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Address: Watublapi Village | outside of Maumere City, Watublapi, Flores, Indonesia

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Excellent "ikat"weaving"

In here you will be greets with traditional dance and then shown the complex processing of "ikat" weaving with natural dye. Their products are excellent, beautiful, even for a... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

In here you will be greets with traditional dance and then shown the complex processing of "ikat" weaving with natural dye. Their products are excellent, beautiful, even for a collector of "ikat" weaving such as myself. They can explain to you different "ikat" motifs and from when it was first made. Very friendly and also helpful to explain to you... More 

Thank Abdi617
Charlottesville, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2012

I had the great fortune of both watching the programs here and living with Daniel's (the head of the cooperative) family for 3 months. This is the most hard working, fun loving, joyful group of people you could ever hope to meet. If you are concerned about who your money is supporting when you are traveling, fear not. This is... More 

7 Thank Anniet2012
Gili Air, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2012 via mobile

This is my favorit place in maumere. Highly recomended and must visit if you come here. Here they show the flores traditional dances with all the history behind the high cultural vilage. They also show how to make a sarong from the cotton, they colouring with natural color only without using any chemical stuff. And also they have organise if... More 

4 Thank Omah G
Bali, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2012

Watublapi is a traditional village located just a 30 minute drive into the hills outside of Maumere, Flores. We had contacted the head of the weaving cooperative, Daniel David, to arrange a program that consists of a weaving demonstration, traditional dances and music, and a simple lunch. And of course the opportunty to purchase some of the wonderful ikat textiles... More 

8 Thank MangoMunky

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