ⓘ Diego Cera Avenue. The Padre Diego Cera Avenue, or simply Diego Cera Avenue, is a major north-south collector road in Las Piñas, southern Metro Manila, Philippi ..

Diego Cera Avenue

ⓘ Diego Cera Avenue

The Padre Diego Cera Avenue, or simply Diego Cera Avenue, is a major north-south collector road in Las Piñas, southern Metro Manila, Philippines. It is a four-lane undivided arterial running parallel to the Manila–Cavite Expressway to the west from Manuyo Uno at Las Piñas border with Parañaque in the north to Zapote near the border with Bacoor, Cavite in the south. It is a continuation of Elpidio Quirino Avenue from Parañaque and was originally a segment of Calle Real in Las Piñas. The road is a component of the National Route 62 of the Philippine highway network and Radial Road 2 of Manilas arterial road network. It was previously designated as N1 on the old route numbering system.

The avenue marks the original shoreline of Manila Bay in Las Piñas as it existed during the Spanish colonial period. Prior to the construction of the Coastal Road in 1985, the road served as the highway linking Manila with Cavite and other southern provinces. The Manila Bay shoreline is currently about 400 to 600 meters to the west.

The road is situated in the Las Piñas historical corridor being home to the citys oldest structures such as the Las Piñas Church, the Las Piñas Gabaldon Hall and the old Las Piñas District Hospital. It was named for Fray Diego Cera de la Virgen del Carmen 1762–1832, the Spanish missionary from Huesca who designed and built the world-famous Bamboo Organ in 1824.


1. Route description

Diego Cera Avenue begins in the village of Manuyo Uno as a continuation of Elpidio Quirino Avenue south of Villareal Street running parallel to the Cavite Expressway to the west and Tramo Street to the east. It proceeds due south entering the old downtown villages of Daniel Fajardo and Elias Aldana where the old Las Piñas Municipal Hall and Las Piñas Church are located. Upon crossing the Las Piñas River via the Diego Cera Bridge, the avenue enters Pulang Lupa village where the old Sarao Motors factory and the Las Piñas General Hospital are located. It intersects with Carlos Garcia Avenue Extension C-5 and Naga Road before arriving in the village of Zapote. The avenue terminates at Alabang–Zapote Road close to the Cavite boundary where it continues as Aguinaldo Highway.

Other notable landmarks along the avenue include the Saint Josephs Academy, Plaza Quezon, Las Piñas Catholic Cemetery, Maricielo Villas and Zapote Public Market.

  • length of Parañaque from Baclaran to San Dionisio. R - 2 is known as Diego Cera Avenue in Las Piñas. It runs between Villareal Street in the San Dionisio Manuyo
  • runs westwards for 10.2 kilometers 6.3 mi to the junction with Diego Cera Avenue and Aguinaldo Highway. And since 1997, it also extends further west
  • village of Manuyo Uno in Las Piñas where it continues as Diego Cera Avenue Elpidio Quirino Avenue marks the original shoreline of Manila Bay in Parañaque
  • in Parañaque is known as Elpidio Quirino Avenue the southern section in Las Piñas is Padre Diego Cera Avenue This segment was previously designated as
  • now known as Harrison Avenue Parañaque now known as Elpidio Quirino Avenue and Las Piñas now known as Diego Cera Avenue and Alabang Zapote Road
  • Laspeñas el M.R.P. Padre Diego Cera se fundio este equilon año de 1820, showing that even during the time of Diego Cera the town s first parish priest
  • right of way. Originally a four - lane, it starts as a continuation of Diego Cera Avenue at Zapote Bridge. It crosses and becomes a six - lane road past Bacoor
  • would have been filled by Taft Avenue Extension, starting from EDSA, going southwards via Quirino and Diego Cera Avenues and ends at Maharlika Highway
  • Region of the Philippines. It is also known officially as Carlos P. Garcia Avenue and as National Route 11 N11 National Route 128 N128 and National
  • Las Piñas - Bacoor in Cavite Diego Cera Avenue - J. Aguilar Avenue CAA - BF International, Las Piñas Marcos Alvarez Avenue Talon district of Las Piñas