Bizarre burial Grounds in The World

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They are certainly closer to heaven than had they been buried six feet under.

For 2,000 years the Igorot people of Sagada in the Philippines have practised a unique ritual which involves placing their deceased loved ones inside coffins that are attached to a near vertical cliff face in Echo Valley.

The Igorot people believed that this protected the dead from flooding and animals, blessed the soul for eternity and provided quicker passage to heaven.

How did the corpse fit int he small casket? Read on to know what they have to do.

Bizarre burial Grounds in The World

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