5 special communal houses in Bien Ho land

GIA LAI – Visitors can visit the communal house in the Central Highlands of Kon So Lak, or the Catholic church with the only communal house in Pleiku.

Kon So Lak communal house The village of Chu Pah district, about 50km from the center of Pleiku, still has many traditional communal houses of indigenous people.  In which, Kon So Lak village owns the largest communal house in the Central Highlands, with a width of more than 320 square meters and a height of 20 meters.  Photo: Nguyen Chi Nam
Kon So Lak communal houses
The villages of Chu Pah district, about 50km from the center of Pleiku city, are still concentrated in many traditional communal houses of indigenous people. In which, Kon So Lak village owns the largest communal house in the Central Highlands. The house is more than 320 m2 wide, 20 meters high. Photo: Nguyen Chi Nam
Kon So Lak communal house was put into use in 2017, after 2 years of material preparation and 4,000 days of construction.  Around this communal house is the residence of about 600 Ba Na ethnic people living in stilt houses, earth wall houses.  Currently, this is a daily living space of villagers, tourists who want to visit the inside should ask in advance for the door opening and instructions.  Photo: Nguyen Chi Nam
Kon So Lak communal house was put into use in 2017, after 2 years of material preparation and 4,000 days of construction. Around this communal house is the residence of about 600 Ba Na ethnic people living in stilt houses, earth wall houses. Currently, this is the daily living space of villagers, tourists who want to visit the inside should ask in advance for the door opening and instructions. Photo: Nguyen Chi Nam
Chu Dang Ya communal house: This place is also called a lonely communal house by many tourists, because the project stands alone in the middle of a large land, with no stilt houses gathered around like every village in the Central Highlands.  The house is located at the foot of Chu Dang Ya volcano in Chu Pah district.  This is the living place of the villagers of Ploi Lagri, and is the venue for the opening of the annual volcanic wildflowers festival.  Photo: Phong Vinh
Chu Dang Ya communal house
This place is also known by many tourists as “lonely” communal house, because the work stands alone in the middle of a large land, without stilt houses gathered around like every village in the Central Highlands. The house is located at the foot of Chu Dang Ya volcano in Chu Pah district. This is the living place of the villagers of Ploi Lagri, and is the venue for the opening of the annual volcanic wildflowers festival . Photo: Phong Vinh
Pleichuet Church: The church has a communal house architecture 5 times larger than normal, located on Truong Dinh street in the center of the city.  Pleiku.  The building is not roofed like a traditional communal house, but replaced with solid metal iron.  The wooden pillars are also taller and retain the popular features of the communal house.  Photo: Spirit
Pleichuet Church
The communal house architecture is located on Truong Dinh street, in the center of Pleiku city. The church is about 5 times larger than the common communal house. The building is not roofed like a traditional communal house, but replaced with solid metal iron. The wooden pillars are also taller and retain the popular features of the communal house. Photo: Spirit
This religious site belongs to the Pleiku Diocese (Gia Lai province), also known as the Pleichuet Mission Center, overseen by the Redemptorists.  Photo: Spirit
This religious site belongs to the Pleiku Diocese (Gia Lai province), also known as the Pleichuet Mission Center, overseen by the Redemptorists. Photo: Spirit
Gia Lai Museum To learn more about the lives of indigenous people in the communal house, visitors can go to the provincial museum located on Tran Hung Dao street in central Pleiku.  The live scenes are traditionally recreated with real objects collected, shaped like real life, with captions, for visitors to easily learn.  Photo: Spirit
Gia Lai Museum
To learn more about the lives of people in the communal house, visitors can go to the provincial museum located on Tran Hung Dao street in the center of Pleiku city. The live scenes are reproduced in accordance with the tradition with real items collected, shaped like real life, with captions, for visitors to easily learn. Photo: Spirit
Outside the museum builds a model of a miniature communal house using the same materials as the original house, where visitors can take photos with.  Photo: Phong Vinh
Outside the museum builds a model of a miniature communal house using the same materials as the original house, where visitors can take photos with. Photo: Phong Vinh
Plei Op Lang Culture - Tourism Village is planned to attract tourists, located on Bui Du street, 3km from the center of Pleiku.  The communal house here functions as both the living space of the villagers and a tourist attraction.  Around this area, there are a number of restaurants specializing in Tay Nguyen and Gia Lai cuisine in particular, suitable as a stop on the road to explore the mountain town.  Photo: genie.inabox / Instagram
Plei Op Culture – Tourism Village
The destination is located on Bui Du street, 3km from the center of Pleiku. The communal house here functions both as a living space of the villagers and a tourist attraction, with the center being the communal house, where the village’s traditional festivals, as well as cultural events of the village are held. province, city. Around the village, there are a number of restaurants specializing in Tay Nguyen and Gia Lai cuisine in particular, suitable as a stopover, for visitors who want to learn about the cultural identity of the village. Photo: genie.inabox / Instagram

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