Mines View Park is an overlook park on the northeastern outskirts of Baguio City in the Philippines. A ridge located at the extreme northeast side of the city, past The Mansion and Wright Park, Mines View Park boasts of a spectacular view of Benguet's gold and copper mines and the Cordillera mountains.
The main attractions in Mines View Park nowadays would be the commercial activit ...
ies such as the souvenir and silverworks stores by the park. The one especially worth visiting is Rimando's, that offers the best carved artifacts, on the Gibraltar side.
Tourists also have a chance to get dressed in full Cordillera regalia -- bahag, shield and spear for the men, tapis for the ladies, vests and headdresses for both.
A visit to Mines View Park would not be complete without a stop at the Good one can buy strawberry and ube jams, peanut and cashew brittle and other goodies. They also have a very nice view deck with the vista of the mountains of the Cordillera range as a backdrop for photos.
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Called the "City of Pines," its particularly popular in summer due to unusually cooler weather.
Now that Panagbenga Festival is nearly approaching , you might consider giving Baguio a quick tour during the festival. Baguio has so many great places to offer and some of which can be access for free. So after witnessing the colorful street dances and grand float parades, you might consider visiting these places in Baguio.
This was the last destination that we visited before we ended our first half adventure in Baguio. If you are hunting to purchase local souvenir items and food delicacies, then this is the best place for you. The park wasnt that big though but you could find several stalls that sells those things that you would like to bring home. Colorful haired color horses for picture taking were also available. If you would like to take a photo wearing the ancestral costumes of the locals, you could borrow them with a small fee.
Summer! The sun is out, clear skies, cool sea breeze, and a good beach tan is just beautiful. Most people would definitely book a trip to the beach and that's what I habitually do. But this summer, I have changed course and went to the distant mountains of the Philippines to have a different summer experience.
Day 1: MANILA TO BANAUE
We started an early flight from Cebu to Manila, it was 45 mins. to an hour flight. Our driver met us at the airport and we headed to get some breakfast before the long road trip started. The trip to Banaue from Manila was more or less 13 hours drive. It sho ...
Being a part of a tribe means having distinct beliefs, practices, rituals and even clothing. Most of these ethnic groups are rich in culture and traditions. However, some people view them as inferior because of living differently from civilization.
There are tribes in Mountain Province of The Cordillera ranges called Igorot, whose culture is one of the most distinct in the Philippines. They have their own unique costume that makes them distinctive from other tribes in the Philippines. And what we don't know is that their costume reflects their personalities, way of life, culture, religious ...
The day after visiting The Strawberry Farm, we were off to an early start to visit Mine's View Park. It had been rainy the day before so we were hoping that the fog would lift up so we could see a clear view and take good pictures. Fortunately, there was only a slight drizzle when we traveled from the hotel.
We got there before 8AM and we thought that we would have to wait until after 8AM to get inside the park but we were told that we could already go inside. This made us quite happy as we could explore the place without any other visitors around.
Of course, the first thing to do was fo ...