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Address: Sagada, Luzon, Philippines
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To know part of Sagada's rich history, culture, and heritage, Lumiang Burial Cave is a great starting point. There you will learn how they respect their dead. If you have lower... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Isabela
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115 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To know part of Sagada's rich history, culture, and heritage, Lumiang Burial Cave is a great starting point. There you will learn how they respect their dead. If you have lower body problems, you may find going there a bit of a problem. It is a good thing however that they installed railings. Before, it was even more challenging, especially... More 

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Thank Legend H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to challenge yourself go in! It's a 4 hour walk of unending testing of self confidence. Truly, the tour guide was so helpful so the jorney was made slighly easy. Make sure to stretch before going in because you'll have to use your body's flexibility and stregth throughout the course. And of course, you will get dirty.... More 

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Zaragoza, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a cave with lots of coffins, some over 400 years old.No have to go far to see the coffins because are near the surface....some of the coffins are partially open so you can see bones inside.....these burials are an ancient local custom. Very easy to visit

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was absolutely amazing caving here. You can find beautiful natural rock formations inside. I did the longer cave route - you go in from Lumiang Cave and come out from Sumaging Cave. This is a bit more difficult than the smaller route. Note: --You must go inside with a guide. or you will most definitely get lost in the... More 

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quezon city
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its about 10-15mins walk downhill to the cave mouth from the road, and about 45mins uphill going back the road for me since I need to take a rest going up lol. The cave entrance is huge where you can see the coffins on the side and some on top, its a sacred place for me with respect to those... More 

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Baguio, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 433 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

It was so challenging to do the cave connection. We had our tour guide from saggas, it cost us 800 (400/head). We entered from Lumiwang Burial Cave and will exit in Sumaguing Cave (cave connection). Before entering the Lumiang Cave, the coffins were placed just near the entrance. The guide said that those were the coffins of children and babies... More 

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Manila
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

This was my first time in a cave. Ever. It was challenging and exhilarating, being claustrophobic and having a terrible fear of heights. I did the cave connection, entering from Lumiang cave and exiting from Sumaguing which was a wonderful experience. It took our group about 5 odd hours to traverse. I can honestly say that it has had an... More 

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angeles city
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

you dont need a guide to get there, but be very careful and dont go into the cave. you go down maybe 300 meters on cement stairs and rocks from the main road. at the cave entrance you can see many very old coffins from the floor to the ceiling, get pictures but dont remove anything from the coffins or... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Standing there at the mouth of Lumiang cave, with barely a light coming through and surrounded by coffins, it felt kind of creepy. But it was an enlightening experience. Definitely not something you should miss. Listen to the guides, the stories they tell are remarkable.

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Since we did'nt make it to the last time of the trip allowed (4pm) for the cave connection tour, wenjust did the short cave course but still passed by the lumiang cave entrance. Coffins can also be seen at the mouth of the cave and you'll be amaze by the mere entrance of the cave. It's scary and amazing at... More 

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