Kampung Naga ( Naga Village )

Among many modern villages in Indonesia, Kampung Naga is a hamlet which still hold the strong tradition of their ancestor. Located between the city of Tasikmalaya and Garut in West Java, to reach the village, we have to go down a stone stairs of around 439 steps. They have no electricity and they keep the total of only 108 people to live in the village. They welcome visitors well , but you have to go down to the village with a local guide who would tell you about the history of the village as well as the do’s and do not’s things an outsider could do around the village.

The 439 steps to go down to the village

The 439 steps to go down to the village

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This 70 y/o grandmother, going up dan down 3 times a day through the stairs to see her grands who live outside the village

This 70 y/o grandmother, going up dan down 3 times a day through the stairs to see her grands who live outside the village

The gate into the village

The gate into the village

The house of the village chief

The house of the village chief

The rice barn

The rice barn

They still use the traditional way to clean the padi from its outer layer of skin

They still use the traditional way to clean the padi from its outer layer of skin

The river beside the village.

The river beside the village.

woods for cooking

woods for cooking

A unique wooden table in front of a house on the outside area of the village

A unique wooden table in front of a house on the outside area of the village

This is a small part of heaven

This is a small part of heaven

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