Top Choice Museum in Baguio

St Louis University Museum

This museum in the campus library is run by Isekias 'Ike' Picpican, one of the country’s foremost authorities on the history and culture of the Cordillera people. You can spend hours examining the scores of weapons,…
Top Choice Museum in Baguio

BenCab Museum

This superb museum dedicated to the life, times and work of Benedicto Reyes Cabrera (BenCab) is as fascinating as the man who is its subject. The gallery is a mix of high glass panes slanting light into modern art c…
Church in Baguio

Bell Church

The Bell Church consists of several ornate, pagoda-roofed temples near the border of Baguio and La Trinidad. As places of worship go, this place has a couple of toes in Christianity and a big foot in China.
Arts Centre in Baguio

Tam-awan Village

Nine traditional Ifugao homes and two Kalinga huts were taken apart then reassembled on the side of a hill at the artist colony Tam-awan Village. Spending the night in one of these huts (single/double P500/1000) is …
Museum in Baguio

Baguio Mountain Provinces Museum

This thorough museum is a great introduction to the Igorot ('mountain people') of the Cordillera and also the harmful 'savage highlander'/'cultured lowlander' divide, introduced by the Spanish. Each display focuses …
Museum in Baguio

Emilio Aguinaldo Museum

More of a ‘repository of stuff’ as opposed to an inquisitive museum, this is nonetheless a good spot to gain some insight into the life and times of independence leader Emilio Aguinaldo. The main event is a collecti…
Park in Baguio

Maryknoll Ecological Sanctuary

As parks go, the Maryknoll Sanctuary, located about 25 minutes outside of downtown Baguio, is nice enough. There’s 2.8 hectares of preserved forest – pretty, peaceful if not particularly striking. What does wow us a…
Mountain Resort in Baguio

Camp John Hay

A Japanese internment camp for Allied prisoners of war, and then a US military rest-and-recreation facility, 246-hectare Camp John Hay has been reinvented as a mountain resort with restaurants, hotels, shops, a fant…
Market in Baguio

Night Market

Didn't realize Baguio was so cold? The Night Market is a great place to find a cheap used hoodie or raincoat.
Temple in Baguio

Baguio Buddhist Temple

This tough-to-find Buddhist temple is near the campus of St Louis University, and is located off Assumption Rd. There’s a 6m sitting Buddha and interesting views of the city-market area. The temple tends to attract …