There are thousands of signs everywhere in the world. To retrace and find markers or signs that would tell us where in Hong Kong our National Hero Dr. Jose Rizal worked proved to be difficult. Our guide brought us to this place called D. Aguilar Street and asked us to look for the sign where his clinic once stood. Well, I better point it out to you since we ourselves didn’t see it the first time we went there. Do you see that red, oval sign under the time piece in the middle of this picture?
Now, you have a closer look of its position. How could we find it the first time we visited it when its color then was in bronze-brown, and unpolished at that. It was also smaller unlike now — bigger, better and at least with texts in red color background
Details Written on the Marker Installed by the Hong Kong Antiquities Authority About the Philippine National Hero
Dr. Jose Rizal who Practiced Opthalmic Surgery While in Exile in 1891-1892
How do you imagine this place to be more than 100 years ago?
This was the calling card used by Dr. Rizal in 1891-92. His clinic once stood in this place, while he lived at Rednaxela Terrace.
Dr. Jose Rizal was shot to death by a firing squad when brought back to the Philippines in 1896 by the Spaniards. This year, we are going to celebrate his 152nd birth anniversary on June 19.