered here this day. Very large... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

pretty many people eating in park enjoying nice day, blah blah blah 100 words. What else can I say it's a park there is places for people to sit. You should check it out at free. I don't know how many other great things I can say about this park

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Thank Ike T
Chandigarh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rizal park has the statue of Philippines national hero who was made a hero by the Americans. A whole park is dedicated to him in this Luzon area.

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