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Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto

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Address: | Mirador Hill, Baguio, Luzon, Philippines
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Simple yet fun.

Physically tiring, too many steps. But feels good afterwards. Make sure you have water or hydrated before doing the steps. People around are nice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Get a taxi to the top and walk back down. Photo opportunity for native dress was fun if you like that sort of thing!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Physically tiring, too many steps. But feels good afterwards. Make sure you have water or hydrated before doing the steps. People around are nice.

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Paranaque, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

As devout Catholics, Filipinos never fail to always include a religious activity during their holiday. One such is the trek to visit Our Lady of Lourdes atop a hill by climbing 100++ steps. Nearing cardiac arrest, I successfully viewed the beautiful image which diminished all the pain in my knees and legs. After a moment of prayer, I climbed back... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Went here as it's close to our hotel. The steps can be tiring so be sure to bring water. There's some view on the top, and a shrine where you can pay homage and offer your prayers. There are also strawberry taho vendors on the way up -- try buying one!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

i thought all the while that I am not going to make it to the top, but I did...:) I used enough calories during my visit...:)

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Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Worth climbing 200+ steps... they have parking area walking distance from the altar... few good street foods and stores for souvenirs. Breath taking when you get to the top of the stairs and see the altar. very recommended if you'll be visiting Baguio.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

worth the tiring climbing of the stairs, as you reached the top you'll feel the peace and serenity... feeling close to God as if talking to him side by side with it... so enchanting

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

as i have said in my other reviews im the type of person who loves to go to religious places in the places that i visit.. the climb maybe tiring but it will be worth it when you reach the small shrine on top.. it may not be that grand but it is indeed solemn.. came here to gives thanks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I love going here especially if it's foggy. I also got used to the steps going up and down. The view from top is rewarding too.

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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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