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Sunken Cemetery, Camiguin

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Cemetery Tourist Spot
Sunken Cemetery serves as a haunting reminder of nature's power, marked by a white cross protruding from the tropical ocean. The birth of Mt. Vulcan lasted about four years between 1871 and 1875, its volitile beginnings ultimately sinking a nearby portion of coast where the town of Bonbon and its cemetary resided. The grand white cross that signifies the location of the burial ground was erected in 1982; built on a solidifed part of the lava left behind after the eruption, it also incorporates a viewing platform. Catch a boat out to the cross, where can step onto the platform and reflect on the island and the departed below the water. Plan to see Sunken Cemetery and other attractions that appeal to you using our Camiguin vacation planner.
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  • This used to be a regular cemetery, but due to rising sea levels, ended up being submerged. Now is an attraction on Camiguin. Admittedly not a whole lot to do here, and they do charge a nominal "entra...  more »
  • This tourist spot Somehow gives out an eerie vibe. Very scenic spot though for photographers and the like  more »
  • there is no attraction the cross is built modern day,you can't really see the ruins of the old cemetery. just have fun taking pictures the locals will help you create shots.  more »
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  • A sight of excitement when we pass on to sunken cemetery for just a few minutes to take a pictures.It was a nice destination and I was amazed. This is not an ordinary cross installed in the sea actually, there is an entire story of history about this tourist spot. It is absolutely fascinating to experience and see the reality of this attraction. It is a real attraction, indeed! And I’ve seen the clear water of the sea. And the people who lives near sunken cemetery are very kind and friendly.
  • Best to come here at around 4PM as the sunset here is superb! There's nothing much to see here if you would like to go snorkeling since the cemetery has been gobbled up by the sea. However, I still think this is a great tourist experience especially since the boatmen here are very tourist ready! Very friendly, chatty and accommodating, we absolutely had a good time here mainly because of them.
  • I loved this place... the pictures online do not do the reef justice. This best reef I have snorkeled so far in the Philippines. Don't expect to swim through an underwater cemetary as most crosses have disappeared under coral.
  • There isn't really any cemetery to see here unless you dive because it's sunken (of course). Plenty of cute and cheap souvenir items though (7-peso ref magnets)!
  • One of the Famous Tourist Spots in Camiguin Island. Famous because of its history. Locals also sells 'pasalubong' like key chains and t shirts at the entrance gate.