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Address: Flores, Indonesia

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Must see place!

Great view in the raising sun time! Short walk from car parking and a lot space to see three lakes. Must see!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
mpmdembi
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Krakow, Poland

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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great view in the raising sun time! Short walk from car parking and a lot space to see three lakes. Must see!

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Munich, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I got up very early in the morning to see the sunrise over Mount Kelimutu with its 3 lakes. I had a stunning view over the area. Also the history and the legend about this volcano is highly interesting. It has a wonderful nature around and the colour of the lakes changed every minute. A must see!!!

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Thank Zwillingsseele
Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice location especially during sunrise. The walk is very easy. To get up it is 13km from Moni. I recommend using a Scooter if you are not interested in hiking down by yourself. Otherwise get a driver for 300k. It is the common price. If you are free in time don't go on Sunday. It is twice the price!!... More 

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sure, everyone want to see the 3 lakes. So you are not alone at sunrise.. but everyone who made it to Mt. Kelimutu on Flores deserve´s the view. We loved it. Sitting there waiting for the sunrise, trinking tea and enjoying every minute. The concert of singing birds just after sunrise made it even more magic. If you have the... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth it, take a motorbike! Forget staying in the local village, Ende is plenty close. Afternoon is the best time to be there, no crowds.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although it is a 3 color lakes, you can actually only see two on one side as the last one is on the opposite side of the viewpoint. Nevertheless it is a stunning view indeed. You need to go there around 4:30AM if you stay in one of the lodges in Moni village. The Wallk up is not exactly easy... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Beautiful National Park. It involves a long drive up steep roads, but the lakes are absolutely gorgeous and the views of the surround area are amazing. It is incredibly peaceful at the top. The entrance fee is a bit steep for foreigners, but it is worth it.

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Thank tedzeppelin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

we startet from moni at 1:30 in the night. we were allmost on the top of the volcano at 4:30. enjoyed the beautyfull sunrise around 5:45 to 6:30. also possible to get a taxi up and down for 100 each person.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

This was the first stop on our tour of Moni and the nearby area and the highlight of the whole area. There are three lakes on top of the mountain, each a different colour - it was really remarkable to see two so close to other, yet look so different. As beautiful as the sunrise was, it's not the most... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Moni, the nearest village so that we can start at 4am to catch up the sun rise. The gate to the peak open at 4.30am, so we are about right when we arrive there. Walking up the hill is easy as there is stairs. It was cold and windy but the moment when the sun rise is... More 

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