Stock Photo Description
Stock photo of Rumah Gadang Kampai Nan Panjang an historical building located in Nagari Belimbing. Roughly translated as Big House in English this Rumah Gadang was a Minangkabau residential house which resembles a longhouse although not nearly as long as some of the traditional longhouses in Borneo. Nevertheless this particular Rumah Gadang at Nagari Belimbing near Batusangkar in West Sumatra is a stunningly beautiful example of the Minangkabau architectural style and design with the unique shape of the thatched roof being a cultural architectural feature specific to the Minangkabau culture. This particular Minangkabau house is believed to be a few hundred years old and is of historical importance a cultural relic from the indigenous people of West Sumatra.