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Address: Gen Luna St | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
Phone Number: 63 2 527 1572
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: This museum and public park was built as a stone fortress at the turn of...
This museum and public park was built as a stone fortress at the turn of the 17th century and marked the beginning of the walled city's riverside barricades.
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Rizal's Place

A vast area to learn about Rizal's history. Definitely a must-visit place to know about the Philippine even more. It was also a good place to take photographs.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

Wow..what suffering must have been endured there..a very well maintained tourist attraction with historical significance.a must see when in manilla

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The Rizal Shrine, a museum located within Fort Santiago, mesmerized me beyond words. The audiovisuals, historical artifacts, exhibits and explanations were informative and interesting. I learned more about Jose Rizal in this museum than from history books. I plan to go back whenever I visit Manila to be inspired by this admirable historical figure in Philippine history. I think every... More 

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Dasmarinas City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

experience the spanish occupation in this attraction, ride a kalesa,admires the structure mostly spanish and the cobble stone around,bring you back to the old times, favoriute place for photography students and proffessionals.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Walking the Fort I moved between horror at the history and the serenity and beauty of the grounds and gardens. Easy to walk around and some great in and around. It could do with better signage and more parts open but overall worth a 2 to 3 hour wander.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This place is full of history and lots of it. If you want to learn about the history and fort then this is the place for you. There is also some beautiful churches not to fare from it. Make a day of it but if you have kid's then not sure this is the place for you with alot of... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

its really cool .. a lot of history of the Philippines .. its nice if you can get a tour guide.. some freelance guides are around .. its well worth going

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

A vast area to learn about Rizal's history. Definitely a must-visit place to know about the Philippine even more. It was also a good place to take photographs.

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New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This area has many historic landmarks, make the effort to join a tour so you can learn about it all!

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

A historical place to understand about Rizal. You'd probably see statue of Rizal everywhere, this is the place to know all about him. Rizal shrine is maintained properly, with air condition. Brace the sun and heat if you're here in the morning. 30 minutes walk around Fort Santiago, not worth the ride on horse cart ride. It's just a small... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The place is where you're gonna see the old Manila during the Spanish time. You will see the old barracks there. The greenery is refreshing. You can also see some people who are having their pre-nuptial photo ops there.

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Address: Gen Luna St | Intramuros, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
Phone Number: 63 2 527 1572
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila

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