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Baguio City: 8 Best Places To Visit

We wore an Igorot costume.

Baguio City is a wonderful city in the Philippines. It has a lot of places to visit, and they are all worth a visit! If you’re in the North Philippines, this is the place to go. Baguio City is situated in the Cordillera Administrative Region and is a popular tourist destination for its cool climate, rich culture, and accessibility. It’s known for being a retreat for rich people in the country. While it’s a great place to go for a short vacation, it’s also a great destination for a long-term stay if you want to pursue a career in teaching, medicine, or business. If this is your first time in Baguio, you’ll want to make sure to visit the famous tourist spots. Explore the city’s historical sites and sample its delicious local fare. So, here are the eight best places to visit in Baguio City:

The Mines View Park overlooks Baguio City and is located at the top of a hill. From the park, you get a great view of the city’s northern and western areas, as well as looking out over Baguio’s mountains. The park is a great place to watch the sunset or take a break from the city’s hustle and bustle.

At Mines View Park

2. Wrights Park

This park is a great place to get fresh air and be outside in nature.

Wrights Park in Bagui City

3. Burnham Park

Burnham Park is another popular park in the city. It features fountains, statues, trees and eateries, and souvenir shops, most notably Cafe By the Ruins, which serves famous Kape Barako coffee.

Burnham Park

4. Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto

Our Lady of Lourdes grotto, it is a replica of the one in France.

Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto

5. The Mansion House

The mansion house home of Mr. Wright now converted into a museum.

The Mansion House.

6. Botanical Garden

The Baguio Conservatory and Botanical Garden feature more than 3,000 plants from different parts of the world. The Conservatory is an educational facility that aims to promote plant cultivation and conservation.

An elder approached me at the Botanical Garden.

7. The Baguio Cathedral

The Baguio Cathedral is a gothic-style church located in the heart of Baguio City. It was built in the 1950s to replace a smaller, wooden church burned during World War II. Masses are held every day except on Thursdays from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm and Sundays from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. A small entrance fee is required to enter the cathedral while the rest of the grounds are open and free to the public.

Bagui Catheral in Baguio City.
Bagui Catheral in Baguio City.

8. Strawberry Farm

We also went to strawberry farms, where delicious strawberries are growing and made into strawberry milkshakes and other delicious treats.

Strawberry Farm in Benguet.

Conclusion

Travel is full of adventure and fun, but it also offers a great opportunity to learn and discover new things. With these stories, you can experience different cultures, learn about others, and broaden your view of the world. Travel will inspire you and shape you into the person you are meant to be.

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