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Rizal Shrine, Manila

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#4 of 17 in Museums in Manila
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. Arrange your visit to Rizal Shrine and discover more family-friendly attractions in Manila using our Manila trip planner .
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  • been reading Jose Rizal’s life story years ago and I was really happy having opportunity to visit his shrine (museum). the compound is also a good place to walk around away from the traffic of manila ...  more »
  • Is the building of Cretaceous in Fort Santiago. Lit up at night, stayed quiet during the heroic bastion. Left end of Rizal's footsteps in the street in front of you? Continued large footprints near the entrance.
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  • Lately, the Rizal Shrine became more popular with the controversial photo bomb that was in the news.  more »

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