Cavite is a province in the Calabarzon region of the island of Luzon in the Philippines.




Cavite is known for its rich history and a large number of National Heroes. It is sometimes called "Land of the Brave" or the History Capital of the Philippines.

Those who live in Cavite are called Caviteños. Check Cavite blog for other information regarding the history, culture and latest issues regarding Cavite.

Cavite is part of Region IV-A, or (Calabarzon - Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Quezon Region) or the southern Tagalog Region. It is Bordered by Metro Manila in the North, Laguna in the east, Batangas in the south and by South China Sea on the west.


Caviteños can be easily understood because majority of the population understand English but their native language is Tagalog. Spanish might somehow be understood as this was a home before to a Spanish creole language.

Get in

Common means of transportation from Manila to Cavite by Bus and Jeeps. It took only an hour or less since the Cavite is only south of the metropolis.

One main entry point to Cavite is the Manila-Cavite Expressway. They also name this road as Coastal Road (name of the road from north end of the road to Bacoor exit)since it is near the coastline of Manila Bay. The extension of Coastal Road was recently finished in 2012. The Manila-Cavite Expressway has two exit points: the longos Flyover in Barangay Talaba Bacoor City, Cavite and Cavite Exit located at Binakayan Diversion Road and Tirona Highway Barangay Binakayan in Kawit, Cavite.

Another entry point to Cavite is the South Luzon Expressway. There are various exits that can take you to Cavite, including the Carmona Exit or the Santa Rosa Exit.

Get around

Common means of travel in the province are:

Bus - Along major highways, and trips going to Tagaytay. Jeep - You'll find one in major roads to travel around. Tricycle - Usually travels around rural roads.


When you reached Tagaytay, you should see the beautiful landscape of Taal Lake and the volcano.


It's a must for every Cavite visitor to visit Tagaytay City. While on your way to the city, you might want to try the boiled sweet corn along Silang by-pass road. You won't miss the sweet corn being cooked on the large cookie bins which serves as hot pots.

Upon arrival to Tagaytay, be mesmerized by the view of the lake (and the volcano) while sipping hot chocolate in Starbucks Tagaytay.

Would you want to do horseback riding? Simply drive along the Tagaytay Road and see Picnic Grove and enjoy the picnic park. Warning: Avoid visiting during holidays because the Park might be really crowded.


Since Cavite is one of the most indrustrialized provinces in the Philippines, so expect the numerous malls and shopping districts in every part of province.


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