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Heroes' Cemetery

Taguig, 1630 Metro Manila, Philippines

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About Heroes' Cemetery

Officially known as Libingan ng Mga Bayani is a  resting place for Philippine military personnel from privates to generals who served during World War II, it eventually became designated as the official place of burial for deceased Philippine presidents, national heroes, patriots, National Artists and National Scientists.


Attractions near Heroes' Cemetery

An army museum which was established in 1979 within the premises of Bonifacio fort in Taguig. It exhibits include various specimens of decommissioned artillery, tanks and armored personnel carriers. The indoor exhibits include galleries of uniforms, weapons, colors, and displays on various Philippine Army campaigns. As of 2018, an addition to the latter features the Battle of Marawi.

Manila American Cemetery & Memorial2.51km from Heroes' Cemetery

The Manila American Cemetery and Memorial in the Philippines occupies 152 acres on a prominent plateau, visible at a distance from the east, south and west. It contains the largest number of graves of our military dead of World War II, a total of 17,184, most of whom lost their lives in operations in New Guinea and the Philippines. The headstones are aligned in 11 plots forming a generally circular pattern, set among masses of a wide variety of tropical trees and shrubbery.

Philippine Air Force Aerospace Museum2.56km from Heroes' Cemetery

This is a military museum of the AFP that was earlier founded as Marcos Museum on May 02, 1974. This world-class facility of the PAF is a heritage and a science and technology museum built to honor heroes and airmen of the PAF. The museum displays Philippine military aviation history and related aerospace science exhibits.

The Shrine of St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus is a Roman Catholic church located in Pasay, Philippines, across the main entrance of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3. Dedicated to Saint Thérèse de Lisieux, the church is classified as a diocesan shrine governed by the Military Ordinariate of the Philippines.

A Catholic church located at Barangay Santa Ana, Taguig. The church houses the Museo De Sta. Ana, which contains religious relics and repository of artifacts detailing the rich religious culture and history of Taguig since 1857. The structure of the church follows the barn-style Baroque architecture design "with its very defined articulation of both vertical and horizontal bays topped by a simple triangular pediment."

Simborio3.48km from Heroes' Cemetery

An old dome-shaped structure which was built during the 18th century inside the  Sta. Ana Cemetery in Taguig in the Philippines. The dome's walls were made of stone and its diameter measures 12 meters. A small cross is situated on top of the dome.  Some minor renovations were done to the Simborio in 1980 and 1993.

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The city is located on the eastern shores of Manila Bay. The Pasig River flows through the middle of the city, dividing it into the north and south sections. It is home to many historic sites, some of which were built during the 16th century.