In this village we will find many traditional houses that have full of the culture story. Every house here has it's own name according to the function. For example, the first house they built here long time ago named Uma Dewa. This house is used specifically for traditional worship rituals of marapu especially during the funeral process.

Peoples build Megalithic Tombstones where they buried their kings. Massive stone graves with a weight that can reach tons in the middle of the village.

We also can see and learn about traditional ikat. Textile in Sumba elaborate the expression of the culture. Weavers combine animals, plants, and jewelry with geometric and ethnographic symbolism. The patterns on the textile was the basis of very complicated literacy, and then it become the foundation of norms and ethics. For the western eyes, the forms are fantastic and artistic..

Praiyawang Traditional Village