Rizal Park is a common place for families to take their children for the day and picnic and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Rizal Park is the famous Rizal monument in memory of Jose Rizal. Jose Rizal was a patriot of the Philippines, a poet, and a writer.
The monument is not just a statue of the Philippines hero, but also the location of his remains. In addition, on the monument is the highest flagpole in the Philippines, representing the full independence of the republic of the Philippines, declared by Harry S. Truman.
Rizal Park holds a lot of history for the country. It is the location where new presidents elected into office are sworn into oath and give their inaugural address as well.