Nice Greenspace in the Big City
Rizal Park provides a nice breath of fresh air in the very bustling megacity of Manila. Many/most/all? cities in the Philippines have at least one park, monument, etc. in memory of national hero, Dr. Jose P. Rizal. The park was designed by Chicago architect Daniel Burnham in 1905 when he did a plan for the city at the request of Governor General William H. Taft, after the US had taken possession of the Philippines in the Spanish-American War.
By Robin Simon
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Roxas Blvd Ermita, Barangay 666 Zone 72, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila, Philippines
+63 919 926 4413
Sun - Sat 5am - 9pm