Cavite Tourist Places to Visit in Cavite, Philippines, Asia

Cavite Tourist Places to Visit in Cavite, Philippines, Asia

Cavite is a city situated in Cavite province of CALABARZON region in Philippines. It is situated on the southern shores of Manila Bay, about 35 kms from national capital Manila. Dalahican, Santa Cruz, Caridad, San Antonio, and San Roque are the 5 districts coming under Cavite city. The Zip code of Cavite is 4100.

Because of its near proximity with Manila city Cavite is rapidly developing in commercial and educational sector. The best educational institutions in Cavite include Cavite Bible Baptist Academy, Academe of Donna Christine and Cavite State University. Tourism is also equally supporting the economy of Cavite.


Geography of Cavite:

Cavite is positioned coordinates of 14°29′ N 120°54′ E which covers an area of 24.80 sq. km at highest altitude of 716 meters.

Cavite is bounded by Manila Bay in the north, Batangas city to the south, Laguna city to the east and South China Sea towards west.


Etymology and History of Cavite:

The name of Cavite is originated from the word ‘Kawit’ or ‘Cauit’ means ‘hook’. Cavite was called by different names by the earliest settlers of Cavite like Tangway, Kawit and Keit.

Cavite was founded on May 6, 1571 and developed into a city on September 7, 1940.


Connectivity to Cavite:

Cavite is catered by Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila situated at a distance of 26 kms. This airport has connections with many foreign destinations include Beijing, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Busan, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Amsterdam, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore operated by Air China, Air Niugini, All Nippon Airways, Asiana Airlines and many other airlines.

Buses are available at regular intervals at Cavite City Bus Station and ferry services accessible to SM Mall of Asia in Pasay from Cavite city. Jeeps, Taxis and Buses are generally used for within city travel.


Culture, Food and Shopping in Cavite:

Cavite houses the greater inhabitants of Christians, followed by Muslims. Tagalog, Chabacano and English are generally spoken languages in Cavite. The festivals celebrated include Kalayaan Festival and Regada Festival.

Cavite is home to the largest shopping mall of the province ‘SM City Dasmarinas’ and other shopping centres are:

  • SM City Bacoor
  • SM City Rosario
  • SM Center Molino
  • Robinsons Place Dasmarinas

Traditional and foreign dishes are available in all the major food corners of Cavite.


Places to see in Cavite:

Aguinaldo Shrine:

Aguinaldo Shrine is situated in Cavite, built to commemorate to independence event of Philippines. This now has been converted into a museum.

Andres Bonifacio House:

Andrs Bonifacio House was the residence of country’s revolutionary chief Andrs Bonifacio.



Corregidor is an island fortress witnessed the battle between Filipino and American forces and Japanese invaders. There are several historical ruins found.


Imus Cathedral:

Imus Cathedral also called as Cathedral of Our Lady of the Pillar in Imus city, about 14 kms from Cavite city.


Japanese Friendship Garden:

Japanese Friendship Garden is must visit tourist spot located in Tagaytay spans over an area of 1,200-square-metre, located opposite of Development Academy of the Philippines Conference Center.


Other tourist attractions near Cavite are:

  • Zapote Bridge
  • Fort San Felipe
  • Sangley Point
  • Calero Bridge
  • Geronimo de los Reyes Museum
  • Museo De La Salle
  • Philippine Navy Museum
  • Baldomero Aguinaldo Museum
  • Cavite City Library Museum
  • Tagaytay Ridge
  • Macabag Cave


Best time to visit Cavite:

Between the months of March and June is the ideal time to visit Cavite.


Accommodation Options in Cavite:

Luxury hotels of Cavite generally charge USD 44 per day and the major hotels in Cavite are:

  • Caylabne Bay Resort
  • Island Cove Hotel and Leisure Park
  • Microtel Inn and Suites
  • The Roberts’ Inn
  • Manila Southwoods Manor
  • Mount Sea Resort
  • Queen Jennifer Hotel
  • Monte Verde
  • Pendulum Hotel
  • Kartini Hotel
  • Manila Hotel
  • Oasis Park Hotel


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