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Baguio City


The City of Baguio ; Filipino: Lungsod ng Baguio) is a highly urbanized city in northern Luzon in the Philippines. Baguio City was established by Americans in 1900 at the site of an Ibaloi village known as Kafagway. Baguio City was designated by the Philippine Commission as the Summer Capital of the Philippines on June 1, 1903 and incorporated as a city by the Philippine Assembly on September 1, 1909. Baguio is the seat of government of the Cordillera Administrative Region. The name of the city is derived from the word bagiw in Ibaloi, the indigenous language of the Benguet Region, meaning 'moss'. The city is at an altitude of approximately 1500 meters (5100 ft) in the Luzon tropical pine forests ecoregion conducive to the growth of mossy plants and orchids. Baguio City has become the center of business and commerce as well as the center of education in the entire Northern Luzon.

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  • DNSA Terrace, Robert Arlyn (guest) wrote 8 days ago:
    We have had the pleasure of staying at the DNSA Terrace in Baguio City Philippines on six different occasions. Ranging from 3 week stays to 2 months. I am from the USA and met and married my wife from Philippines in 2010. My wife stayed there for over two years. My testimonial here is written upon my positive experience at the DNSA Terrace. The Terrace has excellent service and the rooms and surroundings are very clean and well maintained. The rooms have tile floors and comfortable beds and gorgeous furniture. The bathroom is tiled with a spacious shower. The rooms have at least two sinks and optional TV, Internet, and kitchen appliances. The halls and stairs are decorated with wooden doors and trim with beautiful handmade artwork lining the walls. The staff is always available and quick to help with requests. They also have a van service that can accommodate traveling to and from the Airport. Jeetney and Taxi's are plentiful for local travels. We always enjoyed the super views from our rooms and from the rooftop which has a huge multipurpose area outside with a gorgeous styled roof and beautiful plants. Again the view is awesome. If your looking for a place to stay for a short or long time, We Highly Recommend DNSA Terrace in Baguio Philippines where you can feel and experience the Philippine lifestyle and beautiful surroundings. Sincerely, Robert and Arlyn Dismore from Washington State - USA.
  • Barangay Irisan Dumpsite, Art Tibaldo wrote 1 month ago:
    The place is now the Baguio City Eco Park
  • Marciana Villa, Eileeny Ukay Ukay wrote 1 month ago:
    My Lola owns marciana villa txt me for reservations
  • Good Shepherd Convent, Jonathan Maldupana wrote 2 months ago:
    Civet Coffee!
  • Ketchup, Jonathan Maldupana wrote 2 months ago:
    You have to try their Pinakbet with Bagnet, the best!
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