name as the "Summer Capital of the Philippines" is one
of the cleanest and greenest cities in the country.
Baguio is one of the most visited tourist destination in
Asia. Situated in the mountains of the Cordillera
Region, 1,500 m above the sea, 250 km north of Manila,
Baguio is the place where you will enjoy the cool
climate all year round. Baguio is made for sightseeing
because of the attractive and lovely scenic views and a
number of magnificent tourist attractions. Baguio is a
perfect place to unwind yourself and is a perfect
Baguio is rich in natural resources especially gold and
silver. That is why Baguio is one of the gold-mining
region of the Philippines. Beautiful and exotic
handicrafts are also produce here.
Baguio is one of the popular golf destination in the
Philippines. The city is proud in its Baguio Country
Club and Camp John Hay. Baguio is also known to the
world because of its world class resort and is also the
biggest pine tree conservation area.
Cathedral: One of the city's religious landmarks
that is often visited by tourist and locals. The
twin-spire structure is so unique and superb. The
cathedral is set up on a hill that offers a magnificent
view of the whole place.
Baguio Country Club: The club has tennis court
and superb 18-hole golf course for it's members and
Botanical Garden: Features native huts typical of
Cordilleras architecture. This village within a village
captures the ethnic spirit and cultural legacy of the
Burnham Park: Prime tourist attraction in Baguio
which is located in the heart of the city. Burnham Park
is the traditional venue of the city's numerous
festivities. The park has many features. The man-made
lagoon is ideal for boat riders, a skating rink, an
athletic field and stadium, basketball and tennis
courts, a biking zone, tree-and-flower lined promenades,
and a plant market.
Camp John Hay: It is called Club John Hay today,
is formerly the recreational center of US personnel in
the Philippines. The Camp offers the best recreational
facilities in Baguio. It includes an 18-hole golf
course, six tennis courts, basketball and volleyball
courts, a six-lane bowling centre, a heated swimming
pool and seven food outlets. It also has beautiful
designed cottages and is a great place for relaxing and
Lourdes Grotto: One of the city's religious
landmarks that the shrine houses the image of the Lady
of Lourdes. You will to climb up the 252 steps to reach
the Grotto. Upon reaching the top, you will experience
and see the wonderful scenic view of the city.
Mines View Park: You can see and enjoy the
striking view of of Benguet's gold and copper mines and
the surrounding mountains in which is the main
attraction of the park.
Mummies of Kabayan: Fascinating archeological
treasures and discoveries in the town 82 km northeast of
Baguio where three well preserved mummies are estimated
500 years old. The bodies of these our ancestors are
placed in a capsule-shaped coffins and buried in caves
in high cliffs.
Philippine Military Academy: The school for
officer of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in which
is located in the surroundings of lush pine forests. A
Military Museum is found in the Academy.
The Mansion: The majestic mansion never fail to
enchant the tourist when visiting Baguio. Because of its
appealing landscaped gardensn rectangular pool and even
the gate are patterned after that London's Buckingham
Palace. The Mansion is the official summer residence of
the President of the Philippines.
You can also go to this wonderful and lovely places in
which are also Baguio's tourist attraction: Aguinaldo
Museum, Asin Hot Spring, Asin-an Sulfur Springs, Bell
Church, Bridal Veil Falls, Bued River Gorge, Ifugao
Woodcarvers Village, Wright Park and Kennon Road.