Rizal Shrine at Fort Santiago
Fort Santiago, General Luna St, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro Manila, Philippines
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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