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Rizal Shrine, Manila

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Inside the fortifications of Fort Santiago, see Rizal Shrine, the site of the incarceration and death of Philippine national hero José Rizal, and today a museum offering guided tours. Wax dolls, memorabilia, artifacts, books, manuscripts, and other personal belongings tell the life story of José Rizal, a doctor and the leader of the national movement, who was executed by the Spanish colonial government. The most memorable exhibits include a copy of his last song, "Mi Ultimo Adios," and the first draft of the novel "Noli Me Tangere." After the tour, take a walk through the park, which features fountains and plenty of lush vegetation. See Rizal Shrine and all Manila has to offer by arranging your trip with our Manila itinerary maker.
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  • The Rizal Shrine is located inside the grounds of the Fort Santiago which costs only 60 pesos to enter. It's well worth a visit if you're in Manila and want to learn about this man who is considered a...  more »
  • Always enjoy taking people here, for those interested in Filipino history it is a must. There are a variety of personal items that belonged to Rizal on display as well as interactive displays and pres...  more »
  • I was sadly lacking in knowledge of the role Rizal played in Manilla's history. He was quite a guy and very enlightened for his time and place. Seems he still is a hero to people of Manilla.  more »