Don’t miss the lively, sprawling market, a vital lifeline for villagers in the surrounding hills. Much of it is underground – look for the stairs heading down to the entrance near the supermarket on the western side of Jl Bhayangkara.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Flores attractions

1. Spider Web Rice Fields

6.05 MILES

The greatest local site is actually 20km west of Ruteng near Cara kampung. The legendary Spider Web Rice Fields are vast creations shaped as implied,…