Bena is the largest and best preserved of the traditional Ngada villages in the Bajawa region. It is located on a hilltop in the mountains along the southern coast of Flores at 840m of altitude. It consists of two rows of houses extending on a slope, built with traditional materials such as bamboo and thatched roofs and a central, terraced square with animistic shrines (Ngadhu and Bhaga) and megalithic stone structures used for religious purposes.
01 Bena village 02 Bena 03 Bena 04 Houses on alley
05 Traditional houses 06 High thatch roof 07 Houses on alley
08 Stone terrace 09 Buffalo horns 10 Megalithic formation 11 Nuts
12 Bena village 13 Thatch roof 14 Bena 15 Double house row
16 Bena 17 Bhaga shrine 18 Megalithic structure
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