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Address: Santa Clara Street, Manila, Luzon 1002, Philippines
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This shrine is dedicated to a national hero of Philippines, Rizal who brought better life to people. Here you will be told a full and interesting story about this man. Personally... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2016
Seoul, South Korea

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

This shrine is dedicated to a national hero of Philippines, Rizal who brought better life to people. Here you will be told a full and interesting story about this man. Personally, it is not a good idea to miss it the shrine when you visit Manila. Free entrance

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Paranaque, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

The last time I went here was when I was in college. There was a tour on the place where Rizal actually grew up.There was a video of Rizal's life constantly played in the garden and some items for sale. It was quite educational for us and I do recommend this for students especially those who are interested in studying... More 

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Alhambra, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

This museum used to be very plain. What used to be the highlights only are some set of clothes, a wax Rizal figure which you cannot even approach, and his vertebrae. The NHCP vastly improved the museum with too many details big or small about Dr. Jose Rizal. They added detailed accounts of his trials, executions, his works, sketches, and... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

I never heard of Rizal before but after visiting this shrine I was a lot more knowledgeable and much more of a wise man. Rizal is a hero for a reason and this great man who was a normal man changed the life of the phillipines for the better!

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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

With Fort Santiago undergoing restoration and renovation, this is going to be one of the highlights of your visit in when you go to Intramuros, Manila. That's not necessarily a bad thing but if you know nothing about the Philippine history and the Philippine National Hero, Dr. Jose Rizal, then your visit will feel very incomplete. Dr. Rizal is a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Its my first time to fully appreciate Rizal Park only because I'm with my brother. We looked for good shots and places of history,since the place is Famous for everything about heroes.

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

The great statue of Jose Rizal in the middle of the garden inside Fort Santiago. Nearby is the Jose Rizal Museum where his life is exhibited in great detail and the prison room is re-enacted with Rizal seated by a table. Entrance fee is P 75 included for Fort Santiago.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

I never heard of Jose Rizal, the hero of Philippines .... but after the visit to this place, I understand what a great man he was and how much he is loved by Philippines people. Our guide speaks of him with so much reverence. He was a wealthy man who became a eye doctor to cure his mother's eye illness... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

While visiting Manila, its great Rizal park bordering "intra-muros" you may get curious about Rizal, the emblematic figure of the Philippino national movement. The Rizal shrine will teach you much about his life, his beliefs, his work and his death, executed at the fort Santiago. Rizal was a doctor, a writer, a polyglot, an intellectual. I found interesting to discover... More 

Thank Frank1207111
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

history of jose rizal is a must for all visitors. he is the hero of philipines and will be a hero for you. I am impressed of this great man,and he is also a eye doctor, indeed the first one in asia.

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