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Rizal Shrine at Fort Santiago

Fort Santiago, General Luna St, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro Manila, Philippines

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About Rizal Shrine at Fort Santiago

The Rizal Shrine, located in Fort Santiago, was built in honor of Dr. Jose Rizal, the Philippines ’ national hero. It exhibits various displays of Rizal memorabilia. It contains a reliquary, consisting of one of his vertebrae, and a copy of Mi Ultimo Adios.  The museum was built in 1953 and was modernized in 2013. Witness the displays, such as Rizal’s books, hat, medical instruments, coat, even business cards, and much more.


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Fort Santiago0.09km from Rizal Shrine at Fort Santiago

Fort Santiago was built in the late 1500s to serve as a forward base for Spanish ambitions in the Far East. Over the centuries, Fort Santiago gained a fearsome reputation among Filipinos - the Philippine national hero Jose Rizal was imprisoned here immediately before his execution, and the Japanese massacred thousands here throughout their short but brutal occupation in the 1940s. It was now one of the key attractions in Manila. Daily a lot of tourists visit this place.

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Bahay Tsinoy, Museum of Chinese in Philippine Life0.69km from Rizal Shrine at Fort Santiago

Bahay Tsinoy is a museum that presents the story of the Chinese in Philippine history.  The Bahay Tsinoy is located in the historic walled Intramuros area of Manila on Anda Street, making it easy to combine a visit to this museum with several other Intramuros attractions and amenities. The Bahay Tsinoy helps the visitor trace Chinese influences on the Philippines from the earliest days to the present including displays on pre-Spanish Chinese trading and so more.

Casa Manila0.82km from Rizal Shrine at Fort Santiago

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Binondo Church0.82km from Rizal Shrine at Fort Santiago

The original structure of the Binondo Church, formally known as Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish was constructed in 1596. Founded by Dominican friars, it is one of the oldest places of Christian worship in the Philippines.  Most parts of the church was collapsed and the octagonal bell tower, however, is the only significant remaining part of the original structure. It was reconstructed in three phases and completed in 1984 and ti was now one of the key attractions in this area.

William A. Jones Memorial Bridge0.83km from Rizal Shrine at Fort Santiago

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The city is located on the eastern shores of Manila Bay. The Pasig River flows through the middle of the city, dividing it into the north and south sections. It is home to many historic sites, some of which were built during the 16th century.