Starting with Burnham Park, the traditional venue of the city's numerous festivities and the oldest of all Baguio parks.
Baguio Cathedral, one of the familiar landmarks in Baguio.
Botanical Garden, also called the Igorot village, it features native hut typical of Cordilleras architecture.
Mines View Park, appropriately named for its breathtaking view of mountain ranges and Baguio's "mineral bowl" where gold, silver and other curio items.
... More /> Kennon Road, the shortest and the most scenic highway linking Baguio and the lowlands.
The imposing and impressive Baguio Mansion House, which has housed a long list of Filipino presidents and American governor-generals.
This is only a small list of the beauties of the city: many others are waiting for you if you decide to spend some time in Baguio.
The city is one of the few places in the Philippines blessed with a cool climate.
On average, Baguio is at least eight degrees cooler than any place in the lowlands. No surprise then that Baguio is considered the "summer capital" of the country.
In the early 19th century the Spaniards, during their long occupation of the area, were able to establish order, built churches and schools, made trails and introduced ... More coffee.
The arrival of the Americans at the beginning of 1900 spurred development in Baguio. Their best administrators and teachers were fervent boosters and promoters: Worcester, Wright, Forbes, Pack, Barrows, Eckman and others who together with Filipinos committed to make the place heaven.
The events of the Second World War stalled all development, leaving Baguio in total devastation. However, the war changed course and on September 3, 1945, General Yamashita formally surrendered to the Americans and the city immediately set to the task of rehabilitation.
Baguio today is a wonderful and modern city, performing a multiplicity of roles, as an educational, trade, tourism and administrative centre.
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