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Top 13 attractions to explore in West Nusa Tenggara

The area of West Nusa Tenggara has very beautiful natural scenery, be it the mountains or the beach. The two largest islands in the province are Lombok in the west and the larger Sumbawa island in the east.

Attractions in West Nusa Tenggara

Gili IslandsGili Islands, Gili Indah, Pemenang, North Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

An archipelago of three small islands. Automobiles and motorized traffic are prohibited on the islands, so the preferred method of transportation is by foot and bicycle or the horse-drawn carriage called a cidomo. Scuba diving and free diving in and around the Gilis is very popular due to the abundance of marine life and attractive coral formations

Lake Segara AnakLake Segara Anak, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

Segara Anak is a crater lake in the caldera that formed during the explosive volcanic eruption of Mount Samalas in 1257. The caldera is next to Mount Rinjani on Lombok Island in Indonesia. "Segara Anak" means "child of the sea" and refers to the blue lake's resemblance to the sea. The volcanic cone Gunung Barujari is at the eastern end of the lake and is responsible for its crescent shape. The lake temperature is 20–22 °C, which is 5-7 °C higher than normal for a lake at its altitude. Hot magma

Mandalika IslandMandalika Island, Indonesia

Mandlika Island is a small island in the Java Sea, which is about 2 kilometers distant from Donorejo village of Jepara Regency in Central Java, Indonesia. The island is situated in the north of Central Java coast, opposite to Portuguese Fort beach and close to Mount Muria. The island is just 500 meters from the fort and can be seen from there. The island has become a tourist attraction already.

Masjid Kuno Bayan Beleq KLU NTBBelek, Karang Bajo, Bayan, Kabupaten Lombok Utara, Nusa Tenggara Bar. 83354, Indonesia

Bayan Beleq Mosque is the oldest mosque on the island of Lombok, Indonesia, reportedly dating back to 1634. It is not only a place of worship but also is a tourist attraction where tourists can enjoy a calm and quiet surrounding.

Mawun BeachMawun Beach, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

It is one of the beautiful beaches which was located in the heart of West Nusa Tenggara. It is very famous among tourists and is a unique spot for water sports.

Mayura ParkJl. Purbasari No.29, Mayura, Kec. Mataram, Kota Mataram, Nusa Tenggara Bar. 83239, Indonesia

Mayura Park was built by Anak Agung Gde Ngurah Karangasem in 1866, located 2 km east Mataram.  Mayura Park is a garden built by the king as a complement to the palace of the king. The Mayura Park also has a royal residence in the sense of being occupied by the king while resting in the garden, located in what is now the Padmasana.

Mount RinjaniMount Rinjani, Sembalun Lawang, Sembalun, East Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

Mount Rinjani is an active volcano in Indonesia on the island of Lombok. Administratively the mountain is in the Regency of North Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. It rises to 3,726 metres, making it the second highest volcano in Indonesia.

Mount SangeangMount Sangeang, Sangiang, Wera, Bima, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

Sangeang Api is an active complex volcano on the island of Sangeang in Indonesia. It consists of two volcanic cones, 1,949 metres Doro Api and 1,795 m Doro Mantoi. Sangeang Api is one of the most active volcanoes in the Lesser Sunda Islands. It erupted in 1988 and the island's inhabitants were evacuated. Between its first recorded eruption in 1512 and 1989 it erupted 17 times. It erupted again during December 2012 and May 2014.

Mount TamboraMount Tambora, Kawinda Toi, Tambora, Bima, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

Mount Tambora, or Tomboro, is an active stratovolcano in the northern part of Sumbawa, one of the Lesser Sunda Islands of Indonesia. It was formed due to the active subduction zones beneath it, and before its 1815 eruption, it was more than 4,300 metres high, making it one of the tallest peaks in the Indonesian archipelago.

Pantai Seger Kuta LombokKuta, Pujut, Kuta, Pujut, Kabupaten Lombok Tengah, Nusa Tenggara Bar. 83573, Indonesia

Kuta is known for the many beautiful beaches and surf spots within close proximity and has developed into the main tourist town in Lombok. In a few short years, Kuta has changed from a sleepy seaside village into the main focus of tourism development in Lombok. it is one of the most popular and convenient tourist destination in Lombok.

Pura Batu BolongBatu Layar, West Lombok Regency, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

Pura Batubolong is a Hindu temple south of Senggigi. The temple is built on a rock by the sea. Batu Bolong is Indonesian for hole in the rock . From the temple, in good weather, Mount Agung in Bali can be seen. It is now one of the beautiful attractions in Indonesia which attracts a lot of tourists.

Pura LingsarJl. Raya Lingsar, Batu Kumbung, Lingsar, Kabupaten Lombok Barat, Nusa Tenggara Bar. 83371, Indonesia

Pura Lingsar was built by Anak Agung Ngurah in 1714, located 15 km from Mataram. Lingsar origin from sasak language mean clear revelation from God, the area has a spring, which scared by Sasak people, who belief Wetu Telu.  Some parts of the Lingsar Park complex have been taken over which used to have an area of 40,000 m², leaving only half of it, in the complex, there are 2 religious buildings of Pura and Kemaliq, of which there are 3 large ponds and a public bath.

Satonda IslandSatonda Island, Pekat, Dompu Regency, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

Satonda is an island in West Nusa Tenggara province of Indonesia. It is off the north coast of Sumbawa island. The Island is located in Dompu Regency, 3 km from Sanggar Strait in the Flores Sea and is administratively part of the Nangamiro Village area of Pekat sub-district. Satonda island was formed from the eruption of Mount Satonda thousands of years ago. Satonda volcano is said to be older than Mount Tambora. Satonda island has a vast natural coral reefs in the surrounding waters and was des

Map of attractions in West Nusa Tenggara