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The Hanging Coffins Of Sagada

Sagada, Luzon, Philippines
+63 906 412 9816
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Unusual but true

Seeing the coffins hanging in the air makes you wonder what's the logic behind the unusual burying... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Las Pinas, Philippines
via mobile
Authentic burial in the sky

You wouldn't think that walking around cemeteries are creepy specially if you are greeted by crows... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Cut through the jungle and overgrowth of the Valley of Echoes to discover the mysterious hanging coffins of Sagada.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Sagada, Luzon, Philippines
+63 906 412 9816
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seeing the coffins hanging in the air makes you wonder what's the logic behind the unusual burying tradition. Just listen to the guide and you'll appreciate the reason for this sacred practice. Keep in mind that this is a solemn place so behave properly, keep...More

Thank akaong
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You wouldn't think that walking around cemeteries are creepy specially if you are greeted by crows atop the pine trees. But the trek is well worth the effort as the surrounding sight are awesome. As per rule you need first to register at the tourism...More

Thank EatME S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As we wanted to see the hanging coffins as well as take a hike we walked passed this and got the history of the hanging coffins There are more than one place with hanging coffins so make sure you have a good guide with you...More

Thank 333Helge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're planning to visit the Ifugao and the Mountain Provinces in Northern Luzon, I would suggest that you go, first, to Banaue and then from there you may proceed to Sagada. This is a very good alternative to the usual trip and holiday in...More

Thank CzarEmmanuel
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Great insight in the local practices and the differences between different religions. Especially interesting due to informal character and wealth of information of our guide Joan from the Treasure Rock Inn.

Thank Clutchman11
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Go and check it off your bucket list. We did the Adventure Trek it was challenging for me because I am out of shape but we'll worth it.

Thank Renee M
Reviewed 21 July 2017

i really don't know why, but i found peace in this place. i wish i can revisit it again this year. the place is so captivating. If you need a place to reminisce here it is: silence: exceeding peace;

Thank roydcs16
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

My husband is not one to sit around and veg out at the beach. We spent a few days visiting my family in San Juan, La Union. My husband likes to hike and he always wanted to see the hanging coffins in Sagada. So we...More

Thank Toni M
Reviewed 27 June 2017

It's not easy to get close at the Hanging Coffins, our guide who is local and having a difficulty to explain in Tagalog their history, but its worth it. Approx 45 mins walk to get there. Pass through a cemetery and down hill just to...More

Thank chax10
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

The local guides in sagada are really accommodating, there reAlly tell you the history of sagada and most of all the famous hanging coffins in sagada. If you're planning to here just remember that to register at the tourism office and grab your guide because...More

Thank Kara L
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brent eugene w
26 March 2017|
Response from Farn K | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry sir. But you commented on the wrong review with regards to the fees the guides are charging. In my review, i did not write any negative remarks about the prices charged by the guides. :)
Tim V
19 April 2016|
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Response from DomusLulu | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't recommend trying to do a tour from Banaue to Sagada in one day. You should stop in Bontoc and take in the wonderful museum (give it at least one hour) and then get to Sagada with a jeepney, and do a tour of the... More
dave w
31 July 2015|
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Response from Jeannard Jay T | Reviewed this property |
Manila baguio is around 400pesos then Baguio to Sagada is around 200-300pesos (bus fare)... travel from manila-baguio is 4-6hours (via bus), baguio-sagada is 6hours by bus through winding highland roads... the travel and... More