The village of Kete Kesu is perhaps the main tourist attraction of Tana Toraja. Located 4km southeast of Rantepao among the rice fields, it consists of two rows of Tongkonan houses built with traditional materials. Behind the houses, a trail leads up the rock wall, where coffins hang from the cliff. These are estimated to be 500 years old. Human skulls and bones are on display above the coffins.
01 Rice fields 02 Kete Kesu village
03 Tongkonan traditional ancestral houses 04 Kete Kesu village 05 Structure with buffalo horn roof 06 Kete Kesu village 07 Kete Kesu village
08 Cenral street 09 Tongkonan traditional ancestral houses 10 Tongkonan traditional ancestral houses 11 Tongkonan traditional house 12 Tongkonan traditional ancestral houses
13 Tongkonan ancestral house 14 Kete Kesu 15 Tongkonan traditional ancestral houses 16 Decorated facade of Tongkonan house 17 Tongkonan traditional ancestral houses
18 Kete Kesu village 19 Cock 20 Kete Kesu village 21 Decorated facade of Tongkonan house 22 Decorated facade of Tongkonan house
23 Red mausoleum house 24 Red mausoleum house 25 Staircase 26 Coffins 27 Coffins
28 Coffins 29 Coffins hanging from rock face 30 Hanging coffins 31 Coffins hanging from rock face
32 Human skulls 33 Coffins hanging from rock face 34 Coffins hanging from rock face 35 Coffins hanging from rock face 36 Coffins
37 Coffin
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