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About Baguio and its History



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Baguio City is a city known for its cooler climate and as such, has been dubbed as the "Summer Capital of the Philippines". Much of this urbanized city is built on uneven / hilly terrain, since it is located within the Cordillera Central mountain range of Northern Luzon, Philippines. Despite being highly commercialized, Baguio also has a lot to offer for nature lovers - it is known for its pine trees, and has its fair share of scenic parks.

Brief History

American Regime

During the American regime, Baguio was the residence of the American governor-general to escape the scorching heat of Manila. The Americans further developed the city by building parks and other establishments.

Modern Times

On 2009, Baguio celebrated its centenary.

Baguio History (Wikipedia)

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