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Chinese Cemetery, Manila
(3.7/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web)
See the final resting place of Chinese citizens buried during the period of Spanish colonization at Chinese Cemetery. As the Chinese people were forbidden from burying their loved ones in Catholic cemeteries during this time, the community had to build their own cemeteries. Wander through the city's second oldest cemetery, which looks like a town, with streets, named walkways, and tombs built to look like homes. Some of the tombs even have air-conditioning, bathrooms, and security guards. To visit Chinese Cemetery on your trip to Manila, use our Manila travel itinerary maker.
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  • This cementry is beautiful (if you can call a cementry like this) Chinese are often the bussinesspeople in the Philippines and have a lot of money, so they make of their graves houses or little palace...  more »
  • This is the most over the top cemetery I have ever see. The wealth here for the dead is a joke. They have people living here to clean and look after the dead. You can get a train there.from the centra...  more »
  • I stopped by when I went to see friends and the Philippines about three weeks. Than I said the "Let's go from the Manila cemetery's famous" more France's Asian friends, I went to Charter a taxi. Unlike Japan's grave, Tomb of China, known as the "mausoleum" is, so to speak. What shocked people living in the mausoleum, made of community was a culture shock. Took us into the mausoleum of the people who live in the mausoleum we readily and their residences have. It is living and the ancestors, it's just a happy thing. I feel well indeed, someone has gone in relatives stood by and watched and would like. Some people where to buy shop life necessary in a cemetery, mausoleum drawn electric and watching TV. Food is bomb gas stove. I think I saw one more happy way of life.
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  • Historically important place in the history of the Philippines. Created when the Philippines was a part of Spain as Chinese were not allowed to be buried in Intramuros. Lots of historical figures buried here and grave archetectures are fantastic.
  • Very interesting place. Thousands of people are live there (actually in more comfy conditions than in slum). Here (and in another parts of cemetery) you can find real shops, garages, playgrounds etc. Just be careful that different parts of cemetery (Manila North Cemetery, Chinese Cemetery, Catholic Cemetery) are divided by walls, so you should go out and get round by street to get to another part of cemetery.
  • I advise you to visit, it's great! So grand palaces in contrast to the slums of Manila. You need R.Papa Station of LRT1. The entrance to the left of the station if you face the road
  • Peaceful place
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