RUMAH BETANG / LONG HOUSE

IKAT TONGANG
12 February 2018

A Traditional Dayak house that can hold a few families (sometime up to 150 people),since Dayak tribes live in large group and in close quarter. Is it quite big size , from 30-150 meters(in length) x 10-30 meters( in width) built using wood from Ulin Trees its excellent strength to withstand termites and heavy weather to exist for hundred of years. This house has been around for 1000 years and considered a local heritage to be preserved and protected by law.

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