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8 Monuments to explore in Metro Manila

Metro Manila

The region is the center of culture, economy, education, and government of the Philippines.

Andres Bonifacio Monument - Lawton
Andres Bonifacio Monument - LawtonLiwasang Bonifacio, Ermita, Maynila, 1000 Kalakhang Maynila, Philippines

A huge 45 feet memorial which was built in the memory of Philippine revolutionary Andrés Bonifacio, the founder and Supremo of the Katipunan. it was designed by the National Artist Guillermo Tolentino with symbolic images and other features known as the "Cry of Balintawak". It was acclaimed as one of the best monuments in the world.

Baluarte de San Diego
Baluarte de San DiegoSta. Lucia St, Intramuros, Manila, 1002 Metro Manila, Philippines

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.

Bonifacio and the Katipunan Revolution Monument
Bonifacio and the Katipunan Revolution MonumentErmita, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila, Philippines

A public park and plaza located in Manila. Its centerpiece is the monument to Filipino revolutionary Andrés Bonifacio and the Philippine Revolution fronting Padre Burgos Avenue. A musical dancing fountain was installed in front of the shrine monument. It was one of the famous hangout place located in the heart of Manila

Dr. José Rizal National Monument
Dr. José Rizal National Monument1225 Roxas Blvd, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila, Philippines

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.

EDSA People Power Monument
EDSA People Power Monument47-P White Plains Ave, Quezon City, 1110 Metro Manila, Philippines

A huge monument that was built in the corner of Epifanio de Los Santos Avenue, Quezon City, Philippines to commemorate the events of the 1986 People Power Revolution. The monument was nominated as one of the seven symbols of world peace through the #7Peace #PeoplePower initiative.

Heroes' Cemetery
Heroes' CemeteryTaguig, 1630 Metro Manila, Philippines

Officially known as Libingan ng Mga Bayani is a resting place for Philippine military personnel from privates to generals who served during World War II, it eventually became designated as the official place of burial for deceased Philippine presidents, national heroes, patriots, National Artists and National Scientists.

Pinaglabanan Memorial Shrine
Pinaglabanan Memorial ShrinePinaglabanan, San Juan, 1500 Metro Manila, Philippines

Located in San Juan, Metro Manila, along Santolan Road, Pinaglabanan Shrine is one of the historical landmarks we usually tend to overlook. this monument bears significance to the armed struggle of our forefathers for the independence from foreign control. The name in Tagalog means “fought over”.

Quezon Memorial Circle
Quezon Memorial CircleElliptical Rd, Diliman, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines

The site of the Quezon Memorial Circle had been intended for the National Capitol to house the Congress of the Philippines. The park is a family-friendly attraction of the city. For the adventurous and thrill-seekers, there is a small amusement park in the area as well as rental bicycles, and zip-lining. The traditional park-lovers, green spaces provide picnic areas and smaller gardens provide some are which are secluded. There are several museums within the park as well as dining stalls and out

Map of Monuments to explore in Metro Manila