Pagdakila kay Andres Bonifacio

Andres Bonifacio, the leader of the revolutionary movement KKK (Kataas-taasang Kagalanggalangang Katipunan ng mga Anak ng Bayan), is one of the most celebrated Philippine heroes. His bravery and his role in achieving Philippine independence from Spain are publicly acknowledged through the many monuments dedicated to him, places named after him, and money that bears some resemblance to Bonifacio.

For related entries, please read Museo ng Katipunan, Ang Tondo ni Bonifacio, Anting-anting (Philippine Amulet) Collection of Museo ng Katipunan, and Pinaglabanan Shrine (San Juan City).


Here are some of the places and items that keep Andres Bonifacio’s memory alive:

Pagdakila kay Andres Bonifacio (Exaltation of Andres Bonifacio)

Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City

Andres Bonifacio Statue, Talisay City, Negros Occidental and Andres Bonifacio Statue, Davao City

Liwasang Bonifacio, Manila City

Cry of Balintawak and Andres Bonifacio Shrine, Quezon City

Memorial Shrine, Manila City

Andres Bonifacio Statue, Tutuban and Paaralang Andres Bonifaciom Sta. Cruz, Manila

Monumento, Caloocan City

Philippine P20.00 (US $0.40) bill, 1949 and P5.00 (US $0.10) bill, 1969, both bearing Andres Bonifacio’s images

Philippine P2.00 (US $0.04) coin (decagon), 1983, P10.00 (US $0.20), 2006, and P10.00 (US $0.20) bill, 1997.

Andres Bonifacio Stamp, 1998

Where: Pinaglabanan Shrine, San Juan City, Philippines

When: The Museo ng Katipunan is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 9am to 12pm and from 1pm to 4pm.

How much: No entrance fee but visitors can donate cash.

How: From the Cubao MRT station, ride a jeepney bound to San Juan. Alight the vehicle at the corner of N. Domingo and B. Serrano, walk towards the new San Juan City Hall for 5 minutes. Museo ng Katipunan is near the city hall.

From J. Ruiz LRT Station, ride a tricycle and tell the driver to drop you off to the Museo ng Katipunan. Fare is P30.00 (US $0.68).

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