Sagada, Mountain Province, Philippines

Sagada, Mountain Province
Sagada is a 5th class municipality in the province of Mountain Province, Philippines. It is located 275 km. north of Manila, 140 km. from Baguio, and it is adjacent to Bontoc, the provincial capital.  Sagada is famous for its "hanging coffins". This is a traditional way of burying people that is still utilized. Not everyone qualified to be buried this way; one had to, among other things, be married and have grandchildren. Popular activities include trekking, exploring both caves and waterfalls, spelunking, bonfires, picnics, rappelling, visiting historical sites, nature hikes, and participating in tribal celebrations. Guides can be found upon registration at the tourist-office in Sagada Proper (the main town) for a small fee. Below are the places where you can visit at the municipality of Sagada.

Bomod Ok Water Falls

Echo Valley

Sugong Hanging Coffins

Sumaguing Cave
Inside the cave you'll be rewarded with stunning mineral rock formations, stalactites and slagmites.

Zip lining over the beauty of Kapay-aw Rice Terraces

Episcopal Church
The municipality of Sagada has become the only Philippine town that is predominantly Protestant with almost 95% baptized into the Episcopal Church. A known landmark at the center of town is the Church of St. Mary the Virgin, a vibrant Episcopal parish.

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