Are you looking for a perfect Philippine summer destination? Well, there’s no need to look any further. Go, visit and explore the beauty of Baguio City. Baguio City, also known as the City of Pines is situated in Northern Luzon in the Philippines. Because of its cold weather and breezy ambiance, the city was pronounced as the Summer Capital of the Philippines on June 1, 1903.
The city has a lot to offer. It is rich not just in culture, but also of nature’s creations. It has a lot of landmarks and other tourist destinations that would really make you fall in love with the city on top of the mountain. Among the few travel destinations in Baguio City are:
Session Road. This is the where the commercial center of Baguio City is located. Session Road is popular since it is also the main avenue of the city.
Burnham Park. It is one of the many parks in Baguio City. It is situated in the center of the city. Thus, making it accessible to both its tourists and natives.
The Mansion. The Mansion is the official residence of the President of the Republic of the Philippines in Baguio City. It is situated along Carlos P. Romulo Drive.
Mines View Park. This park allows you to take a look at Benguet’s gold and copper mines and the Cordillera mountains. While at Mines View Park, you can enjoy shopping food, plants, and different items for remembrance.
The Lourdes Grotto. Many Catholics do not mind climbing a more than a hundred steps just to reach the grotto. It is one of the most sought after places for Catholics who visits the City of Pines.
The Baguio Botanical Garden. If you want to take a look at how the Igorot’s houses look like, then this is the place to be. Another main attraction in this place are the native Igorot themselves. Tourist can even take a picture with them, wearing their native dress.
Camp John Hay. This place used to be a rest and recreation facility of the American soldiers during the time they were here in Asia.
There are a few more tourist destinations in Baguio that you can visit. A day or two won’t be enough for you to explore all the beautiful places that this cold and beautiful city have. The next time you are looking for a place to unwind and take a breath of cold air, well, Baguio City is just there waiting for you.