Learning history can be daunting at times since it requires earnest exploration before one can fully understand the challenges and successes of the past. One effective way to do this is through reliving pivotal stories through fun and interactive efforts.
HISTORY COMES TO LIFE
Starting August 2019, Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar brings to life iconic Filipino characters that played huge and nostalgic pieces of history through History Land #HistoryComesToLife. This project is the heritage hotel and destination’s newest attraction aiming to repaint the country’s rich heritage whilst reminiscing its people and their undeniable bravery.
Rediscover the relevance of every event in the Philippine history through Las Casas’ History Land.
Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar: The Battle of Mactan
The Battle of Mactan. Travel back in 1521 where Filipinos first fought against the Spaniards, one of the world’s most powerful at that time. Mighty Lapu Lapu, Mactan Island’s chieftain, believed in sovereignty and he ultimately defended it to the colonizers. Expect to see the death of Ferdinand Magellan and feel the nationality through our blood and veins.
Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar: Execution of Jose Rizal
Execution of Jose Rizal. Philippine national here Jose Rizal lived his entire life to ignite change and inspire his countrymen. Though he lived his life quite short, his efforts to spark revolution and compassion towards the Filipino people and the country transpired to the freedom we enjoy today. Realize the contribution of our National Hero to society and its impacts on the future by rediscovering the past.
The Cry of Pugad Lawin. The tearing of cedulas is, more often than not, overlooked as far as our history is concerned. Know the significance of this action, from what encouraged Filipinos to finally fight for their country and the future battles that occurred.
Making of Philippine Flag. Learning the depth of every symbolism in our flag requires a thorough understanding. Each color represents a Filipino trait, creating a momentous design, which greatly speaks the collective stories of our ancestors. In fact, the Philippine flag we have today underwent a lot of revisions and History Land will allow us to immerse ourselves in the making of this authentic Filipino symbol.
Fight for Philippine Independence. A long and arduous battle, our forefathers’ fight for the country’s ultimate independence is a part of history we are all very eager to unravel. Experience this live and in flesh at the first-ever history amusement park.
Ambiance Actors. Take pictures with El Katipuneros, Sisa, General Luna, Maria Clara, and Friars, and learn a thing or two from these icons in our history.
Parade of History. This is the main highlight of this attraction. Get a once in a lifetime experience with History Land’s historical figures in a 30-minute Meet and Greet! The characters that are part of History Land will walk through the aisles of Las Casas to have a parade for everyone to witness.
BLAST FROM THE PAST
Located at the heart of Bagac, Bataan, Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar is the only Philippine destination that showcases the best of Filipino heritage and culture through the colorful stories as retold by Jose “Jerry” Acuzar’s collection of restored Spanish-Filipino houses.
From the majestic architectural design to heart-warming revival of traditions, Las Casas is a complete package to a one-of-a-kind travel to the past.
All these unique initiatives of Jose Acuzar in line with his mission to bring Filipino heritage to greater heights has caught the attention of the international scene by being the only Philippine property to be a part of the Conde Nast Johansens Luxury Global Collection and Historic Hotels Worldwide.
This heritage resort is also the Asia Awards of Excellence winner for Asia’s most excellent destination for 2017 and is a project of the New San Jose Builders, Inc.
What are you waiting for? Witness as history unfolds once again at Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar’s “History Land“.