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The Rizal Shrine

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Address: Dapitan City, Mindanao, Philippines
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A part of history

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Leonardo Kirk G
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Metro Manila, Philippines
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Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Mandaue
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago 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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Metro Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Who would have thought I'd get to visit this shrine four times? I never even thought of Dapitan as a must-see place. But I am glad I've been here! I understood why Rizal loved staying here - it is peaceful, fresh air, lots of nice people and the sea is perfect. No wonder, Dapitan is a typical town you'd like... More 

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Surigao City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Went to the shrine...get a guide! We were very lucky our guide had so much information, they are trained to do guides. The place is so historic, very good for every filipino, specially students. A place to see in Dapitan!! They do not collect entrance fees, but donations are appreciated.

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Thank medinamd23
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

We really love this place... This place has a place in our hearts with my boo, always. It is very good place to have meditation, be with nature and witness the traces of the past and admire the works of Dr. Rizal. There is also a spot here for trekking and adventure where in at the end, you will see... More 

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Thank Rosafe B
Baliuag, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

a must see in Dapitan and its FREE! this place reminded me of Nayong Pilipino. it was really hot went we got there, good thing there were a lot of trees that shaded us from the sun. the sound of the ice cream vendor was so attracting! hahahaha

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Thank Reena R
Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Some of the historical facilities were unfortunately replicas but the sentimentality of the place and what Dr. Rizal has done for the people here were inspirationally patriotic

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Thank Hats L
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Brilliant place to brush up Philippine history. Love the bamboo house and huts. Reminds me of our old house. Dr. Jose Rizal's clinic is pretty charming. Underneath Dr. Rizal's house there were people praying. Apparently some people believe that Dr. Rizal's spirit is guiding and protecting them. You see some of old clothing of Dr. Rizal in the museum and... More 

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