Camarines Norte Historical Shrines

FIRST RIZAL MONUMENT
This is the first ever known monument bult got Dr. Jose Rizal. Bantayog features the storied First Rizal Monument or “Unang Bantayog ni Dr. Jose Rizal which is the centerpiece of the celebration. Unang Bantayog ni Jose Rizal is an extremely significant landmark in Camarines Norte because it symbolizes the heroism, the greatness, the fortitude and many other virtues of the local people who built the monument for Rizal way back in 1898.

JOSE MA. PANGANIBAN (jomapa) MONUMENT
Right in front of the town hall of Jose Panganiban is the monument of the hero where his remains have been interred. This monument represents the participation of the Bicol Region, and in particular of Camarines Norte, in the country’s quest for independence from Spain.

MARTYR SHRINE
Unveiled in 1996 in honor of the Katipuneros and great sons of Camarines Norte who offered their lives for the country during the 1898 revolt.

RUFINO PABICO ANCESTRAL SHRINE
Built in 1917 located along Vinzons Ave. Daet Camarines Norte. Intricate wood carvings were attached the ceiling of the house. A combination of skills in painting, sculpture and architecture becomes more visible as one examines the interiors and the structure of the house.

WENCESLAO Q. VINZONS SHRINE
The town of Indan was renamed Vinzons in honour of Wenceslao Q. Vinzons, a hero during the Japanese War. His residence has been converted into a shrine and public library containing his memorabilia.

LANITON SHRINE
Located in Basud, some 15 to 20 minutes away from Daet, Laniton Park is the site of the first guerilla encounters against the Japanese Imperial Army.

CAPALONGA SHRINE
One of the most famous tourist spots of the province where all roads, it seems, lead every May 13, feast day of the Black Nazarene, as devotees and pilgrims of different nationalities flock to pay homage to the miraculous image of the Black Nazarene. The Shrine is situated at the town porpoer of Capalonga, about three(3) hours ride from Daet.

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