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Discover Imus, Cavite

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To be honest, even though I’d been living in the south for a year now, I’m still not familiar with Cavite. All I know is that it’s “malayo” and “mahirap ang commute”, which is something I based on the occasional times I watched local news. Recently, I joined a bloggers’ tour in Imus, Cavite, organized by COHO by Vista Land.

There are a few interesting takeaways from this tour:

  • Cavite is poised to be one of the best alternative residential locations near Manila. There is a lot of planned developments in this province, including creation of business districts and residential and commercial areas.
  • Imus offers interesting local attractions for its residents.
  • It’s best to buy a condo property during pre-selling period because it’s the time when prices are really low.

Anywhere, here are some of the interesting local attractions/places in Imus, Cavite.

Historical landmarks

Imus Cathedral

Imus Church in Cavite
Imus Church.

Imus Cathedral is an old church built in the 1850s. Inside, you can find the original Nuestra Senora del Pilar de Imus (Our Lady of the Pillar).

For residents of Imus, the Imus Cathedral is an important historical site. Currently, it’s also a popular choice for wedding events.

Battle of Alapan Marker

As we all know, several important events in our history happened in the province in Cavite.

The Battle of Alapan Marker commemorates the first time the Philippine Flag was displayed by Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo, after a battle between Filipino revolutionaries and Spanish marines. This event markedthe establishment of the 1st Philippine Republic.

The marker features a woman holding the flag, set on a 104-feet pole. It can be found in Alapan 1 Elementary School, which is 10-15 minutes drive from the town proper.


The District

The District Imus
The District (Photo by

The District is one of the commercial & lifestyle centers in Imus, Cavite. It has everything you need for shopping and eating: groceries, shopping outlets, and restaurants.

It’s also accessible via commute. There’s a PUV terminal located in front of The District.


Big Ben’s Kitchen

Big Ben’s Kitchen is a charming local restaurant in Imus. It is a family-owned business, offering heirloom Caviteno dishes.

When I first set foot in Big Ben’s Kitchen, I was immediately impressed. It was quaint and cozy. The menu consists of authentic local dishes, including the imus longganisa. This longganisa uses quality pork and doesn’t contain any preservatives.

Big Ben's Kitchen in Cavite
Big Ben’s Kitchen.
Food in Big Ben's Kitchen
Taste the famous imus longganisa and more.
Group shot at Big Ben's Kitchen

You can also buy local products such as vinegar and fruit spreads.

Try out their breakfast meals for P199 including drinks. I also recommend their salted-egg chicken meal. For drinks, they offer glasses/pitcher of refreshing cucumber-calamansi with honey.

[ Also read: Asiong’s Restaurant in Cavite ]


Imus oval grandstand
Imus oval grandstand.

Imus Government Center

The new government center in Malagasang I-G Village is set to be completed by 2021. It was developed to fulfill the needs for better services for the residents of Imus.
The government center is set beside Ospital ng Imus.

Residential Homes

Now is the best time to secure your own home in Imus, Cavite.

COHO (short for Condo Homes) is Vista Land’s newest brand for stylish and high-quality condominiums in prime locations across highly urbanized areas nationwide. Unlike Camella Homes, it focuses more on the quality of lifestyle.

Coho by Vistaland signage
COHO by Vistaland.

The Aviana COHO is its mid-rise condo project in Imus, Cavite. It offers 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom units, each focusing on functionality, efficiency of space use, and aesthetics. Here’s a sample 1-bedroom unit for The Aviana COHO:

The Aviana COHO model room
Model 1-bedroom unit.
The Aviana COHO model room

The Aviana COHO will also feature family-friendly facilities, such as: clubhouse, function room, fitness gym, swimming pool, and play court. Moreover, you can find your basic needs inside its CommuniCity with the inclusion of stores such as Coffee Project, All Day Supermarket, Bake My Day, All Home and Vista.

It’s accessible via major roads as well as highways (SLEX, Cavitex, CALAEX). It’s also close to other establishments in the city including schools, shopping centers, and hospitals.

Why should you invest in The Aviana COHO?

  • It focuses on the quality of lifestyle
  • It has its own CommuniCity which includes a supermarket, restaurants, and others.
  • It’s close to major establishments in Imus
  • It’s currently in pre-selling phase, which ensures you get the lowest cost of units.

If you’re interested in knowing more about The Aviana COHO, you can shoot me a message at and I can help you get in touch with a recommended agent for property tour/inquiries and more. Or you can contact an agent directly and let them know I referred you from this blog (Katherine Cortes, Tara Lets Anywhere). 🙂

Interested in Cavite? Discover Bacoor next.

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