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Sunday, February 19, 2012

Baguio's Mines View Park

One of the famous tourists spots in Baguio City is Mines View Park.  It was called Mines View Park because it overlooks the gold and copper mines of Benguet Corporation and others in the Cordillera region.
mines view park

Aside from the beautiful view, you can also feel the strong wind gushing.  There are also a lot of people who will offer you their binocular rental for 5 or 10 php, Igorot costume rental and photography services.  

mines view park

Before getting to see the view, you will pass by a lot of photographers who will offer you their services for 20 php.  You can take your pictures with the St. Bernard Dog for 50 php or the Ponies with colored hair for 100-150 php.  

mines view park

There are also a lot of souvenir stores and plant stores around the area.

Overall, the Travel Tripsters think that Mines View Park is a highly commercialized tourist attraction.  It's a good thing that the park itself is still FREE.  It's still a great landmark of Baguio City and certainly worth the visit.

Mines View Park Mines View Park Map
Price Per Person
  • Entrance: FREE
  • Telescope rental: 5-10 php for 5 minutes
  • Photographer services: 20 php 
  • Picture with ponies with colored hair: 100-150 php
  • Picture with St. Bernard: 50 php
Payment Options
Business Hours
Reservation Required No
Contact
Other
Mines View Park Address
Gibraltar Road, Baguio City, Philippines
Transportation to Mines View Park
Taxi, Jeepney, Bus