Formerly a barracks for Spanish artillery soldiers, this building was where Dr. Jose Rizal, the Philippines' National ... More
Formerly a barracks for Spanish artillery soldiers, this building was where Dr. Jose Rizal, the Philippines' National Hero, was imprisoned prior to his execution on December 30, 1896. It was here that Rizal wrote his deeply moving Mi Ultimo Adios (My Last Farewell), which his family later found concealed in an oil lamp. The shrine houses various displays of Rizal memorabilia, including books, manuscripts and artworks, which give the visitor an insight into the life of the great intellectual and patriot. Admission is free with entry into Fort Santiago.
It would have been better off without those college students assisting us how to get to this place and such... and if we gotten to ride the old-fashioned elevator, the trip would have been a whole lot better. For a shrine such as that, it's very informative and well kept... In reality it was fine, but I wouldn't go back there if I had to choose from an amusement park and that. But if you love spanish houses and history! This is the place for you...
Contact between China and the Philippines goes back several centuries (or millennia, according to some historians). By the 16th century,
spurred by the flourishing Manila Acapulco Galleon Trade, tens of thousands of Chinese immigrants had settled in Manila. This ...
Offering all the comforts of home while traveling, this Manila hotel is located in the heart of the tourist belt
in Manila, Philippines.The BEST WESTERN Hotel La Corona Manila is a boutique hotel ideally located for adventure and business ...