5 Historical Places You Can Visit From Lancaster New City Cavite

5 Historical Places You Can Visit From Lancaster New City Cavite

Cavite is named as the “Historical Capital of the Philippines” because it is the cradle of the Philippine Revolution and the birthplace of our independence. It’s a haven for history buffs, and Lancaster New City is the perfect place to settle if you like being close to historical sites.

Lancaster is a gated community located in Imus, Cavite that offers affordable homes and a very much needed break from the metro lifestyle while still offering accessibility. Speaking of accessibility, it is also the perfect starting point to get to these historical places in the province:

1. Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo Shrine, Kawit, Cavite

Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo Shrine, Kawit, Cavite

Emilio Aguinaldo’s ancestral home is the place where our national flag was first hoisted, and also where our national anthem was first played. On June 12th, 1898, this is where our independence from the Spaniards was born.

You can get there from Lancaster New City in about 22 minutes. Just drive from Advincula Ave. to Kalayaan Road and make your way to Magdiwang highway to reach Kawit, Cavite.

2. Tejeros Convention House, Rosario, Cavite

Tejeros Convention House, Rosario, Cavite

This is the place where discussions about the escalating tensions between the Magdalo and Magdiwang forces happened. An election was held here to settle an issue of governance within the Katipunan.

The result was Emilio Aguinaldo being the President of the Revolutionary Government on March 22, 1897.

Reaching the Tejeros convention house is a 30-minute drive from Lancaster New City to Rosario, Cavite. Just exit to F. Manalo and enter Santa Clara, then make your way to Gen. Trias Drive. From there it’s a straight shot to the Tejeros convention house.

3. Imus Cathedral, Imus, Cavite

Imus Cathedral, Imus, Cavite

According to WOW Philippines, the parish was founded in 1795 by the Augustinian Recollect priests under the patronage of Our Lady of the Pillar and St. John the Baptist. The first priest of the cathedral was Fr. Francisco de Santiago, OAR.

The cathedral became the Mother Church of the Province of Cavite.

It’s a 30-minute drive from Lancaster New City to Imus Cathedral. You can take the Alapan – Toclong route or the Bucandala – Bayan Luma route to get there.

4. The Monument of the Battle of Binakayan

The Monument of the Battle of Binakayan

This is the site of the bloody Battle of Binakayan. Though the battle itself is named the Battle of Binakayan – Dalahican due to it being a simultaneous battle that was fought from November 9-11, 1896.

It resulted in a decisive Filipino victory but not without consequences since that victory also paved the way for Jose Rizal’s arrest and eventual execution.

Getting there is an easy 21-minute drive if you take the route from Advincula Ave. – Radial Road 1 route all the way.

5. Corregidor Island, Cavite

Corregidor Island, Cavite

Corregidor Island played an important role during the invasion and liberation of the Philippines from the Japanese forces during World War 2. It was fortified with coastal guns and mortars to defend the entrance of Manila Bay and Manila itself from enemy warships.

There are more points of interest that you can visit in Corregidor and these are the Malinta Tunnel, Pacific War Memorial, the Filipino Heroes Memorial, the Japanese Garden of Peace, and the Corregidor Lighthouse.

To get there, you must head over to Ternate, Cavite, and it takes up to 1 hour and 30 minutes to get there from Lancaster New City. Just exit from F. Manalo, drive along Gen. Trias Drive, then take the road to Radial Road 1 to Governor’s Drive, and lastly to Nasugbu – Ternate Highway.

Once you reach Ternate, you’ll just need to take a ferry to Corregidor Island.

Ready for the Adventure

All in all, a grand adventure awaits you in Cavite. Cavite is a province brimming with culture, and Lancaster New City is the place to be to access all the great tourist spots around the province!