Baguio is a blindingly charming mountain town on Luzon Island of Philippines. Beautifully tagged as the ‘ City of Pines’; this town comprising of famous universities and stunning resorts is a popular summer retreat owing to its exceptionally cool and soothing weather.
Baguio has anything and everything that a vacation seeker can ask for! Ranging from amazing and surreal topography, parks, gorgeous churches, stunning waterfalls and mansions- the list has it all.
Places to Explore:
Aptly named as “Summer Capital of Philippines”- Baguio is a perfect summer destination known for Burnham Park, Baguio Cathedral, Session Road, Camp John Hay and Wright Park etc. All these places have their own beauty and carry their own significant history and heritage.
Burnham Park is located at the heart of the city, sprawling over 32.84 hectares of land. This is quite a popular park and known for rose garden, skating rink, kids play area, Igorot garden, picnic grove, athletic bowl, Orchidarium, Japanese Peace Tower, Pine Trees of the World and Sunshine park.
This is a glamorous and majestic church named after Our Lady of Atonement Cathedral. Located atop the Mount Mary Hill, this is a rose colored edifice, comprising of twin spires. The church boasts of its stunning style, architecture and internal vibrant décor and offers a panoramic view of the entire city.To Know About,Visit Baguio gallery.
Session Road is the primary artery and heart of Baguio and the most crowded and bustling commercial area. The first session of Philippine Commission was held here- hence the nomenclature. Lined with retail outlets and corporate houses, this always crowded avenue is a perfect place for a chilled out stroll and lovely retail therapy. Comprising of well-appointed departmental stores, boutiques, bazaars, old movie houses and quaint cafes and eateries, this road is always a traveler’s pick.
Other popular tourist places in Baguio City are Camp John Hay, Mines View Park, Botanical Garden, Kennon Road, The Mansion and Bell Church etc.
Places to Stay and Eat Out:
From luxury to budget, Baguio has too many hotel options like The Manor, Baguio Country Club and Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Baguio, The Forest Lodge at Camp John Hay, Bloomfield Hotel, Hotel Veniz and The Golden Pine.
Baguio also offers splendid eat out options like Good Taste, Ketchup Food Community, and Café by the Ruins, Amare La Cucina and Mario’s Restaurant etc- serving delectable local as well as global cuisine.
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