History and Culture
Byaheng Bayani, Byaheng Bonifacio
Renzelle Ann Palma | Apr 18, 2013
In commemoration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Andres Bonifacio from November 30, 2012 to November 30, 2013, the National Historical Commission of the Philippines and the Department of Tourism launched the Byaheng Bonifacio, Byaheng Bayani ng Bayan program that aims to encourage Filipinos, tourists and travelers to visit and discover more about the Supremo.
Sixteen sites are included in the Byaheng Bonifacio itinerary. From Bonifacio’s birthplace in Tondo, Manila, Pamitinan Cave in Rizal where secret initiation rites of the Katipunan were held, to Maragondon, Cavite where Andres and his brother Procorpio were executed, every site gives us a glimpse of the life of Gat Andres Bonifacio.
To make it more exciting, the NHCP and DOT are giving away Byaheng Bonifacio, Byaheng Bayani brochures where travelers can attach the photos of their visit in the 16 identified sites in the itinerary. The first 100 tourists who completed the tour will receive tokens and certificates.
The following are the selected sites for Byaheng Bonifacio, Byaheng Bayani:
Tutuban, Manila the birthplace of the Supremo.
El Cano St., Tondo, Manila where the Katipunan was founded.
Binondo Church, Manila where Bonifacio and Gregoria de Jesus married.
Bahay Toro, Quezon City site of the historic tearing of the cedulas or the Cry of Pugad Lawin.
Krus Na Ligas, Quezon City
Pinaglabanan Shrine, San Juan City site of the siege of San Juan Del Monte.
Hagdang Bato, Mandaluyong
Pasig Catholic Church and Valentin Cruz Marker, Pasig City
Imus Plaza, Imus, Cavite where the meeting of the two councils (Magdiwang at Magdalo) took place.
Noveleta, Cavite where Magdiwang was established.
Tejeros, Rosario, Cavite site of the Tejeros Convention
Casa Hacienda de Naic, Naic, Cavite
Trial house, Marogondon ,Cavite site of the Bonifacio brothers’ trial
Execution Site, Marogondon, Cavite site of the Bonifacios’ execution.
Pamitinan Cave, Rizal where VIVA LA INDEPENDENCIA was written on the walls of the cave.
To start your journey, Byaheng Bonifacio, Byaheng Bayani brochures can be claimed at the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (TM Kalaw Avenue, Rizal Park, Ermita Manila)
and the Department of Tourism office
Rm. 207 DOT Bldg., T.M. Kalaw St., Ermita, 1000 Manila Tel No.: (632) 524 2345 / 525 6114 Fax (632) 524 8321 / 521 1088
The competition is open to all domestic and international tourists.
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