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
Attraction
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
Attraction
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
Attraction
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
₱800.00
Experience
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

Hotel Veniz Session Road
₱2595.00
Hotels and homes
0.20 km away

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Hotel 45 (Extension)
₱1680.00
Hotels and homes
0.35 km away

Hotel 45 is strategically located at Bagong Bayan St., Brgy. Salud Mitra upper Session Road near SM. Tourist destinations like Cathedral,Public Market,Maharlika and Burnham Park is just a walk away. Our Hotel personnel welcomes you with a warm smile. You will surely have a relaxing and worthwhile experience with the ambiance of our rooms. We have built in CCTV(24 hours) designed for your security. Mode of transportation is not a problem.

Hotel 45 (Main)
₱1456.00
Hotels and homes
0.35 km away

Hotel 45 is strategically located at Bagong Bayan St., Brgy. Salud Mitra upper Session Road near SM. Tourist destinations like Cathedral,Public Market,Maharlika and Burnham Park is just a walk away. Our Hotel personnel welcomes you with a warm smile. You will surely have a relaxing and worthwhile experience with the ambiance of our rooms. We have built in CCTV(24 hours) designed for your security. Mode of transportation is not a problem.

Getting there and around

Mount Mary, Baguio City

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