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Hanging coffins are coffins which have been placed on cliffs. They can be found in various locations, including China and the Philippines. In China, they are known as Xuanguan which also means “hanging coffin”. Hanging coffins are an ancient funeral custom of some minority groups, especially the Bo people of southern China. Coffins of various shapes were mostly carved from one whole piece of wood. Hanging coffins either lie on beams projecting outward from vertical faces such as mountains…

Wuyi Mountain - The mysterious hanging coffins of China are located in the Fujian Province. It is an ancient Asian funeral custom. They are said to appear in the Chinese history, as early as in the Zhou Dynasty