Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Rizal Shrine (Calamba)

The Rizal Shrine is a reproduction of the original two-story, Spanish-Colonial style house in CalambaLaguna where Jose Rizal was born on June 19, 1861. Rizal is regarded as one of the greatest national heroes of the Philippines. The house is designated as a National Shrine (Level 1) by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines and is located along Mercado Street and Rizal Street in Calamba's Poblacion 5. It is in close proximity to St. John the Baptist Parish Church and the City College of Calamba.

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