Session Road

Session Road in Baguio is the main thoroughfare with its variety of shops, stores and offices lined up on each side. Local residents, tourists and visitors are constantly seen taking leisurely walks up and down the hill doing activities such as window shopping, snacking on ice cream cones or talking endlessly with their friends. But to know a little bit more about this famous road of Baguio, here are five things you may have been apprised of about the legendary road.

Historical Significance – The road is the site of the very First Session of the Second Philippine Commission. It is here where it got its name as well. The road leads up to the old Baden-Power Hall where the Second Philippine Commission was held in 1904.

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  • Session Road Baguio

    Session Road Baguio: 5 Things to Know about it

    Session Road in Baguio is the main thoroughfare with its variety of shops, stores and offices lined up on each side. Local residents, tourists and visitors are constantly seen taking leisurely walks up and down the hill doing activities such as window shopping, snacking on ice cream cones or talking endlessly with their friends. But to know a little bit more about this famous road of Baguio, here are five things you may have been apprised of about the legendary road. Historical Significance – The road is the site of the very First Session of the Second Philippine Commission. It is here where it got its name as well. The road leads up to the old Baden-Power Hall where the Second Philippine Commission was held in 1904.

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  • Session Road in Bloom Baguio City

    Session Road

    A Baguio City tour is never complete without a stroll along Session Road. A lot of sights in Baguio come and go but Session Road has been there since the very beginning. Baguio, being the summer capital of the country, was made official during the first session of the Philippine Commission in the summer of 1904, April to June. There was a lone road that led up the Baden Powell building where the session was held. Hence, the road has been called Session Road since then. Today, Session Road is lined up with bustling businesses and is, in fact, sometimes considered the city’s financial district. Shops, hotels, pharmacies, restaurants, cafes, offices, and banks, among others, are situated along the road. And because it slopes upward, at the rotunda near the Post Office and the DENR office we get a good view of the city proper below as…

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