Radial Road 2
R-2 Road
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Taft Avenue, a portion of R-2, in Ermita, Manila
Route information
Maintained by the Department of Public Works and Highways and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority[a]
Length56.51 km (35.11 mi)
Major junctions
North end N150 / N170 (Padre Burgos Avenue) in Manila
South end N410 (Tagaytay–Nasugbu Highway) / N421 (Tagaytay–Calamba Road) in Tagaytay
Major citiesBacoor, Dasmariñas, Imus, Las Piñas, Manila, Parañaque, Pasay, and Tagaytay
Highway system
  • Roads in the Philippines

Radial Road 2 (R-2), informally known as the R-2 Road, is a network of roads and bridges that all together form the second arterial road of Metro Manila in the Philippines.[1] Spanning some 56.51 kilometers (35.11 mi), it connects the cities and municipalities of Bacoor, Dasmariñas, Imus, Las Piñas, Manila, Parañaque, Pasay, Silang, and Tagaytay in Cavite and Metro Manila.

Route description

Taft Avenue

Main article: Taft Avenue

Between its northern terminus at the Lagusnilad underpass of Padre Burgos Avenue and Redemptorist Road in Pasay, R-2 is known as Taft Avenue. It serves the districts of Ermita and Malate running underneath the Manila Light Rail Transit System Line 1 (LRT-1) towards Parañaque via Pasay.

Elpidio Quirino Avenue

Main article: Elpidio Quirino Avenue

Taft Avenue Extension merges with Elpidio Quirino Avenue at the intersection with Redemptorist Road near the PasayParañaque border. This section of R-2 runs the entire length of Parañaque from Baclaran to San Dionisio.

Diego Cera Avenue

Main article: Diego Cera Avenue

R-2 is known as Diego Cera Avenue in Las Piñas. It runs between the Parañaque–Las Piñas boundary and Alabang–Zapote Road.

Aguinaldo Highway

Main article: Aguinaldo Highway

From Alabang–Zapote Road south to Tagaytay, R-2 is known as Aguinaldo Highway. It is the main north-south thoroughfare in the province of Cavite linking Las Piñas, Metro Manila with Cavite, particularly the cities and municipalities of Bacoor, Imus, Dasmariñas, Silang, and Tagaytay. R-2 ends at the Tagaytay Rotunda, providing the famous view of the Taal Lake.


  1. ^ In Metro Manila only.


  1. ^ "Metro Manila Infrastructure Development" (PDF). University of the Philippines Diliman. Archived (PDF) from the original on August 10, 2017. Retrieved March 12, 2021.