Sulawesi is one of the larger islands that make up the country of Indonesia and is the eleventh largest in the world.  In south Sulawesi one may come across the traditional Tongkonan ancestral houses of the Toraja people.  

Traditional Tongkonan Houses of the Toraja people in south Sulawesi, Indonesia
These marvelous houses, built with up swept gables, are built north to south and maintain a significant cultural for the Toraja peoples.
Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons, user 22Kartika


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