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Bacoor Travel Guide
Bacoor is a place with rich cultural heritage. Under the revolutionary government of General Emilio Aguinaldo, this city is the first capital. With its important position in the history of the Philippines’ revolution, Bacoor is also known for being the place of two important battles, the battle of Zapote Bridge and the revolt in the late 1800’s.
Visiting Bacoor makes you feel like entering a time tunnel, especially in some particular pars of the city where historical sites are very well preserved. Besides great historical sites, Bacoor attractions also include various festivals, including the Cityhood Anniversary festival, Bakood Festival and many more.
Nahay na Tisa – A fabulous old building which was the first Malacanang of the Philippines. During the revolution, General Emilio Aguinaldo used this building as a headquarter. This building played a very important role in the history of this country, a lot of events that took place in this building were believed to contribute in the process of the Malolo Convention. This is also the place where the Philippines constitution was drafted.
Zapote Bridge – Two of the most important battles in Bacoor took place here in 1897 and 1899. The first battle was between revolting Filipinos against the Spanish, and the other one was between the Filipinos against the Americans.
Flow House Manila – This is the place that provides a fun way to pump your adrenaline. In this FlowRider arena you can feel the sensation of riding waves in a fun and safe environment.
Bacoor Family Eco Park – This large eco park sits on a half hectare of land. It has a lagoon where you can take a boat ride or enjoy fishing, a frolic and a nice playground for kids.
Molino Dam – The Spanish built this dam in the 18th century. The water source comes from two river systems, the Don Celia River and the Molino River. You can enjoy dining on a bamboo floating restaurant on the dam.
Prinza Dam – This dam was also built in the 18th century. The main objective is to irrigate the rice fields in its surrounding area. Besides irrigating rice fields, this dam also serves as a passageway for water transportation between Bacoor and Las Pinas.
St. Michael The Archangel Church – Built on 1669 using only straws, bamboos and nipa leaves, this oldest church on Cavite was renovated in 1824. It took 48 years of renovation to made it look the way we can see it right now. The workers used thousands of duck egg whites to attach the huge bolders of adobe.
Bakood Festival – This is an annual celebration dedicated to St. Michael The Archangel. This festival usually lasts for one week and ends on the last Sunday of September.
As a place with so many interesting attractions, finding a great accommodation is not difficult in this city. Hotels in Bacoor are relatively easy to find and you always have a lot of options, whether you want to stay in a budget friendly inn or a luxury hotel.