Palambei attractions

Cultural Centre in Palambei

Main Haus Tambaran

The main, two-storey haus tambaran features three garamut drums with pig, crocodile and hornbill carvings. Upstairs is a treasure trove of shell-inlaid masks, totems, miniature canoe models and wood carvings depicti…
Ruins in Palambei

Haus Tambaran Ruin

The remains of a third haus tambaran sit between the other two. It was bombed by the Japanese (or Americans, depending on who you ask) in WWII and all that remains are the large upright posts with carved faces, two …
Cultural Centre in Palambei

Haus Tambaran

A haus tambaran with soaring twin roof peaks but a modest interior.