Jose Rizal's First Monument - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Justo Lukban St, Daet, Camarines Norte, Philippines
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About Jose Rizal's First Monument
At Rizal Park in Daet, Camarines Norte of the Bicol Region stands the first Rizal Monument built in February 1899. Jose Protacio Rizal, one of the martyrs during the Spanish colonial that fought for the rights of a Filipino to have equal rights with the colonizers. The monument is three-sided where two of its sides feature two of his famous novels, the Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo. This place is one off the famous hangout areas in this province.
Attractions Near Jose Rizal's First Monument
A protected area which was declared as a national park covering 4,225 hectares in 1934, later extended to its present area of 5,201 hectares and was reclassified as a natural park in 2000. The park covers more than 30 percent of the country’s remaining total lowland rainforest area and is the habitat of rare hardwood and wildlife species, as documented by the National Museum. Its centerpiece is the 300-year old red lawaan dubbed as Bicol’s Mother Tree.
Calaguas is a group of islands in the Pacific area under the jurisdiction of the Province of Camarines Norte, a merely two-hour boat ride from the mainland. It has a powdery white sand beach, crystal-clear waters, and unspoiled natural resources, a place where one can truly relax while enjoying the pristine beauty and the climate of this island. It is famous among tourists by its nature.
A Roman Catholic church which was located in the Naga City. The parish church is also the location of the Plaza Miguel Robles de Covarrubias, where the Traslacion procession of Our Lady of Peñafrancia begins, opening the Peñafrancia Festival.
Holy Rosary Minor Seminary (also named Seminario del Santissimo Rosario) is a Roman Catholic seminary or a house of formation for high school and college would-be priests run by the Archdiocese of Caceres in Naga City, Philippines. t was declared as a National Historic Landmark . It also houses a museum which has a lot of things to see.
The famous Roman Cathedral which was located in the heart of Naga City. The church presently has a generally cruciform plan and is Romanesque in ornamentation. It is a large stone construction with gabled galvanized iron sheets for roofing, the walls outside has a grey color. Above the crossing is a rectangular dome topped by a cupola. It is one of the famous attractions in this area.
Located in front of the Naga Metropolitan Cathedral of Camarines Sur province. It is a commemorative arch built to celebrate the 300 years of Bicolano devotion to our lady of Penafracia. The arch was commissioned by the Archdiocese of Cáceres, and its construction was financed by the Peñafrancia Devotees of Metro Manila Foundation Inc. it was now one of the centres of attraction in this area.
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Camarines Norte is the northernmost Province in Bicol Region. Home of the First Rizal Monument, century-old churches, cascading waterfalls, and islands.