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REGION 9 – WESTERN MINDANAO

The historical sites listed below are coded as follows:
(A) Prehistory
(B) Spanish Era
(C) War of Independence and U.S. Era
(D) Word War 11
(E) Modern Era

PHILIPPINE HISTORICAL SITES

ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE

MINDANAO RELIEF MAP, Dapitan
- Situated in the city plaza, the map was made by Dr. Rizal as a teaching aid. (C)

RIZAL SHRINE, Dapitan
- The original estate purchased by Dr. Rizal during his exile from 1892 to 1896. Contains a number of historic structures and a collection of Rizal memorabilia. (C)

ZAMBOANGADELSUR

FORT PILAR, Zamboanga
- Built in 1635 to repel foreigners and Moros, the historic fort now contains a museum. (B)

 

CHURCHES AND RELIGIOUS SHRINES

ZAMBOANGADEL NORTE

ST. JAMES CHURCH AND CATHOLIC RECTORY, Dapitan City
- The old Spanish masonary and architecture are still recognizable.

3003 STEPS TO LINABO PEAK, Dipolog City
- Fourteen Stations of the Cross punctuate the route to the summit.

HOLY ROSARYCATHEDRAL, Dipolog City
- Erected in 1895, the altar was designed by Dr. Jose Rizal.