SEMENTERYO

from the Spanish cementerio

 

sementeryo
cemetery



Libingan ng mga Bayani

Cemetery of Heroes
- a national cemetery for military personnel


Other Notable Cemeteries in the Philippines:


Manila North Cemetery (Cementerio del Norte)
-  at 54 hectares, the largest cemetery in Metro Manila

Paco Cemetery
- where the Spaniards reportedly buried Filipino national hero Jose Rizal
- now called Paco Park
 
La Loma Catholic Cemetery
- opened in 1884
- also the resting place for many famous Filipinos

Manila American Cemetery
- in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, Metro Manila
- mostly dead soldiers from World War II

Manila Chinese Cemetery (華僑義山)
- for Chinese citizens who were denied burial in Catholic cemeteries during the Spanish colonial period