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Travel Historical Tour This Christmas Season in Cavite

The Aguinaldo Shrine at night.
Kawit Celebrates Christmas with a Historical Touch 

Are we almost done in Christmas shopping? or school break is in but nothing to do? Why not spare some time by visiting or revisiting one of the historic places of the Philippines? Christmas has always been a part of the Filipino tradition and culture and what better way to celebrate the holidays is by visiting some of the most historic sites in the country with your friends and loved ones.

Mural inside the museo in Aguinaldo Shrine.
Kawit in Cavite is one of the most sought-after historical sites in the country today and it is one that you should visit this Christmas Season. Kawit, Cavite is home to some of the most historic sites in the country. This is where the Aguinaldo Shrine is situated wherein the Philippine flag that we know of today was first waved publicly announcing our Independence by none other than the first Filipino President Emilio Aguinaldo. There’s also a lot to learn about our first president and how he has lived his life and times during the revolution era. Beyond the Shrine also are other sights to see including the “Museo ni Baldomero Aguinaldo” hailed towards the cousin of Emilio Aguinaldo and grandfather of Cesar Virata who as a prime minister in the 1980s.

The Pandayan humble shop. 
Kawit also boasts rich crafts and delicacies including the 'Pandayan' or the local blacksmithing shop. Blacksmithing is an endangered craft that needs to be promoted and preserved. The local 'Pandayan' is open accepting made-to-order on-site requests or support their craft by buying ready made items in their humble shop. The items are handcrafted knives and bolos made the same way during the Revolutionary era. Search for Pandayan Street. It's 10 minute walk from St. Mary Magdalene Church, you can ask the locals to guide you there.
Bisugo's Eatery special puto bumbong at reasonable price at 30 pesos.
The Christmas specialty – Puto Bumbong or rice cake with shaved coconut and muscovado sugar is a staple food trip stop that shouldn’t be missed when visiting Kawit. Look for 'Bisugo's Eatery special putobumbong' along the highway.

Kawit celebrates the Christmas season through a spectacular display of lights at the Aguinaldo Shrine and Freedom Park. The Christmas lighting event was held last December 14, 2019 and a number of distinguished guests and celebrities joined in celebration of the event. A fireworks display and lighting of the Christmas lights at the Freedom park was also held. Make sure to visit Kawit Cavite this Christmas Season and enjoy the season filled with pride of our own heritage and historical sites in Kawit. The Municipality of Kawit welcomes everyone who wishes to visit Kawit during the Christmas season.

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On the side note: Please be in your comfy and stylish outfit when you visit these historical places. You'll love the ambiance of the place. It's open for the public. May we highly suggest this for you to enjoy your visit in Kawit, Cavite. Be there on weekdays and morning. Thank you.