Top things to do in Bima

Horse Racing in Bima

Pacuan Kuda

Horse racing is held at least four times a year, in April or May, July, August and December, at the Desa Panda horse stadium, 12km west of town on the Trans-Sumbawa Hwy. There’s a large grandstand, a gaggle of warun…
Seafood in Bima

Rumah Makan Sabar Sabur

Out by the airport, off the Trans-Sumbawa Hwy, 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, bones a…
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…
Market in Bima

Pasar Malam

Dine cheaply at the night market, located in and around the soccer field. There’s fish and chicken sate, mie goreng (fried noodles) and nasi goreng (fried rice), bakso (meatball soup) and various deep-fried treats, …
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)…