Many people who go on road trips to Tagaytay opt to stop over at several spots in Cavite. If you are planning to do the same to escape the summer heat, here are some interesting places in Cavite you should include in your itinerary.
Visit the oldest church in Cavite
Built in the 1620s, St. Mary Magdalene Church is Cavite’s oldest church. They built the church using cement, mud, and seashells. It laid witness to many decades of war. In fact, during the Spaniard’s attack on Kawit, the church suffered massive damage due to cannon balls but still stood the test of time.
It is a popular stopover for many people during Visita Iglesia. If you are a Catholic and you are visiting Cavite, do not miss stopping by at St. Mary Magdalene Church.
Unwind at The Square Events, Lancaster, Cavite
A road trip to Cavite would not be complete without a coffee stopover. Visit The Square Events, Lancaster, Cavite or simply “The Square.”
Events specialist lnc-thesquare.com notes that the new strip mall offers a wide range of dining choices including Bean & Butter Cafe, Stoops Bagnet Ilocos, Sizzling Pares, and Lady Christine’s Ribs. They also have many seasonal events at the mall that is perfect for road-tripping families and friends.
Visit the Emilio Aguinaldo Shrine and Museum
If you are going to Cavite, make sure you do not miss the Emilio Aguinaldo Shrine and Museum, which is one of the most popular and recognizable tourist destinations here. It is the birthplace of the first Philippine president General Emilio Aguinaldo.
The house-turned-museum has lots of interesting 1800s memorabilia of the former president.
See You in Cavite
Cavite is soon becoming a destination on its own, rather than just a stopover on the way to Tagaytay. Explore Cavite and see for yourself the many old and new places of interest here before they become mainstream.