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Rizal's Statue at the Heart of Angono Will Ignite the Fire of Nationalism Burning in Us


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Choose Philippines | Sep 22, 2016

Conveniently named after the counrty's most celebrated hero, the province of Rizal holds many of today’s Philippine wonders. From spectacular mountaintops and rock formations, there is no end to what this province has to offer.

We zoom in on its first class municipality, Angono. Famously renowned as the ‘Arts Capital of the Philippines’, it houses the largest museum you could ever be in. Guess what? It’s the entire town.

READ: From Stick Drawings to Colorful Canvas: Family of Painters Champions Filipino Creativity

It’s no wonder that in here we could find another landmark that salutes the greatness of our national hero. Jose Rizal is the epitome of patriotism at heart and in action. And his death engraved that legacy into the shaping of our history.

We dare you to find all other statues of Dr. Jose Rizal around the Philippines and around the world.

READ: World's 1st Rizal Monument is Stained with Blood, Fortified with a Battlecry

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