Lombok Island, with its natural beauty that rivals the world renowned island of Bali, is home to a number of intriguing tourist attractions, such as Pura Batu Bolong Temple. Lombok’s capital city is bustling Mataram, and not far away is the Senggigi, the island’s center for international tourism. The most popular attraction here is Senggigi Beach, which looks very mysterious with its black rocks on white sand. On one of its hole-ridden black rocks stands Pura Batu Bolong, which in English means “rock with a hole”.
When visiting Lombok, it doesn’t make sense not to visit Senggigi Beach, and when visiting Senggigi Beach, it is a must to visit Pura Batu Bolong, which is found very near the beach. Lombok is one of the islands in the Lesser Sunda chain of islands found in the West Nusa Terraga Province in Indonesia. The nearby island of Bali is in Central Java, although these two paradise islands are only 45 km apart, separated by the Lombok Strait. These two islands have many similarities – white sand beaches, colorful coral reefs, breathtaking waterfalls, and [Read more…]