The Baduy call themselves Urang Kanekes. Urang means people in Sundanese, Kanekes is the name of their sacred territory, located in the Kendeng Mountain in south Banten, Java. The Baduy rely on controlled interaction with the outside world to maintain the tradition of their group.

The Baduy call themselves Urang Kanekes. Urang means people in Sundanese, Kanekes is the name of their sacred territory, located in the Kendeng Mountain in south Banten, Java. The Baduy rely on controlled interaction with the outside world to maintain the tradition of their group.

The Baduy kid Baduy women learn how to weave since childhood.

The Baduy kid Baduy women learn how to weave since childhood.

The sound of Baduy women pounding rice grain can be heard from afar when we walk around the village

The sound of Baduy women pounding rice grain can be heard from afar when we walk around the village

The Baduy women weave their main clothes to fulfill their needs of clothes

The Baduy women weave their main clothes to fulfill their needs of clothes

Within the Baduy territory there is no electricity or other modern conveniences, and no electronic equipment, motor vehicles or other instruments of the outside world are permitted to enter.

Within the Baduy territory there is no electricity or other modern conveniences, and no electronic equipment, motor vehicles or other instruments of the outside world are permitted to enter.

Welcome to Baduy The hidden village

Welcome to Baduy The hidden village

Bamboo bridge is one of icons in Baduy village. Baduy’s people always build the bridge by their own hands, with raw materials and tools that are taken from nature; bamboo and ijuk. Simple and smart.

Bamboo bridge is one of icons in Baduy village. Baduy’s people always build the bridge by their own hands, with raw materials and tools that are taken from nature; bamboo and ijuk. Simple and smart.

magine a peaceful place, surrounded by verdant atmosphere. Sound of nature the rustle of the wind amidst the bamboo leaves, the chirping of the birds, the faint rush of the river.

magine a peaceful place, surrounded by verdant atmosphere. Sound of nature the rustle of the wind amidst the bamboo leaves, the chirping of the birds, the faint rush of the river.

Traditional cloths (mostly blue) woven by Baduy women.

Traditional cloths (mostly blue) woven by Baduy women.

Baduys keep their rice stock in this beautiful granaries. They build houses and granaries without nail. Instead, the tie up one and another part with ropes or slide one node to another.

Baduys keep their rice stock in this beautiful granaries. They build houses and granaries without nail. Instead, the tie up one and another part with ropes or slide one node to another.

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