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Great to learn about the local culture

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 21, 2015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Aruna B
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

1 Thank Barbara A
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 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 

Thank saraidylla
Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

this traditional weaving village is home to ladies who uses traditional weaving tools to create beautiful patterned textiles. they teach you how to weave, and later on they put you on these traditional attire and let you take pictures.. and finally they ask you to buy something. unfortunately we were not planning to buy anything but since we were the... More 

1 Thank Rinkaa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

It was ok for me to walk around their village and try to do the weaving. Its beautiful, but unfortunately its too expensive for us. We had a budget to go to Lombok. So we did buy one of the small one, for 30 bucks instead of 250 bucks

1 Thank Maretha I
De Pere, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

If you want to visit a truly traditional village, skip Sade and come here! While it is not pretty like touristy Sade, Sukarara is a a REAL village where people live, work, play and die. Since our guide knew that my spouse and I enjoy learning about the culture and lives of the people in the places we visit around... More 

3 Thank CJW913
Nilai, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

This village are known as a place to producing sarung or songket clothes that the people use for some event or daily use nowadays. My kids have fun to learn and wearing lombok traditional clothes. The price are quite expensive because you can get more cheaper in other place around lombok island.

1 Thank ZulkifliRazali
Jakarta, Indonesia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is NOT a village. I know when I see a village, this is NOT. It's basically a shop with 4 ladies weaving at the front of the shop. I think it's pretty much depends on your luck as to whom you would get as guide. MY guide definitely not the one you'd expect to get. He didn't explain much... More 

Thank areyuri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We visit this place as part of our tour. This place was bit far away from anywhere but here, you can see how people in Lombok create their unique textiles. It worth to visit as side trip. There is a local guide that will guide you and explain things about Lombok culture and their waving technique. Here, you also can... More 

Thank Arief R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Located not too far from Mataram city in Lombok. You'll appreciate and will understand why it's pricey once you know how to make tenun ikat. The people in this village are warm & friendly and you can even negotiate the price of each items. If you like traditional fabric this is the lace.

Thank Ron W

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