Top things to do in Sumbawa Besar

Top Choice Bakery in Sumbawa Besar

Cipta Sari Bakery

Don't pass through town without a stop at this excellent bakery on a shady stretch of the main drag. Pause for coffee or a cold drink, and be sure to stock up for your journey: the various baked goods, pastries and …
Palace in Sumbawa Besar

Dalam Loka

The Dalam Loka was built over 200 years ago for Sultan Mohammad Jalaluddin III and presently covers an entire city block. The remains of this once-imposing structure are in fair condition and are still used for poli…
Chinese in Sumbawa Besar

Aneka Rasa Jaya

Clean and popular, this Chinese seafood house plates tender fish fillets, prawns, squid, crab and scallops in oyster, Szechuan or sweet-and-sour sauce. The soto kepiting (crab soup) is good, as is anything with nood…
Market in Sumbawa Besar

Pasar Syketeng

Rise early and hit the steamy, exotic Pasar Syketeng. Its dank alleyways come alive as young and old descend to barter and haggle for every conceivable item, from fish to household goods to live chickens.
Village in Sumbawa Besar

Poto

Some of the best ikat and songket sarongs are made by members of a women’s weaving klompok (collective) in the conservative mountain village of Poto, 12km east of Sumbawa Besar and 2km from the small town of Moyo. T…