Sunday, November 3, 2013

Nagcarlan Underground Cemetery

Nagcarlan Underground Cemetery is as small as the chapel with only 36 tombs were buried underground. They were the famous, rich, influential and leaders of the town including the priests. The tombs outside are for the residences of the town with 276 in numbers.

The Underground Cemetery is built by a Franciscan Friar Vicente Velloc in the year 1845. The Friar saw that the graves of the community were placed in there house. He wanted to have a one place for all the departed in the town.

in 1896, the Katipuneros, KKK members, used  the underground cemetery as their secret meeting place and shelter

The Underground Cementery was used by the people of Nagcarlan as cemetery from the year 1845 up to 1981 because from the virtue of Presidential Decree 263 in 1981, it was declared as the National Historical Landmark. in the year 1982 to 1986, restoration project took place.

On September 20, 1986, Nagcarlan Underground Cemetery was formally opened to the public as National Historical Landmark.

The Underground Cemetery is free admission and operated from Tuesdays to Sundays from 8:00AM to 4:00PM

How To Get to Nagcarlan Underground Cemetery:

From San Pablo Cathedral, take a jeepney going to Nagcarlan. It will pass through the Underground Cemetery. It takes less than an hour to reach the place and you will not get lost because it's just along the highway and the driver will drop you off in front of it. The jeepney costs you P25.00/head.



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