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
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
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
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
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
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.