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List of haunted locations in the Philippines

One of the principal buildings housing internees at the Santo Tomas Internment Camp was the Education building (now UST Hospital building). Shanties and vegetable gardens can be seen near the building and the wall of the university compound is in the background.

There are several reportedly haunted locations in the Philippines. Reports of such haunted locations are part of ghostlore, which is a form of folklore. The entries are alphabetized within each province, and provinces are grouped according to the three main island regions: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.

Luzon

Metro Manila

Benguet

Baguio

Baguio, the largest city of Northern Luzon and a noted tourist destination, is said to be highly haunted. There are several haunted locations scattered throughout the city, such as cemeteries, old hotels, and other sites where structures used to stand until the 1990 Luzon earthquake destroyed them, injuring and killing the people inside. The city was also the site of some of the most brutal atrocities committed during World War II.[5][7][22][23][24] Such haunted locations include the following:

Bulacan

Cavite

Ruins of Corregidor's hospital, where sounds of footsteps and normal hospital activities have been heard.

La Union

Laguna

Pampanga

Quezon

Visayas

Iloilo

  • Central Philippine University - said to be haunted due to the atrocities committed by the Japanese in the place during World War II. Many Americans who founded the University were killed by the Japanese troops.

Negros Oriental

  • Silliman University - located in Dumaguete, the institution is reported to be haunted. Notable haunted structures include the Katipunan Hall as well as three dormitory buildings; Edith Carson Hall, Channon Hall, and Doltz Hall. Channon Hall was used by the Japanese Kempeitai as their headquarters and torture chamber while Katipunan Hall was formerly the Dumaguete Mission Hospital and the main hospital of Silliman as well as the general hospital of the entire Dumaguete area.

Siquijor

See also

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