Located at the southeastern foothills of Mount Banahaw, Tayabas is bounded on the north by the town of
Lucban, on the east by Atimonan, on the south by Lucena City and Pagbilao, and on the west by Sariaya.
The city has a total land area of 301 square kilometers, most of which are rural areas devoted to agriculture.
Farm products include rice, coconut, rootcrops, and vegetables.
Tayabas is known for its weaving industry. Other cottage industries include production of lambanog wine,
macapuno candy, furniture and automotive shops.
Small and medium enterprises that can be put up in the city are:
- Mass housing projects
- medium-size commercial complexes
- hotels and resorts
- food establishments
- amusement parks
- commercial poultry and hog raising
- cattle fattening and production of dairy products
- meat packing, curing, and canning
- cacao and coffee production and processing
- coconut processing like virgin oil and oleochemicals
- production of high value commercial crops like malungay, mushroom, vegetables
- ube (yam) production and processing
- demonstration farms
- consumer chemicals such as detergents and personal care prodicts
- essential oil and fragrances
- furniture and fixture
- technology-related ventures like business process outsourcing, graphic design, and software development
Places of Interest / Tourist Attractions in Tayabas, Quezon
- St. Michael Minor Basilica - built in 1587 and considered as the second biggest church in the country
- Malagonlong Bridge
- Mount Banahaw
- Graceland Estates and Country Club
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