Leading summer destinations in Asia in the island of Lombok guarantee plenty of water and a variety of fun water activities. Pristine beaches, majestic waterfalls, and exotic dive sites are staple attractions while snorkeling, scuba diving, and swimming are the most popular activities. In Lombok, ancient settlers did something more for people to enjoy the water; they constructed the magnificent Narmada Water Park, also known as Taman Narmada.
Constructed by King Anak Agung Gede Ngurah Karang Asem in 1727, Taman Narmada is a replica of Mount Rinjani’s summit and the crater lake on top of this looming mountain, which is actually an active volcano. Mount Rinjani is the island’s most important natural treasure. Apparently, the king could not regularly perform his pilgrimage on top of this huge mountain, since Mount Rinjani is 3,726-meter high. Until today, modern mountain climbers find it quite a challenge to scale Rinjani. This is primarily why the king built Taman Narmada, about 11 [Read more…]