Did you know that when Jose Rizal was in New York in 1888 he stayed at a hotel along 5th Avenue which was considered one of the best in the City at that time?
Where the hotel stood is now present-day Madison Square Park where Fil-Ams in the East Coast celebrate the annual Philippine Independence Day.the Philippine National Hero,
To read more about Rizal in America, click here. This blog contains more links to Rizal's Anglo-American travels and experience.It is New York City for Rizal before he headed to London via steamship. Follow Rizal in this interactive travel log by the GMA 7 team.