Information about Libingan ng mga Bayani
Libingan ng mga Bayani
Libingan ng mga Bayani is a national cemetery in Metro Manila, Philippines, located within Fort Andres Bonifacio (originally Fort William McKinley). It was founded in May 1947 as a fitting resting place for Philippine military personnel ranging from privates to generals who served during World War II, and it later became the official place of burial for deceased Philippine presidents, national heroes, patriots, National Artists, and National Scientists.
The Grave Service Unit (GSU), a unit of the Philippine Army Support Command of the AFP, administers and maintains the cemetery. Its goal is to offer burial and specialty services to departed military men and other individuals buried at the cemetery. The unit is capable of providing mortuary and memorial services to authorized personnel in addition to managing the cemetery and military grave site at Manila North Cemetery.
How to get there
From Quezon MRT, take the train to Magellanes MRT and then walk or ride a jeepney going to the cemetery.
Best time to visit
You can visit the cemetery any time of the day as it is open 24 hours.