12 Places to Visit in Baguio

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

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Baguio is a sure fire way to have a great time either with your family or your barkada. If you're planning to head up the City of Pines, here are some places you should consider visiting.

1. Mines View Park
Sure it's a "touristy" place but being a tourist once in a while is still fun. Enjoy the great view here and scour the many souvenir stalls for some pasalubong.

Mines View Observation Deck, Mines View, Baguio, Benguet
Mondays to Sundays -  5AM to 8PM

2. Cemetery of Negativism, Camp John Hay
Walk across the "lost cemetery" and laugh at the wordplay on the graves of less desirable traits. Try and leave all your bad vibes here too!

Loakan Road, Baguio City, Benguet
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3. Botanical Garden
This place surprised me. I loved the many many trees and how green the place is. It might be another one of those "overrated" attractions but it's actually quite nice here. And you know what, entrance is free!

37 Leonard Wood Rd, Baguio, Benguet
Mondays to Sundays - 6AM to 6PM
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4. Choco-late de Batirol
Combat the chilly weather with a steaming cup of traditionally prepared hot cocoa at this quaint cafe. The bittersweet chocolate would leave you all energized for more exploring!

Igorot Park, Camp John Hay, Baguio, 2600 Benguet
Mondays to Sundays - 7AM to 10PM
+63 916 375 6510

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5. Laperal White House
Inject a different kind of adventure on your trip by visiting this roadside attraction. Notorious for being haunted, this house is open to the public and now functions as a museum.

 Leonard Wood Rd, Baguio, Benguet
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6. Ben Cab Museum
If museums are your thing, head to this haven for the arts. It may be outside the city limits but you're sure to indulge in beautiful artworks and enjoy the picturesque surrounds of this museum.

6 Asin Rd, Tuba, Benguet
Tuesdays to Sundays - 9AM to 6PM
+63 74 442 7165

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7. Tam-awan Village
Get an appreciation for indigenous art over at the Tam-awan Village where faithful reconstructions of traditional houses are on display and are available for overnight stays. There's also a shop that sells works of local artists.

Long Long Benguet Rd, Baguio, Benguet
Mondays to Sundays - 9AM to 6PM
+63 74 446 2949
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8. Baguio Craft Brewery
Bring your friends over here for a fun night out. It's a nice, cozy place that serves some of the best craft beers this side of Luzon.

4 Ben Palispis Hwy, KM 4, Baguio, 2600 Benguet
Mondays to Fridays - 5PM to 1AM; Saturdays to Sundays - 1PM to 1AM
+63 74 620 2278

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9. Philippine Military Academy
Have a glimpse in the life of military men by visiting the PMA grounds. Check out also the military museum for interesting paraphernalia.

Loakan, Fort Gregorio del Pilar, Baguio, Benguet
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10. Te Quiero
For some great-tasting, inexpensive dining, head over to Te Quiero Tapas Bar and Restaurant. The food here is top-notch and the ambience too is very nice! I recommend the Callos and the salad!

117 A R. Villalon St, Baguio, Benguet
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11. Burnham Park
For a no-fuss, unhurried time, take a stroll at the Burnham Park. This might be a cliché destination but it works. Hang out with your travel buddies and just sip on some warm strawberry taho.

Jose Abad Santos Dr, Baguio, Benguet
Open 24 hrs

12. Easter Weaving
For some pasalubong, head over to this weaving center. They sell quality handwoven cloth and other items made from this material like bags, dresses, and scarves.

No. 2, Easter Rd, Guisad, Baguio, Benguet
Mondays to Saturdays - 8AM to 5PM
+63 74 442 4972
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For commuting directions to these placess, check out this helpful post.

Have you been to these destinations? What other Baguio attractions can you recommend?

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