The Aguinaldo Shrine is a national shrine of the Republic of the Philippines, located in Kawit, Cavite. The Philippine flag is raised here by top national officials every June 12 to commemorate Araw ng Kalayaan or Independence Day. The shrine is the ancestral home of Emilio Aguinaldo, the first president of the First Republic of the Philippines, and it was here that Philippine independence from Spain was proclaimed from a window of the home on June 12, 1898. The proclamation of Philippine Independence was read, though this was subsequently replaced by another declaration written and signed in Malolos, Bulacan).
Location: Tirona Highway, Kawit Cavite
How to get there: From Roxas Blvd, pass CAVITEX. Exit Kawit. Turn right going to Noveleta Highway
Estimated Travel Time: 20 mins. from Manila