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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Although 2017 wasn't the easiest, Filipinos welcome the new year with a bang.
The past year wasn't the easiest for many Filipinos, as President Rodrigo Duterte and Vice President Leni Robredo themselves would attest.
But a difficult 2017 definitely won't stop Filipinos from all walks of life from welcoming 2018 with a bang. After all, 96% of Filipinos, according to a survey, welcomed 2018 with hope.
Rappler's photographers Angie de Silva and Maria Tan went around the metro to see just how Filipinos celebrate the coming of a new year.
Children from Barangay 655 of Manila dance durin ...
Rizal Park or Luneta Park is a historic and iconic park situated in the heart Manila. Located along Roxas Boulevard and adjacent to the old walled city of Intramuros. The park is a tribute to Philippines' national hero Dr. Jose Rizal, who was executed here through firing squad by the Spaniards because of rebellion. His writings inspired the revolution against Spanish government which eventually led to Philippines independence. Rizal's monument also served as mausoleum where his remains were kept.
Asia's iconic central park is located in Manila, it's a 60 hectares of open grass, ornamental gardens, ponds and monuments.
The place where Jose Rizal was executed.
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 ...