Chinese Cemetery

Local name華僑義山
LocationManila, Philippines

The Manila Chinese Cemetery is the second oldest cemetery in Manila after La Loma Cemetery and was designated as the resting place for the Chinese who were denied burial in Catholic cemeteries during the Spanish colonial period. The cemetery was witness to many executions during World War II. Among them were Girl Scouts organizer Josefa Llanes Escoda, Filipino Brigadier General and hero during World War II and Boy Scouts of the Philippines charter member Vicente Lim, literary geniuses Rafael Roces and Manuel Arguilla, star athlete-turned-guerrilla spy Virgilio Lobregat, and Chinese Consul General Yang Guangsheng. Apolinario Mabini was also buried in the cemetery before his remains were transferred to Batangas in July 23, 1956.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manila_Chinese_Cemetery

Address (Unnamed Road), Manila, Philippines

Coordinates 14°37'58.379" N 120°59'2.248" E

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