Rizal Park also known as Luneta National Park or simply Luneta, is a historical urban park in the Philippines. Located along Roxas Boulevard, Manila, adjacent to the old walled city of Intramuros, it is one of the largest urban parks in Asia. It has been a favorite leisure spot, and is frequented on Sundays and national holidays. Rizal Park is one of the major tourist attractions of Manila.
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Today, we visited Rizal Park, a place from my childhood, and one of my favorite places in Manila, Intramuros. There's so much to do in these places. One day is not enough.
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Congested attraction in Manila where family get together. Located along Roxas Boulevard this urban park known as Rizal Park is covered with green plants, flowers and water fountain. The park has several souvenir shops. Park benches along the pathways and the kalesa (that you can rent around for sightseeing). Famous monument inside the park is nonetheless Jose Rizal. Indeed, he is a national hero who fought during the Spanish era. Luneta park has a very important contribution in history. It is where the execution held on December 30, 1896. You can find the marker of his execution near the water ...
Today we will be exploring manila and looking for the best park in the area, after doing research we decided to go to rizal park in metro manila.
The first time we came to manila we didnt research were to stay which ruined our time in manila. This time we researched were was best to stay and we loved it, a massive difference compared to last time. We highly recommend staying in makati in metro manila.
We got a uber to rizal park not knowing what else may be here except a big grass field and a statue. We was really surprised to find lots of little gardens within rizal park. We went to 2 g ...
There's a war in social media with so much vitriol coming from dissenting opinions that insist they are all right. Even during the elections, I distanced from politics, hiding some news bits and choosing light-hearted fare. Some friends said they've deleted comments and "unfriended" people on FB. I have not crossed that line, but I've un-followed some, especially those who are too negative.
When martial law hit, the maelstrom of hate and division reached a new fevered pitch. People's reactions made me feel sad because this is not merely just a political issue. People are suffering and dying ...
Contrary to the beliefs that Rizal was executed on the site where the Rizal Monument is situated, our national hero was actually executed on a site just few meters away from the monument. A marker was placed on the actual site of execution and a set of oversized diorama were placed nearby depicting not just the execution scenes but the notable events in Rizal's life.
You know, the most interesting parts of exploring various historical sites is that you will get the chance to connect them all as if you are building a puzzle of memories and once you found the connection between two places, th ...
After spending time exploring the Paco Park and Cemetery (Check: Paco Park and Cemetery), we headed to our next destination. A very common site in Manila and an attraction that often gets crowded. I used to pass by this place but never really get the chance to explore it. My mom used to tell me that she used to bring me here when I was a kid but I just can't remember anything about it.
Rizal Park or Luneta National Park or simply Luneta is one of the largest urban park not just in the country but also in Asia. With 140 acres of land, your whole day is actually good enough just to explore th ...