Top 10 Must-See Attractions in Baguio City

By on August 29, 2014



Baguio City is the most favorite especially during summer. It has temperature 10 degrees below than the average temperature in most cities in the Philippines. At high elevation, Baguio gets a chilling surrounding. While other cities and provinces in the Philippines gets extreme warm temperature, people in Baguio enjoys a good summer in a different way. When locals need a retreat from bustling and busy city life, Baguio is usually at the top of the list.

So if you’re wondering, what are the top places to visit in Baguio, here’s a deal for you:

10. The Philippine Military Academy. If you’re thinking, what are you going to do there? We’ll there’s a lot to see. It is just the training ground for the military students but it’s also one of the most visited spot among local tourist. It’s has an excellent view plus an awesome landscape. There is a souvenir shop so if you want to have a pasalubong for your friends and family on your way back home then it’s also a good chance to get it at a very affordable prices. They have an excellent tree house there.PMA Baguio City
9. Burnham Park. When we talk of Baguio, Burnham Park is what we always imagine. It is located in the middle of the city. Almost a walking distance from many hotels & restaurant around. Close to the market, SM shopping center. It is an excellent place to relax, have a picnic, meet with friends and go biking around. The park is just amazing, well-maintained and the surrounding is definitely picturesque. The main attraction in Burnham park is the man-made lake where you can go for a swan ride. It’s very enjoyable and lots of fun. Lovers should visit here, excellent dating place to just stroll around and enjoy the moment.burnham park baguio city
8. Session Road. This road is just like Colon St. in Cebu City. Very busy but it’s clean. If you want to go on Ukay Ukay shopping, there are many stores as well as nice restaurants.session road baguio city
7. Camp John Hay. Nice garden and be enchanted strolling around.camp john hay baguio city
6. Tam-awan Village.An excellent place where you can experience an authentic Igorot experience. You can climb up to some of the houses and see how they live. It will help you understand the cultures of the Cordilleras.tam-awan village baguio city
5. Botanical Garden.This is a place you should never miss if you are in Baguio City. There are beautiful flowers and an amazing green surrounding. It’s very relaxing and totally an excellent photo opportunity.baguio botanical garden
4. Ifugao Woodcarver’s Village.You will definitely love this place. In this village, you will learn more of the Ifugao culture and their interests. When you look at their way of living, you’ll be amazed and enjoy. You will appreciate how skilled and talented those artists in wide range of wood carving products.baguio city woodcarver's village
3. Wright Park How about horse back riding in the famous Wright Park in Baguio City? Does that sound to interest you? Come on, have a try. No question, you’ll enjoy it.wright park
2. Mines View Park.If you have cameras and love photography, get your tripod and wide angle lenses to capture the amazing view. Some people won’t leave Baguio City if they hadn’t visited Mines View Park yet.mines view park baguio city
1. The Mansion is the official summer residence of the President of the Philippines. You can’t go inside but you can enjoy taking as much photo as you want plus the ambiance is exemplary. Across the gate, you can find the Wright Park.the mansion baguio city

Whatever your plans on the Fun Things to do in Baguio City, make sure you always have your enthusiasm and a sense of adventure. You will enjoy this place as everyone did. And remember, when you leave baguio, leave with happy memories and smile. That once in your life, it’s an important part of you being happy. ūüôā

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