This beautiful and historical Baguio tourist destination is a must-visit this summer.
Image: Igorot Stone Kingdom Facebook page
If you love going to Baguio every summer, you have already visited the most popular tourist destinations in Baguio. But here’s some good news: there is a recent tourist attraction that you might want to check out. The Igorot Stone Kingdom is a tourist destination that opened in 2021.
The Igorot Stone Kingdom is a must-visit tourist destination in Baguio, with 6,000 square meters. The attraction features stone-formed attractions that were layered like the famous rice terraces.
This newly-opened theme park in Baguio is inspired by the old Igorot Kingdom, Sab-angan.
Images: Igorot Stone Kingdom Facebook page
At first glance, the Igorot Stone Kingdom looks like an ancient ruin of a lost civilization, but this historical attraction is the opposite. The tourist spot is a park that showcases and preserves the rich Igorot’s culture and history—from folklore to craftsmanship.
Each wall in this tourist destination in Baguio is constructed through Igorot stone laying, a skill passed on through generations. Several attractions in this tourist spot also include towers that depict known Igorot folklore characters Bangan and Gatan, a bridge, a fertility stone tower, and more.
You can dress up as an Igorot while learning more about their culture at this Baguio tourist attraction.
Images: Igorot Stone Kingdom (L); Cheryl Entrina Gumban (R)
If you want to fully embrace the Igorot Stone Kingdom’s atmosphere this summer, you can also dress in their traditional clothing as offered inside this tourist destination in Baguio. After taking pictures, you can also listen to Igorot musical artists performing inside the attraction. Baguio’s famous strawberry taho is also available in the Igorot Stone Kingdom.
The Igorot Stone Kingdom is more than just a tourist spot for pictures: a cultural park.
Image: Igorot Stone Kingdom
The Igorot Stone Kingdom is at 362 Long-Long Road, Pinsao Proper, Baguio City. This must-visit destination in Baguio is open from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM daily. The entrance fee for the tourism spot is PhP50 for kids (four to 12 years old), PhP80 for seniors, and PhP100 for adults (13 years old and up). The entrance fee is free for toddlers ages three years old and below.
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This article was initially published in Yoorekka on April 06, 2022.
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