Tuesday, February 08, 2011



Cities                   No. of Barangays 
Dasmarinas City                        76
Trece Martires City                   13
Cavite City                                 84
Tagaytay City                            34


Bacoor                                         73
Imus                                             97
Silang                                           64
General Trias                              33
Tanza                                           41
General Mariano Alvarez         27
Rosario                                      20
Naic                                           30
Kawit                                         23
Carmona                                   14
Indang                                       36
Alfonso                                      32
Noveleta                                   16
Amadeo                                     26
Maragondon                              27
Mendez                                      25
Ternate                                      10
Magallanes                                16
General Emilio Aguinaldo         14

CAVITE Tourist Destinations

Cavite is a historic, picturesque and scenic province providing a place conducive to both business and leisure.  
Tagaytay City serves as the main tourist center.

Historical attraction and sites are:
Fort San Felipe and Sangley Point, both in Cavite City
Corregidor Island
Calero Bridge, Noveleta
Battle of Alapan Marker and Flag in Imus
Zapote Bridge in Bacoor
Battle of Binakayan Monument in Kawit
Tejeros Convention Site in Rosarion
Aguinaldo Shrine, the site of the declaration of Philippine Independence in Kawit.

Memorable Sites
Several old churches stand as glorious reminders of how the Catholic faith has blossomed in the Province of Cavite. Existing museums include
Geronimo de los Reyes Museum, General Trias
Museo De La Salle, Dasmariñas
Philippine Navy Museum, Cavite City
Baldomero Aguinaldo Museum, Kawit
Cavite City Library Museum, Cavite City.

There are eight (8) world-class golf courses in the province.

Natural wonders are mostly found in the upland areas such as Tagaytay Ridge,
Macabag Cave in Marogondon
Balite Falls in Amadeo
Malibiclibic Falls in General Aguinaldo-Magallanes border
Mts. Palay-Palay and Mataas na Gulod National Park in Ternate and Maragondon
Sitio Buhay Unclassified Forest in Magallanes
and flowers, vegetables, coffee farms, wide variety of handicrafts and products.

The Aguinaldo Shrine and Museum in Kawit 
is where the independence of the Philippines was proclaimed on June 12, 1898 by General Aguinaldo, the Philippines’ first president.
The Andres Bonifacio House in General Trias
The former home of the country's revolutionary leader. The site of his court martial in Maragondon is also preserved. Other historical sites include the Battle of Alapan and Battle of Julian Bridge Markers, the House of Tirona, and Fort San Felipe.
The main churches of the province are the Imus Cathedral, Silang,
General Trias, Kawit, and Maragondon Catholic churches.
The Shrines of Our Lady of La Salette in Silang
St. Anne, Tagaytay, also attract pilgrims.
Corregidor Island 
The famous last bastion of Philippine-American defense forces, is part of Cavite City.
Corregidor is an island fortress where Filipino and American forces fought against the Japanese invaders in 1942.
It has become a tourist attraction with tunnels, cannons and other war structures still well-preserved. The famous line of General Douglas McArthur said is associated with Corregidor: "I shall return!"

There are first class hotels, inns and lodging houses to accommodate both foreign and local tourists. Conference facilities can be found in several convention centers, hotels and resorts in the province. Restaurants and specialty dining places offer mushroom dishes, native delicacies and exotic cuisines. Seafoods, fruits, coffee, organic vegetables, tinapa, handicrafts, ornamental plants also abound in the province.
There are twenty-two (22) accredited tourism establishments and three (3) accredited tour guides. There are also tour packages being arranged with the Department of Tourism. Centuries old traditions and the very rich culture of Cavite have been the source of great pride to Caviteños.

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