West Sumbawa attractions

Waterfall in Pulau Moyo

Mata Jitu Waterfall

Pulau Moyo's most famous attraction is this fairytale waterfall, whose cascading pools of turquoise water have entranced at least once princess (locals call it 'Lady Diana Waterfall' because she visited just before …
Palace in Sumbawa Besar

Dalam Loka

Originally built over 200 years ago for Sultan Mohammad Jalaluddin III, the remains of the Dalam Loka, a once-imposing structure that covers an entire city block, are in fair condition and are still used for politic…
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…