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The Rizal Shrine

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Address: Dapitan City, Mindanao, Philippines
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The National Hero's Legacy in Dapitan

The late Dr. Jose Rizal, was an epitome of Time manager, lover of animals and beautiful ladies and the sick people , a teacher, a doctor for humans and animals,an engineer, a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2016
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Davao City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Love the place especially for history lovers like me. Your Dapitan trip can never be completed without visiting this place.

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Thank Phai B
Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Rizal Shrine stands at the edge of Dapitan city facing the Sulu sea and is easily accessible by tricycle from the city center costing about 10 pesos. It consists of a Museum that houses Rizalian relics and artifacts as well as replicas of Rizal's abode and clinic which sprawl the grounds. During my August 3, 2016 visit I was... More 

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Thank ton7qico
Paranaque
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Take a 1 and a half hour flight going to Dipolog and around 30-45mins drive to get to Dapitan, of coming from Manila. Most hotels like the dakak Park and beach resort where we stayed can arrange a city tour for 2500 (that amount can accommodate as much as 10 persons already) The Rizal shrine is breathtaking. My husband and... More 

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Thank whatgoes a
Quezon City, Philippines
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

its poorly maintained and some staff do not know anything at all, we found a copy of El Fili and Noli at Rizals house, we opened it and the guard told us that it was the original manuscript... common.......

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Thank sam98141
Davao City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

The late Dr. Jose Rizal, was an epitome of Time manager, lover of animals and beautiful ladies and the sick people , a teacher, a doctor for humans and animals,an engineer, a plumber,an agriculturist, novelist, writer in one. Century passed but you can still see his footprints and fingerprints with the buildings, garden, he has has laid on. And even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

The Rizal Shrine is the last stop of our trip before heading back home. The location is estimated 1.5km from the Travelbee Heritage Inn with a 10php fare rate still, and guess what Kuya driver waited us outside the shrine so that he can bring us to the terminal of bus going to Dipolog without asking for a bigger fare... More 

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Thank Geodiffer H
Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Jose Rizal is the national hero of the Philippines and he spent his last couple of years on exile in Dapitan City. This place is part of history. A very good vacation needs a 1-hour study tour too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

A place to remember the past and reconnect with present times. You will be amazed with how the place was developed but still remain the culture it brings.

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Thank Eneelg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

My family bring me to this place when I had my vacation in mindanao. I didn't expect that the place was nice and I adore Dr. Jose Rizal for all the efforts he did to this place. He is a real hero and a smart one. The place until now is organize, well maintain and clean although there were some... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

The place was well taken cared of. Our tour guide, sir Zardo was very knowledgeable about the history of the place. I learned a lot, recalled stuff that ive long since forgotten. Once in a while its nice to visit places like this.

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Thank Mitzi R

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