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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This is a long overdue post. And since I convinced myself that I am busy, I never really got to post about the weekend that was well spent in Manila.
This coming Independence Day, what better way to celebrate our freedom and rich history than through a meaningful and Instagram-worthy! trip to some of Manila's most historic sites?
From the nostalgic Intramuros cafes and centuries-old churches, to the gleaming new National Museum of Natural History, check out these impressive sites that give you not just picture-perfect photos, but also a deeper understanding about our journey as a people.
1. National Museum of Natural History
A fascinating world awaits inside the newly opened National Museum of Natural History. With its gleaming, mo ...
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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