guimbal old cemetery iloilo

Guimbal’s old cemetery was built during the mid or late 19th century along the highway, near Gibuangan. A stone wall decorated with ornate iron designs protect the sacred remains of Guimbalanons within.

A churchyard cemetery, claimed to be one of the earliest churchyard cemeteries in the Philippines, is reported to have existed in the south side of the present Roman Catholic church of Guimbal, unfortunately evidences or traces of its existence has not been thoroughly established.

guimbal old cemetery iloilo

Guimbal’s old cemetery was built during the mid or late 19th century along the highway, near Gibuangan. A stone wall decorated with ornate iron designs protect the sacred remains of Guimbalanons within.

A churchyard cemetery, claimed to be one of the earliest churchyard cemeteries in the Philippines, is reported to have existed in the south side of the present Roman Catholic church of Guimbal, unfortunately evidences or traces of its existence has not been thoroughly established.