A number of events related to the Philippine Revolution took place here. Considered as the birthplace of the Philippines, Imus in Cavite was the site of the first successful revolution. Honoring this event is the Imus Historical Marker. The province is also the birthplace of Philippine heroes such as General Emilio Aguinaldo. The main attractions in Cavite are the Island Cove and Leisure Park and several first class resorts. The Aguinaldo Shrine and Museum in Kawit is where the independence of the Philippines was proclaimed on June 12 1898 by General Aguinaldo, the Philippines' first president.
The Andres Bonifacio House in General Trias is the former home of the country's revolutionary leader The site of his court martial in Maragondon is also preserved. Other historical sites include the Battle of Alapan and Battle of Julian Bridge Markers, the House of Tirona, and Fort San Felipe. The main churches of the province are the Imus Cathedral, Silang, General Trias and Maragondon Catholic Churches.
The Shrines of Our Lady of La Salette, Silang, and St. Anne, Tagaytay, also attract pilgrims. Natural attractions include Balite and Malibedibic Falls as well as the Cabag Caves. Corregidor is an island fortress where Filipino-American forces fought against the Japanese invaders in 1942. It has become a tourist attraction with tunnels, cannons and other war structures still well-preserved.
The famous line of General Douglas McArthur said is associated with Corregidor: "I shall return!" .