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“Traditional Village”
Review of Ngada

Ngada
Ranked #6 of 13 things to do in Bajawa
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Reviewed 31 March 2015

well the second day in Bajawa actually Sunday morning Im with my friend visiting this small village of Bena,litte bit far from Bajawa ofcourse but finally we are arrive in Bena Village.what I like about Bena is from the Hill back Bena about the amazing view of sea to the Mountain Inerie also the top roof of Bena house really wonderfull.and we were having description until detail with master of Bena Village but I forgot his name.Bena is really Traditional and they still having pure of the culture.Im happy to visiting this place

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Reviewed 15 March 2015

This place is a gem in the NTT province, in eastern Indonesia. Where many places in NTB & NTT are visited for its beautiful beaches and corals, Ngada regency (with its capital: Bajawa) is a cool temperate place, famous for its coffee, unique tradition and unique pattern of Ikat (woven fabric). Although the regency does have a beautiful white-sand beach, on Riung island.
The regency's tourism has not been developed yet, so infrastructure is limited, but this provides charming and authentic experiences for visitors.
Even within Ngada there are several tribes, major tribes are Bajawa and Riung. They have their own traditions and languages. And for those who like Ikat fabric, you will find different communities and villages have their own unique designs.
The stories passed down through generations about their ancestors, about life, and other customs are very interesting. I hope someone or the government are documenting these valuable treasures.
Definitely bring your camera with plenty of memory size.

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Reviewed 6 November 2014

Ngada District is a place where nature, culture and coffee meet in one place. Bajawa is a capital of Ngada regency, you can start the tour from it. Just rent a motorbike and drive it to enjoy Ngada. There are any great destinations around Bajawa : Bena Village, Luba Village , hot spring, traditional ceremony with local peoples, old church and more more ..

but poor me, i canceled my plan to visit the small village where "sofi" where sofi comes from and how it is made...sofi is a local alcohol drink from Flores Island.

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Reviewed 29 June 2014

We hired a scooter for 3 days and covered much of the area (30km out of Bajawa). The area has many small villages some of which have not seen westerners before. The views of the volcano and villages coupled with friendly locals shouting to you on the way is amazing. Get a good camera, 2 batteries and snap all day... Enjoy!!

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Reviewed 18 August 2013

If you like photography or you like observing something traditional, this is the right place. The people are nice and welcome.

3  Thank Wardono
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