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Rizal Park, Manila

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#2 of 170 in Nature in Luzon
Located at the heart of the capital city, Rizal Park represents a tribute to the Philippine national hero--Jose Rizal--who was shot during a local rebellion against Spanish colonialists. Overlooking the Manila Bay, the park contains many recreational, cultural, and educational facilities, including historical markers, an observatory, an open-air concert hall, and lots of colorful fountains. To visit Rizal Park and other attractions in Manila, use our Manila trip planning app .
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  • Located not far from Manila Bay this Park is best visited early morning or late afternoon to avoid the worse of the heat.A very pleasant park though the number of homeless apparently living there is a...  more »
  • June 12, me and friends visited Luneta Park for we do celebrate Independence day by playing music with the dancing of the fountain with good lighting, people are happy witnessing a free for all show a...  more »
  • I was here last December for our reunion meeting spot, and i came back last Saturday with my wife and my dog to Jog and breathe some fresh air, no more beggars around and more security on the park. An...  more »
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  • A 4 square kilometer park where our national hero is buried. Lots of guards visible so there is a feeling of safety. Many people go just to relax. In the afternoon they turn on the fountains. It's a nice place to just sit around in the middle of the city.
  • A nice place to take your little ones for a tour. There is a big open ground to run around. Fresh air. The relaxing feeling. Love to come here to be relieved.
  • This park can really be a beautiful tourist destination if the Mayor, and the City Council, have the vision to make it so by putting in more funding to manicure it. Instead, they prioritize projects that will benefit their own pockets. Example? That eyesore of an only high rise condo in a low rise zoning area at the end of the park. It's a glaring monument to corruption.
  • It's a great place to spend with family and friends. You can tour your visitors here. It is rich with historical background. Usually crowded on a weekend. You can go to intramuros after where more historical establishments can be found. Book a tourist guide to help you navigate the place easily. There's a lot of multi language tour guide in the area.
  • Now they've managed to keep out the loiterers & homeless people, the place looks better. Grounds are regularly swept & cleaned. A nice place to spend the family day or get together with the schoolmates. Just be aware of your surroundings.

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