Dr. José Rizal National Monument
1225 Roxas Blvd, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila, Philippines
About Dr. José Rizal National Monument
The Rizal Monument is a memorial in Rizal Park in Manila, the Philippines built to commemorate the executed Filipino nationalist, José Rizal. The monument consists of a standing bronze sculpture of Rizal, with an obelisk, set on a stone base within which his remains are interred. It is one of the main attractions in this area.
Attractions near Dr. José Rizal National Monument
A huge library complex which was located in the Ermita on a portion of Rizal Park facing T. M. Kalaw Avenue, Manila. The library is notable for being the home of the original copies of the defining works of José Rizal: Noli Me Tangere, El Filibusterismo and Mi último adiós, and so more. It has a large collection of books and thus it attracts so many peoples here.
One of the renowned planetarium in the Philippines and is located in Rizal Park between the Japanese Garden and Chinese Garden on Padre Burgos Avenue in the central district of Ermita. It opened on October 8, 1975, and has been in operation since then. It was one of the main tourist attractions in Manila.
Rizal Park is a 60-hectare oasis of greenery and blooms set in Manila's busy financial and commercial district. Dedicated to Philippine's national hero Dr Jose Rizal, this urban park has gardens, historical monuments, a 3D map of the Philippines, picnic grounds, a grand stadium, and an open-air concert hall.
The Museo Pambata is a children's interactive museum, the first of its kind in the Philippines. It is in a sense an alternative to the formal classroom environment where learning resembles a one-way street – the teacher imparts knowledge and the students absorb it.
This is where Philippine presidents take their oath of office and deliver their first address to the nation. It's at the western end of Rizal Park. The Quirino Grandstand has been the traditional venue for annual Independence Day activities as well as that of many Philippine presidential inaugurations since the 1949 Quirino inaugural.
Baluarte de San Diego in Intramuros used to be a drowning chamber during the Spanish Period. It was built and designed by the Jesuit priest Antonio Sedeno in the late 1580s. Today, the baluarte is a bonsai garden that caters to tourists and social gatherings. Daily a lot of people visits this place by its historical significance.
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