Liang Bua Cave

Liang Bua is one of the many karst caves on Flores Island, East Nusa Tenggara in Indonesia. The cave is located in the hamlet Rampasasa, Liangbua Village, District Ruteng, Manggarai regency, East Nusa Tenggara Province. Liang Bua is also a place of discovery humanoids (hominin) had named Homo floresiensis in 2001. Liang Bua is known throughout the world as the place where the skeletons are not known from previous species, was found with hundreds of stone artifacts and animal bones such as Stegodon (ancient elephant), komodo dragons, giant storks, rats, and birds kelalawar. Besides the famous archaeological findings, no replica or information about these findings is located in Liang Bua. However, visitors can only see a large cavern with stalagmites stone or reasoning that ancient elephants, komodo and short humans (Homo floresiensis) once lived here thousands of years ago. Near Liang Bua, there are other caves such as Gua Galang (with bathing stones) and Gua Tanah. You can walk to the cave. In Liang Bua is also not available hotel. The nearest hotel or motel is located in Ruteng. However sindha Hotel is a good choice to stay in Ruteng. Hotel sindha establish your tempet to rest with the distance from the hotel about 13 Km to the north. For those of you who are happy with the tour of history about archeology then this is the place. We will pick you up from Liang Bua toward our hotel.
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