Baguio is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Baguio one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Baguio is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Baguio or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Baguio. Explore the historical monuments of Baguio with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Baguio guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Baguio page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Baguio landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Baguio.
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Romulo Drive, Baguio, Benguet, Philippines
11:00 am - 02:00 pm
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 photograp...
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Dominican Hill Road, Baguio, 2100 Benguet, Philippines
07:00 am - 07:00 pm
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...
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Session Road, Baguio City, Philippines
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Session Road is the main thoroughfare of the city and the center of Baguio's commercial establishment. This is where most of the big department stores, banks, movie houses, and bazaars are located. There are also some hotels, bakeries, restaurants, newspaper stands, bookstores, boutiques, cafes, and studios along Session Road.
Session road is the m...
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Mount Mary, Cathedral Loop, Baguio, 2600 Benguet, Philippines
06:00 am - 07:00 pm
One of Philippines most stunning architectural structures and easily Baguio City's most magnificent building, Our Lady of Atonement Cathedral is an important landmark , not just for its aesthetic beauty but also because of its rich history. Ornately decorated inside, it stands majestically atop Mount Mary Hill, with a wonderful bird's-eye view of S...
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Bell Church Road, Baguio, Benguet, Philippines
06:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 eve...
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Historical Precinct, Camp John Hay, Baguio, Luzon 2600, Philippines
08:00 am - 07:00 pm
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 ...