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The traditional village of Ruteng Pu’u, located 4km from Ruteng, is one of the most popular places to see the traditional compang, a round, stone platform surrounded by a circle of stones and traditional houses.The compang  is the center of traditional ceremonies and rituals, e.g. for sacrificial offerings. An impressive waringin tree (Ficus Benjamina), locally known as a ‘ruteng’, once grew in the center of the compang.  It is now replaced by a dadap tree. On the east side of the compang, there are two tall traditional houses with spiked roofs.

Ruteng Pu’u Village is a traditional village with traditional compang in the centre of village for ceremonies and rituals. A compang is a round platform made of stone and is surrounded by a circle of stones and traditional houses. It is used for sacrificial offerings during traditional ceremonies. In the village you can see the traditional houses and cultural charm of ceremonies, without too many tourists around since most travellers oversee this village. There used to be a Beringin tree, locally know as a Ruteng, in the center of the Compang but nowadays the tree is replaced by a Dadap tree.

Recently the village has joined the Eco Flores Homestay Network. Two community members has joined the village and are helping to set up the homestay community. They do this by providing training in tourism, waste management and English. With this knowledge they can create better village activities and make the experience of visiting the village even more unforgettable.

The traditional village of Ruteng Pu’u, located 4km from Ruteng The village is accessible by car or motorbike. You can even walk from of the centre of Ruteng. The village offers low-budget restaurants and accommodations.

The traditional village of Ruteng Pu’u, located 4km from Ruteng we can easily to puu Village using our vehicle’s https://komodoshuttle.com

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