Heritage Site

Historical Landmarks

 

CUARTEL DE STO. DOMINGO (Brgy. Sto. Domingo)

Cuartel de Santo Domingo played a very crucial role in massive Spanish military offensive that overrun the rebellious province of Cavite during the summer months of February-May 1897, The armed engagement led to the defeat of the ragtag Filipino forces under Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo.

The National Historical Institute (NH I) dedared the site a National Historical Landmark on July 21. 2005 and the National Histonca' Marker was unveiled on September 20. 2015 part of the Naional History Week.

   

 

 

SANTA ROSA DE LIMA PARISH CHURCH (Brgy. Kanluran)

The church of Santa Rosa Laguna was built sometime in 1796, and its first curo paracco or parish priest was Padre Francisco Favier. The church, which was built during the Hispanic era, is made of adobe, bricks and stone. And just like the typical church built during the colonnial era, The Santa Rosa de Lima church sits right in front of a large plaza. One of the highlights of thls church is ist hexagonal shaped belfry with a globe on top of it. Another important details is its doors with lts intricate carvings.

   

 

 

MUSEO DE SANTA ROSA (Brgy. Kanluran)

Gusaling Museo (primarily a "Bahay-Pamahalaan") is a two-story building which was built in 1828 during the Spanish period as government building under the reign of Hon. Don Bernardo Zavalla, refitted in 1954, became Museum on January 17, 2006 (soft opening), the old government building of Santa Rosa was redesignated as the "City of Sa nta Rosa Museum" a nd inaugurated on August 23, 2006.

   

 

 

CITY PLAZA (Brgy. Kanluran)

It is in the city proper where the tallest pylon in the Philippines (behind the statue of Dr. Jose Rizal), with a length of 18.3 meters off the ground, is located.

   

 

 

SANTA ROSA ARCH (BANTAYAN) (Brgy. Market Area)

The famou s landmark of the city, The original Bantayang Bato that serves as a look out was built in 1792 near the Santa Rosa River and refitted in 1925 was dismantled to give way to a motorized near the Market which is patterned after the Arc De Triomphe in Champs Elysees in Paris, France.

   
   

 

 

Heritage Houses 

 

ARAMBULO ANCESTRAL HOUSE - Brgy. Malusak GONZALES ANCESTRAL HOUSE - Brgy. Malusak 
   
ZAVALLA ANCESTRAL HOUSE - Brgy. Kanluran TIONGCO ANCESTRAL HOUSE - Brgy. Kanluran
   

 

PERLAS ANCESTRAL HOUSE - Brgy. Kanluran

 

 

 

 

 

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