|South Sulawesi, Tana Toraja - Tanah Toraja [english - Indonesia]|
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The roof was made of nipa or palm leaves and can survive up to 50 years. Tongkonan also has undergraduate degrees in accordance strata of nobility like the gold, bronze, iron and brass.
In addition to solo ceremonial sign (cemetery) which is famous for this in Tana Toraja. There is also a baby's grave in a tree in Kampung Kambira Tarra, Sangalla District, about 20 kilometers from Rantepao, prepared for the baby's body ages 0 - 7 years.
Although babies buried in the tree that Tarra was not implemented since the last decades, but the tree where "bury" the baby's body was still upright and often visited by tourists. Tarra on the tree that has fruit which resemble ordinary breadfruit vegetables made by local residents with a circle around the tree trunk 3.5 meters, saved dozens of dead babies.
Before the body is inserted into the tree, the tree was first drilled and then a dead baby and then put into the fiber is covered with black palm trees. After decades, the baby's body will be merged with the tree. This is an appeal to the traveler and to Tana Toraja people still regard the place as sacred as the newborn child.
Placement in the tree baby's body is also adapted to the social strata of society. The higher the degree of the family's socio higher the place babies buried in the Tarra trunk. In fact, babies who die are placed in the direction where the bereaved family lived. If the house is in the western part of the tree, then the child's body will be placed in the west.
Interesting event in this tourist area that is the burial ceremony (signs solo) and signs Tuka (showers) which is a fixed calendar each year. In addition to these events, visitors can see close up interesting cultural attractions such as the corpse in the reservoir storage body shaped "container" giant size width and height of 3 meters and 10 meters tongkonan 600-year-old in Londa, Rantepao.