House of Dakay - Batanes Attractions

House of Dakay

House of Dakay is located in Batanes, Philippines.



The oldest stone house in Batanes known as the House of Dakay. Built in lime and stone in 1887, it is the only 5 structures that survived the frightful earthquake in September 13, 1918 which literally leveled the the whole town of Ivana to the ground. Most of the structures like the shutters and floors still retains the original materials. Only the thatched cogon roof has been changed every thirty years since 1917. It is a small impressive structure which earned a UNESCO heritage building title.




Events Related to House of Dakay

Batanes Day
Sinagingan Festival

Attractions Related to House of Dakay

Balon Falls
Batan Island
Bird Watching at Cuyab
Di-atay Beach
Hill 120
Japanese Tunnel
Mahangin Falls
Malinta Tunnel
Mavudis Island
Melco Beach
Mount Iraya
Radar Tukon
Sabtang Island
Suhot Cave
Valugan Bay