Located on the beach this Balinese sea temple is about 1 km north
The 1744 built palace was once part of Balinese kingdom's royal
court on Lombok.
It is on the main road through Cakranegara. There is a large
artificial lake with an open-sided pavilion in the center connected
to the shoreline by a raised foot path.
It is situated just opposite to water palace. Pura Meru is the
largest temple in Lombok built in 7120 under the patronage of
Balinese prince, Anank Agung made Karang of Singosari Kingdom.
It is a miniature of Mt. Rinjani with its crater lake Taman
Nermada. Its temple, Pura Kalasa, is still used and the Balinese
celebrate Pujawali every year in honor of the god Batara. There
are two swimming pools in the grounds that open daily from 7
a.m. to 6 p.m.
The temple, built in 1714, is the holies place on Lombok. It
combines the Bali Hindu and Wetu Telu religions in one complex
in two separate sections. Between October and December, the
Hindus and Wetu Telu make offerings and pray in their own temple.
On the north east of Mataram, Suranadi is a retreat to cool
off. There is Suranadi Temple, one of the holiest Hindu temples
on Lombok, and Suranadi tourist forest, it is good for short
hikes and bird-watching.
A quite market about 5km north east of Suranadi. There are some
lovely sites for picnic and you can swim in the river coming
straight from Mt. Rinjani.
Nine kilometers south of Mataram, a Balinese temple is built
on the top of a hill. It is an excellent place to view rice
fields, volcanoes and the seas. There is very little direct
public transport from Sweta
One of the main pottery centers in Lombok. It is a couple of
kilometers west of Sweta-Lembar road. The center specializes
in decorated pots and pots with woven fibers.
Senggigi is the busiest tourist area on Lombok with various
facilites from budget hotels to internet café. Senggigi
has white sandy beach where you can enjoy the beautiful sunset
over Lombok straits in the front beach restaurants. By the beach
there is also fleet of fishing boats. Compared to Bali, Senggigi
Beach is more relaxing and less crowded.
The temple is about 5 km north of Ampenan. It nests on the rocky
point that protrudes into the sea. Senggigi Beach can be seen
from the temple, it's also the best place to watch sunset. Donation
is asked if you enter the temple during the day.
the south west tip of Lombok, Bangko Bangko is a host of natural
forest reserve. The beach on the edge of the forest is also
an excellent site for surfing.