Come and Discover Taytay Palawan!
As the former capital of Paragua (Palawan), Taytay is steeped in history. From pre-Hispanic Kingdom of Taytay to the liberation during the second World War, our town’s role in shaping Palawan’s future is a testament to the enduring and nurturing quality of Taytayanos.
Hon. Romy L. Salvame
Mayor of the Municipality of Taytay
I warmly welcome you to our municipality, the first capital of Palawan!
Experience Taytay’s rustic beauty and marvel at one of the country’s oldest fortress – Fuerza Santa Isabel de la Paragua. Explore the province’s largest fresh-water lake – Lake Manguao – an Important Bird Area and home to one of the biggest population of Philippine Duck in the country. It also hosts majority of Palawan’s endemic and migratory bird species. Visit Malampaya sound, and be awed with an extra-ordinary glimpse of Irrawaddy dolphins, one of the rarest mammal in the world. Set foot on our islands in the Sulu Sea and dive in to see what our underwater world has to offer.
Soak yourself in the sea, sun, sand, and scenic vistas and be acquainted with the local hospitality that is uniquely Taytay.
Paguetekan Food Fair at Fuerza Sta. Isabel de la Paragua Grounds
Paguetekan Food Fair is a regular feature of the Pasinggatan Festival which is celebrated from March to May. It is a half year food fair that begins during the holiday season (December 1 and lasts until the 15th of May.
Enjoy outdoor movie nights at the fort grounds while having dinner with your friends under the stars. Dinner options include local seafood, the ever popular charcoal-grilled chicken (inasal), and an assortment of local flavors.