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Manila South Cemetery

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South Ave Santa Cruz, Makati, Luzon 1205, Philippines
+63 2 895 0497
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Not for the casual tourist

We were staying near the cemetery last week, so my wife and I decided to visit. It is one of the... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
Brian F
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Manila, Philippines
Burial site that comes alive Nov 1

Most of the year, this is a quiet place mostly with overgrown grass over tombstones and niches... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2017
Myrna B
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New York City, New York
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good51%
  • Average11%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible0%
Sep 28, 2017
“large cemetary in makati some plots beautifully ecorated”
Jul 29, 2017
“Dead and the Living”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
South Ave Santa Cruz, Makati, Luzon 1205, Philippines
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+63 2 895 0497
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We were staying near the cemetery last week, so my wife and I decided to visit. It is one of the few areas with grass and trees in Manila. When we got to the side gate, we quickly gave up our quest. The paths were...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Most of the year, this is a quiet place mostly with overgrown grass over tombstones and niches. However, on the last week of October, it comes alive as families prepare for All Saints Day. The grass are cut and gravesite areas are cleaned by relatives,...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Many street peoplelive at this cemetary which is tolerated in Makati as there is nowhere else for the poor to stay

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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

I lived close to Manila Cemetery for more than two years and have been inside a couple of times, not to visit any dead but to check out the place. It's generally clean. What bothers me though is that there is a community of people...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2017

My family is buried here and I can't even pay my respects as the tombs are almost side by side and in some cases, one has to step over graves to get anywhere. Like the photo, the place is overrun by weeds. What I found...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2017

Just another cemetery with people living inside cemetery...pretty bizzare to see..certainly something different to see....worth a visit!!

Thank fletch531
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

One of the most unusual things we have ever seen. A cemetery where the living live alongside the dead. Almost like a small town of people who live among the mausoleums -most tending them for the families of the deceased. They have their own food...More

Thank R_A617
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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

It is in the Manila South where my Grandparents and Father are buried. The tombstones are not as ornate as those found in the Manila North. The Mausoleums are not as grand as those in the Manila North but it seems to be more peaceful...More

Thank KingRegis
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

If you are looking for a break from the chaos that is Manila, I would reccomend this place. It is quite interesting to see the different sculptures.

Thank Travelexpert123
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Not that clean area but I can see some helpers clean clean the place. Another thing i observed is there are lot of people who doesn't any business inside the cemetery. I hope more improvement for security and safety in the cemetery.

Thank Kenedy M
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