Top things to do in Bima

Top Choice Seafood in Bima

Rumah Makan Sabar Sabur

Out by the airport, off the trans-Sumbawa highway, the long wooden tables here are always crowded with locals who come to munch bandeng goreng (a flash-fried freshwater fish). Like herring, you can eat it whole, bon…
Museum in Bima

Museum Asi Mbojo

The old Sultan’s Palace, former home of Bima’s rulers, still reflects the colonial style of a 1927 renovation. Past the large verandas, the interior is home to a grab bag of dusty curios, including a royal crown, ba…
Indonesian in Bima

Rumah Makan Arema Raya

The cleanest and most central Padang food depot in town. Pick and mix from an array of curried, baked and fried fish and chicken dishes. Note: it gets quite spicy here. When the day's fresh fare runs out (about 6pm)…
Market in Bima

Pasar Malam

Dine cheaply at the night market: there’s fish and chicken sate, mie goreng (fried noodles) and nasi goreng (fried rice), bakso (meatball soup) and various deep-fried treats, including bananas aplenty.