Where in the world is this?
This is the hanging coffins in Sagada, Mountain Province. It is what Sagada is famous for, together with its cool weather, its caves, mountains, falls, views, culture, and people. The hanging coffins are found at the cliffs and caves of Echo Valley. The ethnic group of Sagada practiced this religious ritual as a form of ancestral worship or veneration. It is because they have this mysterious belief that the spirit of the dead members of the family continue to exist and make connections with the living. That is why when visiting these places, you need to be respectful and quiet.
“Disturbing the natural environment and ecology of the burial sites where the mummies were kept and preserved for centuries would not, in any way, help in the preservation of the mummies but instead push them into oblivion." - Isikias Picpican