SOUTH SULAWESI TOURISM INFORMATION
Travel & Interesting Places In Tana-Toraja, South Sulawesi.
Tana Toraja is one of the Indonesian tourist attraction, inhabited by a
tribe who inhabit the mountains of Toraja and maintain a typical
lifestyle and still show the original Austronesian lifestyle and culture
are similar to Nias. This area is one of tourist objects in South
Sulawesi is a very interesting and you should not miss.
Here is a list of some interesting places you might visit:
Tongkonan tongkonan Pallawa is one, or a very attractive traditional
house and was among the tree-pohin banbu on the hilltop. Tongkonan is
decorated with a buffalo horn is stuck on the front of traditional
houses. Located about 12 km to the north of Rantepau.
Londa is the steep rocks on the side of a typical tomb Tana Toraja. One
was located on high ground from the hill with the cave in which the
corpse crates arranged in accordance with the family line, the other one
left open hillside overlooking the green scenery. Located approximately
5 km to the south of Rantepau.
A fascinating object in the village of Tongkonan, barns and buildings
around megalith. About 100 yards behind this village there is a cliff
burial site with tombs dependent and tau-tau in a given building stone
fence. Tau-tau shows the daily performance of their owners. This village
is also known for its sculpture of expertise possessed by its
inhabitants as well as a great place for souvenir shopping. Located
about four km from the southeast Rantepau.
In this area you can find around 56 stone menhirs in a loop with four
trees in the middle. Most of stone menhirs have a height of about 2-3
meters. From here you can see the beauty rantepau and the surrounding
valley. Located in areas with ketinggai Sensean 1300 Meters above sea
This place is often referred to as the home of the spirits. In the
cemetery you can see the corpses Lemo yanng stored in the open air, amid
the steep rocks. This cemetery is the combination of death, art and
ritual. At certain times of clothes from the bodies through the ceremony
will be replaced by Ma Nene. Located in Toraja Tan District.