Top Historical Places in Baguio

Are you looking to explore the history of Baguio through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Baguio including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Baguio. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Baguio ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Baguio, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Baguio for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Baguio with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. The Mansion

    Tags: Architecture , Heritage Building, Mansion

    Formerly called the Mansion House, this stately building was built in 1908 and served as a summer house for U.S. Governor-Generals. It was destroyed in 1945 during the battle for the liberation of the Philippines and later beautifully restored. Although visitors are not allowed inside the house, the property and its grounds make for great photographs. Within the compound and adjacent to the Man...Read more
  2. Our Lady Of Lourdes Grotto

    Tags: Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    The grotto is a catholic shrine that is a favorite pilgrimage site for Filipinos especially during Holy Thursday and Good Friday. The only two ways to access the top of the grotto is by climbing the 252 steps or by driving a light vehicle through a winding, narrow and steep road. Devotees who go up to the grotto to pray usually light up a candle at the altar. There are a number of vendors at th...Read more
  3. Our Lady Of Atonement Cathedral

    Tags: Religious Site, Cathedral

    Baguio Cathedral is actually named as our lady of the atonement Cathedral. It is a Roman Catholic cathedral which is dedicated to Virgin Mary. Twin Spires, exclusive pink exterior, and windows of stained glass attract the visitors of this cathedral. Baguio Cathedral served as an evacuation center during 2nd World War. To be a part of the regular prayers, teachings and sermons; performed in this...Read more
  4. Bell Church

    Tags: Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    A hidden gem of Baguio city, Bell Church is a Taoist temple that is known to be one of the most peaceful places in the city. A striking pagoda and beautifully landscaped gardens soothe the soul even before you enter the temple. Bells, dragons and flags welcome you to this Chinese temple that is calmly spiritual and incredibly tranquil. There is even a lotus pond that adds to the beauty of this ...Read more
  5. Bell House - Camp John Hay

    Tags: Historical Site

    The Bell House was named after Gen.J.Franklin Bell who was sent to Philippines during the Philippine-American War. Bell was instrumental in transforming Camp John Hay into a major military resort. The Bell House was once the vacation home of the Commanding General of the Philippines and now has been converted to a modern museum of old architecture and lifestyle. There are picturesque gardens su...Read more