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
Part one of my summer research experience in the Philippines. Shot from the province of Laguna.
In celebration of Independence Day, we give you these under-the-radar destinations that will take you on the best journey yet—back in time.
Old places have souls, but none as palpable as those found in landmarks of great historical importance. These places are mute but great storytellers; stationary yet the closest thing to a time machine you'll ever experience. Whether you're a history buff or a curious traveler, you can know more about the Philippines—its past tragedies, triumphs, and defeats—by going beyond the trite Luneta or National Museum. Although relatively less popular, thes ...
The thing with Laguna is that it does none of those long, white powdery beaches. But the province, known more as the birthplace of national hero Dr. Jose Rizal, certainly makes up for what it lacks.
Laguna is so close to Metro Manila one can simply hop on to the next bus leaving for Sta. Cruz, the capital, for a quick weekend breather.
From Cubao, Quezon City, hourly bus trips from HM Transport Inc.'s terminal start as early as 3 a.m. up to
10 p.m. daily. One-way fare costs P149.50. Buses of DLTB Bus Co. leave its terminal on Gil Puyat Avenue in Manila for Laguna.
The Inquirer did ...
Laguna is one of the tourist destinations in southern Luzon because it is just a two hour travel from Manila. This province has the great combination of historical sites and nature that attract tourist from the Metro and other nearby provinces. First, Bunga falls located in Nagarlan, Laguna. According to the residents, there were plenty of bettle nut (bunga in local dialect) in the area, so they derived the name of this water falls from this vine.
Mt. Romelo and the Buruwisan falls are one of the top tourist spots in Laguna. Hiking to Romelo's camp site, river and water falls is always ch ...
A few days before Valentine's Day this 2017, instead of sulking over the fact that I have no V-Day date (for the 7th consecutive year), I opted to join a group of nature-enthusiasts for a weekend getaway in Laguna.
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:
TREK MOUNT MABILOG:
BALSA CRUISE at YAMBO LAKE:
SWIM at BUNGA TWIN FALLS:
VISIT at the UNDERGRAOUND CEMETERY:
Don't be a wasted soul, be 'juan'derlust. Take it easy ebri'juan'.
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 ...