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Address: Marante Village, Rantepao, Indonesia

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Fascinating!

Our first sighting of Tau Tau - really fascinating to see. Look for the carver's shop when walking to see the rock graves. Not sure how easy it would be to get here if you don't... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 August 2016
Tiara2
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Melaka, Malaysia
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Melaka, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Our first sighting of Tau Tau - really fascinating to see. Look for the carver's shop when walking to see the rock graves. Not sure how easy it would be to get here if you don't have a driver to bring you though.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

Grat monring opportunity to see traddtional place in character with mountainous hosts . Lots to do and intesting passing time thinking about the previous generations of hosts there

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

Marante is a village where several Tongkonan House, big paddy barns around rocky hills with hanging stone graves called "Erong" exist.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

Like many of the sites in Toraja its a most interesting area with the focus being the hanging cemeteries and the Tau Tau - the doll replica's of those interred in the coffins hanging from the cliffs. The village is easy to get to and well worth a visit.

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Bandung, Jawa Barat, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2014

Marante located approximately 3 km from the city center of Rantepao. We had to pay 10 thousand rupiah for admission. On the way to the cemetery cliffs, we saw ancient tau-tau, is colorless. According to the information, people who died here caused by a bomb or a deadly virus at the time. Too bad there are no tourist facilities or... More 

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