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Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto

| Mirador Hill, Baguio, Luzon, Philippines
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Ranked #7 of 38 Attractions in Baguio
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
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English first
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

From the foot of the stairs, we have climbed it up up to the top where the Lady is standing. Offered prayers for every one mostly for the family members. As we descend down, we came across a souvenir shop and got hold of some items.

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Manila, Philippines
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165 reviews 165 reviews
89 attraction reviews
212 helpful votes 212 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Located on top of a hill some kilometers outside of Baguio City proper, the shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes can be reached after more than 200 steps from the base. Generally recommended for religious purposes, there's not much this place can offer to tourists - the view of the city was not even visible because of pine trees -... More

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Delta, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I like the solemnity of the area. It will take you over a hundred of stairs to go up (I forgot how many) but you can always drive up the hill and park close to the grotto itself and avoid the tedious stairs. Igorot Natives posing for pictures with tourists for a minimal amount is worth a consideration after the... More

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quezon city
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

They said there were 252 steps but we lost track of counting when we reached the second flight of stairs. Try stopping at each flight and take in the view of Baguio City. Do not forget to pray.

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Makati, Philippines
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The church is under going major renovation. We opted not to go inside since we have an infant with us. Although, they still conduct mass despite the renovation

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San Francisco, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Unless you are a local, save yourself time and don't come here. There's no grotto. It's basically a small shrine to which you have to walk over 200 steps. The views are almost non-existant as there are too many trees on the hill. Unless you want to go for religious purposes, skip.

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Singapore, Singapore
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I cannot add more than to say this is a MUST visit when in Baguio! ... period. One can either start the steps walk up right at the beginning or be driven up till the 3/4 mark & walk a short distant before climbing up the steps to the top where the Grotto is. Roses & candles can be bought... More

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Fredericia, Denmark
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

My family went here to pay their respect and light a candle. We do not regret. What a nice, clean and beautiful place. It's taken good care of. Make sure you find the cheap parking at the middle of the stairs. Will save you some money for sure.

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Quezon City
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This attraction is best experienced on foot. For Catholics, it is a must to climb the stairs leading to Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto and profess your spirituality and religiosity. It is a little close to 2 kms from Burnham Park via Naguilian Road. If you ask me, it is better to walk to the base of the grotto than... More

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Norwich, Connecticut
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is a " stairway to heaven ", there are 195 steep steps to climb to reach the top. I noticed a lot of visitors who came here were blind. Once I reached the top, I felt blessed. The " Lady of Lourdes " ( Mother Mary ) statue is there, u can light a candle and pray. Overall it... More

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