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Lourdes Grotto
Baguio City

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Lourdes Grotto is a Catholic shrine and place of prayer and meditation located on Mirador Hill in the western part of Baguio. Inside the grotto is a statue of Our Lady of Lourdes.

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Lourdes Grotto is particularly crowded on Sundays and during Holy Week, when pilgrims and devotees come to seek the blessing of the Virgin Mary.

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Close up view of the statue of Mary inside Lourdes Grotto, Baguio
(the Latin words "Tota Pulcha Es Maria" mean "You Are All Beautiful, Mary")

To reach the shrine the visitor must climb 252 steps. When you reach the top of the stairs, it is traditional to light a candle.

An excellent view of the city is to be had from the grotto.

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