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11-12-2015, 16:46

Limas house is a typical traditional house in South Sumatra with architecturally shaped stage that made of wood, usually called Limas house because the roof has a shape in the form of a pyramid.

The building is terraced and has a philosophy of its own culture on every level, people name these levels as bengkilas. Limas house is so vast and often in use for a celebration or custom events. The area of Limas house is between 400 to 1000 square meters. The material for floor, walls, and doors are using tembesu wood.