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. 

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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.

Dayon Camo!

During the Spanish colonization of the Philippines, Taytay was formally founded in 1623 and became the seat of Gobernor Alcaldia Mayor of Calamianes in 1851, and later the capital of the Gobierno Politico-Militar de Paragua in 1858...

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Before the Spanish colonization, The Kingdom of Taytay was ruled by a monarch noted as followed everywhere at any given time by ten scribes

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The historic Taytay Fort, the Fuerza de Santa Isabel, built in 1667 under the Augustinian Recollect Fathers and named in honor of Spain's Queen Isabela II in the 19th century.

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Discover Taytay Palawan today!

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