It is known for apparitions of a white lady and haunted houses which were built during the Spanish Era (1800s).
New Manila has an abundance of balete trees, which, according to legend, is a favorite spot of wandering spirits and other paranormal beings.
Paranormal experts believe that the white lady was raped by Japanese soldiers during the Second World War, which differs from the movie.
Witnesses of the white lady, advise motorists to avoid the street at night, especially if they are alone. If it is necessary to travel the route, they advise that the backseat of the car is fully occupied and that no one should look back or look in any mirrors.
The apparition wears a night gown, has long hair but has no face or one covered with blood.