Rizal Monument

Rizal Monument

Flickr photo

originally uploaded by acermate433s

Location: Rizal Park, Manila, Philippines

Sculptor: Richard Kissling, 1913, bronze and granite

This photo blog about public art, statues and monuments starts start off with a picture from our very own Rizal monument in Rizal Park. Unveiled in 1913, this bronze and granite monument of the Philippines’ national hero was designed by Swiss sculptor, Richard Kissling. It is one of the most recognizable landmarks in the Philippines.

photo sources: marcusmarcus of flickr, flyff


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