Calamba City News
My five years old son starting to wonder, "Who is Dr. Jose Rizal? And why He has a monument/statue?" So I answered: "He is our National Hero and serve our country a long time ago, when we have free time we will drop by to his house…" He's so like me when I was at the same age, but during my time my grandmother gave me children's book about Jose Rizal's childhood life written in Filipino….
So last Sunday right after we attended the holy mass I told to my son that we will visit Jose Rizal's House since it's a walking distance from St. John the Baptist Parish Church. (The house is right a ...
Whether you're a Philippine history buff or just curious travelers like us, this place is worth a visit.
This is an old house where the greatest Philippine National Hero, Jose Rizal was born.
Free entrance everyday until 5PM only.
This is our third time visiting the place, first two attempts we arrived quite late.
Jose Rizal's house is just next to Calamba Church, so if you're in the area you might want to check that out too.
Short and sweet but informative trip.
Calamba City, Laguna is the regional center of the CALABARZON (CAvite, LAguna, BAtangas, Rizal, QueZON provinces) region in the Philippines. It is the birthplace of Jose Rizal, National hero of the Philippines. The Buhayani Festival in June is yearly celebrated by town locals since 2014 in commemoration of Rizal's birthday and martyrdom.
Places of Interest
Aside from its numerous hot spring resorts which are mostly located in Barangay Pansol, these are the tourist destinations in Calamba:
Jose Rizal Shrine: The Spanish-Colonial style house in Calamba, Laguna where Jose Rizal was born ...
Without a doubt, the province of Laguna is endowed with many natural treasures such as its amazing waterfalls, including the famous Pagsanjan Falls, now officially called as Cavinti Falls (READ: Cavinti Falls in Cavinti, Laguna: From Textbooks to Reality), and Hulugan Falls (READ: Luisiana, Laguna: A Home of Captivating Waterfalls). However, the province is not only rich in natural treasures, but it is also home to a number of cultural heritage sites, including the house of the Philippine National Hero, Dr. Jose Rizal.
Rizal Shrine (Dambanang Rizal) is one of the most visited tourist attrac ...