Attractions

House in Bario

Bario Asal Longhouse

This all-wood, 22-door longhouse has the traditional Kelabit layout. On the dapur (enclosed front verandah) each family has a hearth, while on the other side of the family units is the tawa’, a wide back verandah – …
Historic Site in Kelabit Highlands

Pa’ Lungan

The trail from Bario to Pa' Lungan is walkable without a guide. About halfway along you'll see Batu Arit, a large stone featuring bird carvings and humanoid figures with heart-shaped faces.At Pa’ Lungan is Batu Ritu…
Cultural Centre in Bario

Community House

This handsome multi-level wooden building – topped with a colourful carved hornbill – is used as the focus for the Bario Food & Cultural Festival. Throughout the rest of the year there are occasional displays an…
Gallery in Bario

Junglebluesdream Art Gallery

Many of artist Stephen Baya’s paintings have traditional Kelabit motifs. In April 2013 his colourful illustrations of the Kelabit legend of Tuked Rini were featured at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology in C…
Memorial in Bario

Tom Harrisson Monument

Shaped like a sapé (a traditional stringed instrument), this stainless-steel monument commemorates the March 1945 parachute drop into Bario by British and Australian troops under the command of Major Tom Harrisson. …
Historic Site in Kelabit Highlands

Pa’ Umor

From Bario it’s a 1½-hour walk to Pa’ Umor, and another 15 minutes to Arur Bilit Farm, home to Batu Narit, an impressive stone carving featuring a human in a spread-eagled position among its designs.Take the log bri…