AFTER JOSE RIZAL WAS BEING ARRESTED HE WAS IMPRISONED HERE IN FORT SANTIAGO . BEFORE HE WAS EXECUTED BY FIRING SQUAD .ON THE LAST NIGHT OF HIS LIFE . IN THIS ROOM HE WROTE HIS LAST FAREWELL FOR ALL PILIPINOS .TODAY THIS FORT IS ONE OF THE TOURIST SPOT  YOU MUST VISIT . NOT ONLY FOR HISTORICAL BUT THE SCENERY TOO.FROM FORT SANTIAGO GOING TO LUNETA . YOU WILL PASS THE MANILA CATHEDRAL WHICH ALSO ONE OF THE LANDMARK IN THE HISTORY OF THE PHILIPPINES .DECEMBER 26 , 1896  JOSE RIZAL WAS FOUND GUILTY OF SEDITION FOR PUBLISHING HIS TWO NOVELS . NOLI ME TANGERE AND EL FILIBUSTERISMO.EXPOSING THE ABUSES OF ALL SPANISH FRIAR AND SPANISH AUTHORITIES . EVEN WHEN HE WAS IN SPAIN ALL IS RELATIVE AND FRIENDS ARE PERSUADING HIM NOT TO GO BACK TO PHILIPPINES BECAUSE HE WILL BE ARRESTED AND BE EXECUTED . JOSE RIZAL WANT A PEACEFUL REVOLUTION . HE WANT ALL PILIPINOS TO BE EDUCATED TO BE FREE FROM ABUSES.  BUT THE COURT WAS FOUND HIM GUILTY OF SEDITION ON DECEMBER 26 , 1896 AND SENTENCED OF DEATH BY FIRING SQUAD .                                                                                             DECEMBER 30 , 1896 JOSE RIZAL WAS BEING EXECUTED IN LUNETA. PHOTO  CREDIT GOOGLEAFTER HE WAS EXECUTED . THEY CARRIED HIS BODY AND DUMPED TO AN EMPTY GRAVE AND COVERED IT . THEY DID NOT GIVE THE BODY TO ANY RELATIVES . BUT HIS SISTER NARCISA WAS EAGER TO FIND HIS BODY WHERE SHE LOOK ALL THE CEMETERY IN MANILA AND SHE NOTICED HERE IN PACO CEMETERY THAT THERE IS FRESH COVERED GRAVE AND PAID THE GRAVE DIGGER TO POST AN INITIAL ON HIS GRAVE WITH THE SIGN OF “RPJ” . INSTEAD OF “JPR ” TO HIDE FROM  THE SPANISH AUTHORITIES. IN 1890 AFTER THE SPANISH LOST THE WAR AGAINST THE AMERICAN. NARCISA THE SISTER ASKED THE AUTHORITIES TO EXHUMED THE BODY OF JOSE RIZAL AND THEY FOUND OUT THAT JOSE RIZAL WAS NOT PLACE IN COFFIN AND THE THE SISTER RECOGNISED ONLY BY THE SHOES HE WAS WEARING.AND THERE IS  A LETTER INSIDE THE  BUT IT WAS BADLY DAMAGE AND CANT READ ANYMORE.TODAY PACO CEMETERY IS ALSO ONE OF THE BEST TOURIST ATTRACTION IN MANILA .TODAY ALL THE REMAIN OF JOSE RIZAL WAS BURIED UNDER HIS MONUMENT . IF YOU VISIT MANILA . YOU CAN SPEND YOUR DAY VISITING THIS THREE HISTORICAL PLACES BY WALKING.

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