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The Six Heritage Sites in Dapitan

Rizal Shrine and Waterworks of Rizal


Rizal’s estate in Dapitan, it houses replicas of structures he built there for himself, his family, pupils and patients.

Stamp site: Rizaliana Building

Dapitan Plaza


A National Historical Landmark, the Dapitan Plaza was planned and beautified by Rizal during his exile. Acacia trees which he personally planted can still be found in the plaza.

Stamp site: Sangguniang Panglungsod Building

Site of the Casa Real


The official residence and administration building of the politico-military governor of the district during Rizal’s exile.

Stamp site: Sangguniang Panglungsod Building

St. James Church


Built in 1883, the church has a historical marker which can be found in the exact spotwhere Rizal stood every Sunday during his exile from 1892 to 1896.

Stamp site: Sangguniang Panglungsod Building

Relief Map of Mindanao


A National Cultural Treasure, Rizal created this map as an aid in teaching history and geography to the locals.

Stamp site: Sangguniang Panglungsod Building

Punto Del Desembarco de Rizal


One of the historical markers placed by the National Historical Commission in Dapitan City which indicate the spot where Dr. Jose P. Rizal disembarked from S.S. Cebu at seven o’clock in the evening on July 17, 1892 to begin his life as an exile.

Stamp site: On-site