Benguet’s flower farm closed for coronavirus precaution

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If you have a scheduled tour of the Northern Blossom Flower Farm in Atok, Benguet, better change your plans as the mayor of the place has ordered the suspension of tourism-related activities in the town.

The temporary closure of the famous flower farm comes after the global scare brought by the 2019 novel coronavirus.

Photo of the notice as posted by The Igorot Facebook Page:

You may try exploring other towns of Benguet like Kabayan to see the mummified bodies inside their museum which we will feature very soon.

As of February 6, the provincial health office of Benguet is monitoring three patients for possible coronavirus infection.

On the other hand, the nearby Benguet town of La Trinidad confirms it is pushing through with the celebation of its coffee festival from February 7 to 10. 

Earlier, Baguio City cancelled the launch parade of its Panagbenga Festival.

Aside from Atok, Benguet, the town of Tinglayan in Kalinga also suspended tourism-related activities for similar reason.

Watch out for updates regarding the re-opening of the Northern Blossom Flower Farm. Like us on Facebook HERE. 

Here's more photos to feast on while it is impossible to visit the farm for now.

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