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Address: Dapitan City, Mindanao, Philippines

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One of the must visit attraction in Dapitan

The people strolling around the plaza and their beautiful cathedral is a must see when you get to this place.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 July 2015
Fritzie P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

...better than Dipolog's Plaza Magsaysay decors this year (2015), but last year's was better, IMO. Nothing much to see by day or any other time of the year though, except maybe for the map. Ilihan Hill is nearby. Go there for a view of the city.

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Thank Noël C
Makati, Philippines
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Nothing special in this place. If you have extra time to spare, rest up in your accomodation, instead.

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Thank thirdylopez
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

The people strolling around the plaza and their beautiful cathedral is a must see when you get to this place.

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Thank Fritzie P
Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2014

Its a very long travel from cagayan de oro to reach Dapitan but all worth it when you get there. there's a lot to discover in that city. its quite yet fun.

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Thank iamsherri
LapuLapu city, Cebu City, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2014

Not so much interest here except for the Map of Mindanao made by Rizal which is not being cleaned. Dont go on the noontime cause its really hot and you want to get back to your airconditiones ride Imediately.

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Thank portvillefamily
dumaguete
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014

The Dapitan City Plaza is like many another except for a feature added by Dr. Jose Rizal himself - the Mindanao relief map he created in the corner closest to St. James .church. Even today, far more than 120 years ago, many people have not visited much beyond their own locality. Rizal's map of Mindanao helps the observer to form... More 

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Thank davfitz
Davao City, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2013

We had our dinner in one of the restaurant that served chicken bar-b-que. There were restaurants lined up in the plaza however all were full as people seemed to flock in the plaza at night. Souvenir shops were all abound, so there is no problem looking for something to bring back home, prices however is high. There is a cockpit... More 

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Palawan Island, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2012

The park was designed by the the country's hero, JOSE RIZAL. It is a european design park with green landscape and spanish lights. Very clean and relaxing. More like you are in europe than philippines. The church faces the park

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Cebu Island, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2012

Wonderful tour to the historical place of Dr. Jose Rizal, our national hero. Perfect to bond with friends, family, children, teens and oldies.

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