Nagcarlan Cemetery

Nagcarlan, Laguna

The Nagcarlan Underground Cemetery (Filipino: Libingan sa Ilalim ng Lupa ng Nagcarlan) is a national historical landmark and museum in Barangay Bambang, Nagcarlan, Laguna supervised by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines.

It was built in 1845 under the supervision of Franciscan priest, Fr. Vicente Velloc as a public burial site and its underground crypt exclusivel ...

y for Spanish friars, prominent town citizens and members of elite Catholic families. It is dubbed as the only underground cemetery in the country.

Nagcarlan Underground Cemetery News

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  • Nagcarlan Fun Laguna

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    I have actually been joining random groups of people since the 1st week of January for some weekend climbs and more.

    So here are the things we did in Nagcarlan to have fun:


    Don't be a wasted soul, be 'juan'derlust. Take it easy ebri'juan'.

  • NHCP Opens Underground Cemetery Museum In Nagcarlan Laguna

    The Natural Historical Commission of the Philippines had recently opened the Museo ng Libingan sa Ilalim ng Lupa in Nagcarlan, Laguna, last Friday, January 6.

    Officials of the NHCP, Professor Regalado Trota Jose, Chief Archivist of the University of Santo Tomas; with Ludovico Badoy, NHCP acting Executive Director and Mayor Nelson Osuna of Nagcarlan led the inauguration of the Nagcarlan Underground Cemetery Museum after some restoration works to preserve the area, although small compared to other historical landmarks, were finished.

    The museum features a brief history of the Nagcarlan und ...

  • A Hidden Laguna Gem Exploring History Nature In Nagcarlan

    The superstitious fear going to the Nagcarlan Underground Cemetery due to the supposed presence of spirits which can follow unwitting visitors home. However, to conservationists, it remains a rare place which must be treasured for its uniqueness and role in history.

    A tiled stairway with an intricately decorated banister leads visitors from the charming, well-preserved church into an underground chamber hearkening to European catacombs.

    Some of the niches in the walls still held the remains of people important to the town of Nagcarlan, but others were empty—the remains moved to other c ...

  • The 171-year Old Nagcarlan Underground Cemetery

    Location: Barangay Bambang, Nagcarlan, Laguna, Philippines

    Note: This is a part of my 2-day Pandin-Yambu twin-lake tour, Liliw shopping spree and food trip, attending holy mass at Liliw Church, overnight at Liliw Resort, religious visit to Nagcarlan Church and historic tour to Nagcarlan Underground Cemetery.

    This landmark is truly a gem of Nagcarlan as it has its own charm and mysticism. While Camiguin de Mindanao has its Sunken Cemetery as one of its historical and cultural tourist destinations, this one is another kind of its own. Truly this one has a significant historical value to th ...