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LOOK: Manila South Cemetery on All Saints’ Day

/ 10:31 AM November 01, 2019

Queue at the entrance of the Manila South Cemetery for All Saints’ Day. Photo by Cathrine Gonzales / INQUIRER.net

MANILA, Philippines — As Filipinos commemorate All Saints’ Day, thousands started to flock to the Manila South Cemetery in Makati City on Friday to remember and visit the final resting place of their dearly departed loved ones.

As of 10 a.m., a total of 48,902 have visited the cemetery, the Manila Police District’s Advance Command Post said.

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Here’s a peek at the situation at the Manila South Cemetery:

Men and women are ordered to queue up separately at the entrance of the Manila South Cemetery. Photo by Cathrine Gonzales/INQUIRER.net

Flammable items such as rubbing alcohol, cologne, among others are prohibited inside the cemetery and will be confiscated by security personnel. Photo by Cathrine Gonzales/INQUIRER.net

The City of Manila’s public assistance tents at the Manila South Cemetery in Makati City. Photo by Cathrine Gonzales/INQUIRER.net

Wheelchairs are provided for persons with disabilities visiting their departed loved ones at the Manila South Cemetery. Photo by Cathrine Gonzales/INQUIRER.net

A volunteer fills a bottle with water at a water refilling station at the Manila South Cemetery. Photo by Cathrine Gonzales/INQUIRER.net

Visitors flock to the Manila South Cemetery on All Saints’ Day. Photo by Cathrine Gonzales/INQUIRER.net

Senior citizens, persons with disabilities, and their companions are prioritized at the entrance queue of the Manila South Cemetery. Photo by Cathrine Gonzales/INQUIRER.net

A volunteer announces safety messages and regulations at the entrance of the Manila South Cemetery. Photo by Cathrine Gonzales/INQUIRER.net

Medics stationed at the Manila South Cemetery to aid those who might encounter health issues as they visit the tombs of their departed ones. Photo by Cathrine Gonzales/INQUIRER.net

Firemen are stationed near the entrance of the Manila South Cemetery to immediately respond to possible fire incidents. Photo by Cathrine Gonzales/INQUIRER.net

The tomb of former President Elpidio Quirino at the Manila South Cemetery. Photo by Cathrine Gonzales / INQUIRER.net

Families visit the final resting place of their departed loved ones at the Manila South Cemetery. Photo by Cathrine Gonzales/INQUIRER.net

A blind man serenades visitors going to the Manila South Cemetery for the All Saints’ Day. Photo by Cathrine Gonzales/INQUIRER.net

Police officers are on standby at the Manila Police District’s Advance Command Post at the Manila South Cemetery. Photo by Cathrine Gonzales/INQUIRER.net

Cemetery-goers walk along the main road of the Manila South Cemetery. Photo by Cathrine Gonzales/INQUIRER.net

Relatives chat as they sit near the tomb of a departed loved one. Photo by Cathrine Gonzales/INQUIRER.net

Two children light up candles at the tombs of their departed relatives at the Manila South Cemetery. Photo by Cathrine Gonzales/INQUIRER.net

A figure of an angel lies near a pile of tombs at the Manila South Cemetery. Photo by Cathrine Gonzales/INQUIRER.net

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