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Type
Premise
Location
Tayid Lighthouse, Mahatao, Batanes, Philippines
Distance From City Center
1.9 km
Family Friendly
Yes
Average rating
5.0
Number of reviews
338

Tayid Lighthouse

Tayid Lighthouse is one the several beacons built in the island of Batan and one of the three operating lighthouses in Batanes. Located in the municipality of Mahatao, the tower is strategically situated on one of the hills found in the coast of the town as this faces the Pacific Ocean.

Many tourists consider it an 18th century tower, but by the early 2000s it was finally built. The Tayid lighthouse and the Basco and Sabtang lighthouses were suggested by the former member Butch Abad.Architecture.

Tayid Lighthouse is an octagon-shaped structure overlooking the ocean. The current Tayid lighthouse is actually the second one constructed. The original beacon is a 17th-century-old tower and was built close to the San Carlos Borromeo Church that is over two hundred years old. The former lighthouse was hexagonal in shape. 

 

How to get there

Ride a tricycle or bicycle going to the lighthouse. For a more convenient trip, join a guided tour that includes this attraction in their itinerary.

 

Best time to visit

You can visit this attraction anytime of day.