Baguio Cathedral | Things to do in -Baguio City

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Baguio City 275
Standing on Mary Hill, Baguio Cathedral is the largest Catholic church in the city and is the center of religious activities throughout the year. Its rose-colored facade and twin spires depicts the style of neo-gothic architecture. The cathedral's structure was the brainchild of CICM (Congregatio Immaculati Cordis Mariae) Priest, Architect and Engineer, Rev. Leo Valdemans. Generous donations helped finish the parish which was only partially built in 1924. In dedication to the Blessed Virgin Mary, the parish was dubbed Our Lady of Atonement Cathedral. Enduring many plights, the Cathedral once served as an evacuation site during the Japanese occupation period in World War II. It also underwent rehabilitation after the traumatic earthquake that struck Baguio in 1990.
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Address: Mount Mary, Baguio City
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Nearby attractions

Session Road
0.26 km away

Session Road marks Baguio's center of commercial activity. It is home to many savvy restaurants, bars, surplus boutiques (ukay-ukay), hotels, bakeries, movie houses, and drugstores. Covering from Luneta Hill to Baguio City Market, Session Road was named after the First Session of the Second Philippine Commission as its path led to its venue, the Baden Powell Hall.

Baguio Public Market
0.32 km away

A must-visit before leaving the city, Baguio Public Market is located right at the lower end of Session Road and behind the Maharlika Center. It is here where visitors can buy souvenirs and handicrafts made in Baguio and Benguet Province.

Burnham Park
0.55 km away

Named after Daniel H. Burnham, the American architect who mapped the urban blueprint for Baguio City, Burnham Park is a 33 hectare garden of child-like amusement. Burnham Lake, which sits at the heart of the park, is busy with activities like boating (P200, up to 8 people) and paddle-boating (P150, up to 5 people), with an optional boatman (P50). Other activities in the park include biking (P40-50/hour) and photoshoot in tribal costumes (P10/shot). There's also the skating rink, the Orchidarium, and the Athletic bowl.

Things to do nearby

The Haunted Baguio Tour
Walking tour
1.80 km away

A dark comedic history adventure with a spine-chilling twist awaits you! Bring your family and friends and prepare yourselves for an exciting one-of-a-kind experience you will never forget.

Where to stay

Benguet Prime Hotel Baguio
Hotels and homes
0.16 km away

Prime Hotel is located at the heart of Baguio City. Relax and enjoy Baguio's famous tourist destination and immerse yourself in Baguio's cool and gentle climate.

Hotel Veniz Session Road
Hotels and homes
0.20 km away


City Center Hotel
Hotels and homes
0.23 km away

As the first business hotel at the heart of Baguio City, it offers corporate & leisure travelers the convenience & comfort that they are looking for. Providing warm hospitality across 4 floors, City Center Hotel is equipped with every convenience to make your stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible. With its immediate vicinity at city center, the hotel is a perfect place to stay as it offers easy access to the mall, parks, market, restaurants and night pubs. It also gives the best view of the flower parade during the Panagbenga Festival.
Excitingly different and aesthetically pleasing, City Center Hotel surrounds itself with functional amenities and technology suited to a business traveler. Having its own restaurant and function room, the hotel is a perfect place for having business lunches, private dinners or even corporate conferences. City Center Hotel is in the heart of the modern district of Baguio City, where the pace is fast and where both business and vacation are invigorating experiences.

Getting there and around

Mount Mary, Baguio City

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