About Session Road Baguio City
Session Road is the main road for many business like commercial center, shops, restaurants, and many different type of establishments. Session Road is located in the center of Baguio City. It was named Session Road because this was the first time where Philippines Commission’s session was done.
Session road is where you will see many local resident in the area. This road is the common way of students going to many universities close to it. The best way to explore this road is by walking. It has a slope landscape where different variety of designs and buildings we’re built.
If you have plans or appointments close to this area we recommend to stay to a nearby hotels. These recommended hotels can give you easier access to save time and traffic while making transaction close to this area.
Hotels located or close to Session Road Baguio City
Microtel by Wyndham Baguio – This hotels is located in Upper Session Road
Casa Vallejo Hotel – Upper Session Road
City Center Hotel – 45 Session Road, MPB Building
El Cielito Inn Baguio – Located in 50 North Drive, Baguio City.
Hotel Villa Rosal – General Luna corner Magsaysay Avenue
Hotel Caterina – Baguio
Citylight Hotel – 245 Upper General Luna Road
Learn More About Session Road:
Road is where First Session of the Second Philippine Commission. It leads up to the old Baden-Powell Hall, where the second Philippine Commission held its sessions from April 22 to June 11, 1904. Officially initiated the use of Baguio as the Philippine Summer Capital.
The Philippine Commission was the body appointed by the President of the United States of America to exercise legislative and limited executive powers during its occupation of the Philippines. The First Philippine Commission was appointed by President William McKinley in 1899, but it was the Second Philippine Commission, constituted in 1901, that held its sessions in Baguio City.
Session Road is divided in two sections: Lower Session Road & Upper Session Road, although people don’t mind if its lower or upper session this time. This road runs towards Baguio Cathedral (Father Carlu St. on Mt Mary Hill) and Governor Pack Road this route to (SM Baguio) and many other rotunda of South Drive like Military Cut-off Road and Loakan Road.
The most expensive of all Baguio real estate. This is the prime property of Baguio City. Due to its central location, the volume of pedestrian traffic, a limited number of commercial spots for rent and very few properties being put up for sale in the market, Session Road real estate commands a pretty steep rate. Folks who want to do business there usually have to pay the previous occupant what they call “rights,” usually a fee in the hundreds of thousands, if not millions of Philippine pesos, to be able to take over the spot. This fee is on top of the premium rental rates being charged by lessors.
Starting point of all Baguio parades.During the first quarter of the year, Panagbenga Events is the main highlight of the City. It was organized by the leaders in Baguio City. Usually Baguio Flower Festival parades used to start at the Upper Session Road, descending towards Magsaysay Avenue and turning to Harrison Road and ending up at the Athletic Bowl at Burnham Park. Nowadays, parades start from the base of Luneta Hill, Session Road until it will end in the Athletic Bowl. This is done to favored the visitors and tourist due to its slope fabulous view of the streetdancers, bands and floats.
The most direct route to anywhere in Baguio City. Session Road is the central location, congested with motor vehicles and pedestrians because it connects to major roads coming from the following major establishment like SM mall, and all other Jeeneys going to Loakan, Camp John, and Magsaysay Avenue and Harrison Road.