Completed in 1888, Sta Maria Church represents the strong faith and perseverance of the Itbayat community. The church, was constructed for 16 years using a human chain extending to 1.7 kilometers so people can transport materials from the port to the town center.
Mt Iraya is an active volcano that dominates the views in the island of Batan in Batanes. With an elevation of 1009 meters, it is considered as the northernmost active volcano in the Philippines.
Naidi Hills in Basco, Batan Island, Batanes is one of the most scenic spots in the area. What’s better is it’s just a walking distance from the town center itself.