Londa Burial Caves, Rantepao

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The haunting atmosphere of Londa Burial Caves introduces you to the post mortem traditions of Indonesia. Greeting you at the entrance of the cave is a balcony of tau tau, traditional effigies of the deceased made out of wood or bamboo. You'll need to take a guide with you, who leads the way with an oil lamp while explaining the traditions and history of the tomb. Worn out possessions and gifts carrying specific meaning to the deceased lay around piles of bones and coffins. Be respectful of the sacred grounds and refrain from touching any of the remains. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Londa Burial Caves and many more Rantepao attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Rantepao day trip planning app .
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  • We were on our Sulawesi tour with our guide here. It was very impressive to see the cave with various human skulls and bones. We saw an open coffin which this year 2018 was laid out. A local guide with petrol lamp led us through the cave
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  • There is so much to see in Tana Toraja and there is so much history here that it important to go with a local guide. Our local guide, Daniel, was fantastic. He is Torajan and he grew up here with his ...  more »
  • Interest place where u can see the skulls and many bonds. Come to toraja and i will pick up u..u can come here by bus..see u in toraja..  more »
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