HomeIloiloIloilo ProvinceWest Central IloiloCabatuanCabatuan Catholic Cemetery Built of gray stone, the Cabatuan cemetery was built by Fr. Juan Porras and was blessed on 4 February 1894. It is the only extant Spanish cemetery in the Philippines that is a perfect square. It is enclosed on all four sides by a solid limestone base with artistically-designed steel railing. Cabatuan Cemetery is the most maintained cemetery in the province. Facing the road to the poblacion, it has three entrances which were said to be the most simplest yet more realized versions of the neighboring cemeteries. The overall design is Romanesque with Gothic rosettes carvings, there is a huge octagonal baroque mortuary chapel or capilla at the center which was beautifully restored.Don’t leave yet. There’s more!Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment *Name * Email * Website ΔThis site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.