This church is the Baguio Cathedral, officially known as the Our Lady of Atonement Cathedral. It is a Catholic cathedral located in Baguio City, Philippines. The cathedral is known for its unique architecture, which combines elements of Gothic and indigenous Igorot styles. The construction of the cathedral began in 1920 under the supervision of the CICM (Congregatio Immaculati Cordis Mariae) missionaries. The cathedral was designed by the famous Filipino architect Antonio Mitra.

The Baguio Cathedral was completed in 1936 and has since become an iconic landmark in Baguio City. Throughout its history, the cathedral has undergone several renovations and enhancements to preserve its architectural integrity and historical significance.

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The site where the cathedral currently stands was a hill referred to as “Kampo” by the Ibaloi people. In 1907, a Catholic mission was established by Belgian missionaries from the Congregatio Immaculati Cordis Mariae, who named the site Mount Mary. Construction on the cathedral itself was begun in 1920, under the leadership of the then-parish priest, Fr. Florimono Carlu. The building was completed by 1936, and consecrated that year, dedicated to Our Lady of Atonement. During World War II, the cathedral served as an evacuation center. It withstood the carpet-bombing of Baguio City in 1945. The remains of thousands of bombing victims during the war are interred within the grounds of the cathedral. ~Info: Wikipedia
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