Rizal Boulevard is named after the great Philippine National Hero. It is believed that Dr. Jose Rizal made a stopover after his visit from Dapitan.

Dumaguete’s most popular promenade and sunrise jogging track for health buffs.It is said that the boat carrying Dr. Jose Rizal docked within these shoreline, and Rizal is believed to had a nice afternoon coffee with the locals before departing for Dapitan where he was exiled. Thus, the boulevard was named in his memory.