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Address: Lombok, Indonesia
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Sasak Trail of Lombok Full-Day Tour
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An Interesting visit

On our way to this village it had been raining very heavily so we were the only ones there and most of the weavers homes were closed, however we talked to a couple of lovely... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

I think that Lombok Traditional Outfit is really nice and cute. I am so happy to be able to try it here and take a lot of pictures. The guide here will help you to put on the clothes and take pictures. You only need to pay as much as you want, they don't really charge for the outfit and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

On our way to this village it had been raining very heavily so we were the only ones there and most of the weavers homes were closed, however we talked to a couple of lovely ladies whilst weaving, told very interesting stories of how women cannot marry unless they can weave as they bring in the bulk of the money,... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

This village is very popular for its traditional weaving works or "Tenun Tradisional Lombok". Most of the house in this village do weaving producing songket or variety of Tenun Lombok such as Scarf, Table Cover etc.. There is a big shop running by a Cooperative called Patuh. It exhibits the process weaving, and the guide will explain. Very interesting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I learned hiw people weave in Sukarara Village. You can buy the Songket, made by local people. Moreover, you can see directly the process, wear the traditional clothes and take photos near the traditional house which is located next to the shop.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

In sukarara all the homes weave. You can have a small tour of the village. We went before tourist peak season. So it was worth it. There is one big shop run by their co-op so the money does go back hopefully to the villagers. We did buy a few pieces. Understand pls that these are woven as compared to... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

Very interesting to see how the cloth were woven as it is complicated. Bought a few material for wedding attire.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

It was a good place to visit to understand about the local people and their way of life. It is not a built up place for tourists but the actual location of the village, and the people living there still. Very worth the visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

Short tour to Traditional Lombok Weaving Village called Sukarara. All women do weaving. The process could be 1 month to make full sarong. I bought it one. quite expensive, but worth after saw how they made it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

I sew so I was very interested in seeing what they made. The quality is incredible and if you bargain, prices are good when you consider the hours of labor. The shop is full of items but there were other places throughout the village we did not have time to see as part of a day tour. I tried weaving... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

Our tour would not be complete without learning about the local culture. Sukarara Village is where you get to learn about the weaving tradition of the Sasak tribe and understand the significance of cloth weaving in their daily lives. The host was friendly and communicated well with us. You can participate in the weaving demonstration and wear their traditional attires... More 

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