Chinese Cemetery, Manila

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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. Put Chinese Cemetery into our Manila trip maker site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Manila.
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  • Many Tourist come to visit this place resting place for our ancestors perhaps a unique and one of it's kind and most expensive Cemetery  more »
  • In a terrible city like Manila its right on the mark that a graveyard is one of its top attractions. Entrance is free ( because its a cemetery) and you can spend a hour or two strolling around. There ...  more »
  • Is a cemetery and remains a cemetery ... haven't seen honestly nothing particularly interesting if not tombs and mausoleums. (duh!)
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  • A unique cemetery not found elsewhere in the Philippines and most probably not even in China. Has become a tourist attraction.
  • 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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