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It's a nifty place to go...Once

There's an entrance fee, but there are discounts for students. It's a good look at how people lived... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jerome M
Family Must Go

Its a family friendly place to visit. Find time to appreciate the beauty of antiques and the fresh... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
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Baguio, Philippines
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There's an entrance fee, but there are discounts for students. It's a good look at how people lived during the American occupation here in Baguio. It makes you think what would Baguio look like if they never left. A good historical trip.

Thank Jerome M
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Wow! I am really awed with this place. If you want to have photo shoots, this place is really nice to visit. Superb!

Thank Acid P
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Well, I'm not pretty sure if Bell House Camp John Hay still allows tourists to have a photo shoot in here. I visited this place a long time ago together with my classmates.

1  Thank charles d
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Relaxing place but they charge too much on all the places you want to visit. Disappointed with the secret garden.. it was a secret coz we did not see any garden?

1  Thank lafftaff12
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Its a family friendly place to visit. Find time to appreciate the beauty of antiques and the fresh scent of pine trees. Hopefully no one is getting married when you visit so you can visit the garden. Don't forgot to check trek behind the House.

1  Thank ChigorotBrowsTravels
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

This is a nice, well-maintained place. The pine trees are beautiful. A young adult student guide took us around for free. (We paid him a tip later.) He took us to the “cemetery of negativism”, “secret garden” and amphitheatre.

Thank Rphyadav
Reviewed 28 March 2018

This how was named after its famous resident, Major General J. Franklin Bell, the commanding General of the American Forces in the Philippines in the early 1900s. Today it is a museum with a secret garden, an amphitheater and a library. Inside the house, there...More

Thank sabi0james
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Most people mistake the Bell House as a single attraction. It is actually part of a string of historical sites in Camp John Hay. You would need to pay one entrance fee to visit all the sites in the area. I would say a good...More

Thank philip james r v
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Lots of grade 12 tourism students are making the tour guides for free here. This made the Bell House more understandable as historical landmark.

Thank daphne-jem
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

The Bell House is an old, American homestead located inside Camp John Hay. Very well-maintained with an awesome gazebo/garden. Bit it would be nice to have a guide explaining the value of the property historically. The few plaques scattered around the actual house doesn’t really...More

Thank msminchin23
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