View Full Version : Betang House "Dayak Radakng" Pontianak - West Kalimantan

22-01-2015, 13:20

Betang Radakng is a replica of the traditional house of Dayak in West Kalimantan which was constructed by the city government in Jalan Sultan Syahrir, Kota Baru, Pontianak. Tourist attractions mainstay of the city’s government won a record as the longest in Indonesian traditional house. The length of this house reaches 138 meters with a width of 5 meters and a height of 7 meters.

This house has a characteristic long stilts. More and more members of the family because of the length of the house betang Dayak choose to live with all the family members in one house.

Betang house consists of three parts, namely the patio or Pante, the lobby space which is used to gather the whole family and sleeping space or booth that is a personal space of each head of the family.

Betang Radakng government-made is made of ironwood and decorated with carvings and paintings Dayak. At certain moments, the house was used as a dance training and other art performances.