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Londa Burial Caves

| Londa Village, Rantepao, Indonesia
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This is one of a kind burial, no smell

This is one of a kind burial cave, no smell and the actual skull can be seen in the caves. Need a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mama2010
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Indonesia
Make use of local guide!

This is impressive, but it is a must to be here with a local guide! We came here as part of our... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Melly4ever
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| Londa Village, Rantepao, Indonesia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of a kind burial cave, no smell and the actual skull can be seen in the caves. Need a guide to bring the light as it's very dark otherwise. Recommended.

Thank Mama2010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is impressive, but it is a must to be here with a local guide! We came here as part of our multi-day tour with local-guides.org. You can book in advance your tours on their website (or even hire an super comfortable airport pick-up service...More

1  Thank Melly4ever
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The cabe burial culture is still thriving in this place. There are bones and skulls of hundred of year in the coffins stack inside the caves.

Thank Suria S
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Very strange to have human remains used as a tourist drawcard. Well worth a visit. The payment for a lamp doesn't include the person carrying it so be prepared to pay more.

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Well indeed, going into the caves might be a bit breath taking, both ways. The oil lamp guides however are rather unexperienced, not in guiding you literally, but in what they are telling you. They have not been trained in telling the history and traditions...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 13 September 2017

It was really an interesting experience of going inside a dark cave that full of coffins and skeletons. Each family have their own 'section' in the cave/grave, which is interesting. And the fact that some are in he coffins and some are 'just there' ,...More

Thank fr4nc1sc4
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Well, this place is actually a cave with lot of skull and bones inside it. You should visit it with torch provided by tour guide there. It's up to you how much you pay him (the tour guide), but I and my friend gave him...More

Thank Rainhard F
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Bizarre to see all the open coffins but it is interesting too. You will be guided around by a guide with an oil lamp.

Thank M_vanderRoest
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Special place to visit. We were by ourselves and hired one of the guides that wait at the entrance with lights (for rp 50,000). This was a great plus! He told us a lot, which made the visit far more enjoyable. The light is rather...More

Thank Katinka v
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

A must visit to understand the culture better! How death is something to look up to, to be honored and preserved It's amazing how they struggle to bury their loved ones in the best highest spots, how they tend to the deads also

Thank Bingah
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