Tourist spots in Cavite are mostly historic ones. Major historic events happened in Cavite that shaped Philippines today. Cavite is also a cool place similar to Baguio. If you want to know more about Philippine History, you can visit Cavite and it will be like seeing the history itself not just reading them from Philippine History books.
There’s are plenty of places to visit in Cavite if you want to go sightseeing, have some memorable moments on theme parks, explore some historical sites and even spelunking adventure! Check out these top attractions in the province.
10 Best Tourist Spots in Cavite
1. Tagaytay Ridge
Tagaytay Ridge is a highland area in Tagaytay where Palance in the Sky (now called as People’s Park in the Sky) is located. It is a rest house of a former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos. Tagaytay Ridge will offer you a majestic view to the smallest volcano in the Philippines, Taal Volcano. Since Taal Volcano is situated in Taal Lake, it will surely give you breath taking scenery. This is also a perfect romantic spot for weddings. There are tours to Tagaytag Ridge that costs around $100.
2. Taal Volcano
Taal Volcano is an astonishing volcano located in Cavite. Although it is quite small, actually the smallest active volcano in the Philippines, it is really a beautiful volcano. It situated within a lake (Taal Lake) and within Taal Volcano lies the Taal Crater Lake. This is an interesting volcano and many ventured to its top to witness the beauty of the breath taking Crater Lake.
3. Imus Cathedral
Imus Cathedral is one of the historical churches in the Philippines. The ceiling, structure and precious relics are proof of its historic significance. Cathedral of Our Lady of Pillar popularly called as Imus Cathedral is a perfect spot in Cavite especially when it is October 12. The reason is that Our Lady of the Pillar and Saint John the Baptist are the patron saints in Imus City which they celebrate their fiesta every October 12.
4. Museo de la Salle
Museo de la Salle holds most of the historical artifacts of Cavite. It is located inside De La Salle University in Dasmareñas, Cavite. The museum was inspired by Bahay na Bato, a two-story building with a stone, mortar, brick and wooden structure. If you have read the famous Noli Me Tangere of Dr. Jose P. Rizal, the place is like the house of Kapitan Tiago. Inside the museum are animal preserves, manikin’s wearing Filipiñana baro at saya, Saint wooden amulets, handcraft vessels, vintage player, ceiling paintings and more. You will experience how a high rank person lived in the past.
5. Cabag Cave
If you love spelunking, one of the natural tourist spots in Cavite is Cabag Cave. Out of the 3 caves in Cavite, Cabag Cave is the most popular one which water falls at the mouth of the cave forming a small pool. The lush greenery Cabag Cave has a 50-meter underground river that runs inward located in Maragondon, Cavite.
6. Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo Shrine
General Emilio Aguinaldo Shrine is the home of the first president in the Philippines. This is where the First Filipino Flag was waved marked the Independence of Filipinos from the rule of Spain on June 12, 1898. This is a 1, 325 square meters mansion of General Emilio Aguinaldo which he himself donated to the government “to perpetuate the spirit of the Philippine Revolution of 1896 that put an end to Spanish colonization of the country.” The mansion and museum are open 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM from Tuesday up to Sunday located in Kawit, Cavite.
7. Puzzle Mansion
Do you remember playing jigsaw puzzle when you are a kid? Do you find it easy? Well, if you find it easy it’s time to think again if you visit Puzzle Mansion/Museum and meet Gina Lacuna the record holder owning the biggest puzzle collection recorded in Guinness Book of World Records on 2012. She got 1, 028 collection of puzzles and still counting. If you have just solved a 2 x 2 inches puzzle around 20 pieces, meet the 17 x 6 feet commercial puzzle with 32, 000 pieces solved by Gina Lacuna.
8. Corregidor Island
Corregidor Island is a stronghold of joint forces of Filipino and American soldiers in World War II defending the entrance of Manila Bay from the Japanese invaders. Today it is a historic monument which the big artilleries and the structures tell its story of heroism and bravery of Filipinos. If you love learning some history of the Philippines, you can visit Corregidor Island and witness the moving story of Philippine fighters.
9. Pico de Loro
Pico de Loro also called as “Parrot’s Peak”, is one of the amazing natural attractions in Cavite where its stands like a firm stone tower. This is a luring destination in Cavite to mountain climbers which the peak is considered as the highest point of Cavite. Climbing its steep slope is not easy especially to the new mountain climbers.
10. Sky Fun Amusement Park (Sky Ranch): Newest Tourist Spot in Tagaytay
Sky Fun Amusement Park is an amusement-themed park which is a good destination for fun with family and friends. It features Sky Eye which is a 63-meters tallest and biggest Ferries Wheel in the Philippines. There are also Sky Cruiser, Express Train, Bubble Fun, and more. Taal Volcano and Taal Volcano Lake are also visible in the Sky Fun Amusement Park. It is located in Brgy. Kaybagal, Tagaytay City, Cavite. You will surely have fun in Sky Fun Amusement Park.
kindly correct your info on item 6 – Phil Independence Day from Spain instead of 1998..should be 1898. thanks
Thanks Mila for spotting it. 🙂
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