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Taguig's 10 cemeteries open for ‘Undas’ 

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The Taguig City government announced that 10 public and private cemeteries will be open to the public from Oct. 29 for the observance of All Saints’ Day or “Undas”, according to a report by Manila Bulletin.

It will launch the “Oplan Undas 2022” to ensure safe and orderly visits of the public to cemeteries in the city.

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“Hinihikayat ang lahat na bumisita ng maaga upang makaiwas sa mga araw ng pagdagsa ng maraming tao, siksikan, traffic at maging ligtas mula sa COVID-19 (Everyone is encouraged to visit [cemeteries] early to avoid days where there are surge in the number of people, crowding, traffic and to be safe from Covid-19),” the city government said.

The city government urged people to bring their own water bottles as there will be water refilling stations in cemeteries.

The public is also urged to follow health protocols including wearing of face masks.

Seven public cemeteries in Taguig will be open from Oct. 29 to Nov. 2 from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. These are the Bagumbayan Catholic Cemetery, Imam Moh Kusin Memorial Park, Tipas Roman Catholic Cemetery, Hagonoy Catholic Cemetery, Taguig Public Cemetery, Tuktukan Cemetery, and Aglipay Cemetery.

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The Heritage Park Fort Bonifacio will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 29 and 30; 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Oct. 31; 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Nov. 1; and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 2.

The Garden of Memories Memorial Park and Chapels will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Oct. 29 and 30; 6 a.m. to midnight on Oct. 31; 6 a.m. to 6 a.m. on Nov. 1; and 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Nov. 2. Its columbarium will be open from Oct. 29 to Nov. 2 from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The Libingan ng mga Bayani will be open from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The city government said the following are prohibited in cemeteries:

  • Bringing or drinking alcohol
  • Smoking or vaping
  • Bringing firearms at pointed objects (knives, cutters etc.)
  • Loud music
  • Bringing toxic and flammable substances
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