Most of the time, temples and other cultural buildings always provide ancient and unique architectural hiding the histories behind why they were built. This happens not just in Lombok Island, but in many other places where temples were built too. This is why people always think that visiting temples is more boring than exciting. There will be just old buildings to take pictures and see and done. However, a different experience can be enjoyed if you try visiting the two interesting temples in Lombok Island, Pura Suranadi and Pura Narmada. Why? they have unique features you can enjoy more than just old historical buildings.
Pura Suranadi is one of the temples can be found in Lombok, which offers more than just nice ancient buildings to see. The location of this temple is unique. This was built in the middle of tourism forest providing a nice and natural view. Because of the location, this place is peaceful and quite. The air is fresh and the view is gorgeous. Again, because of the location, you may see some monkeys wandering around the temple making you feel like you are in a wild jungle. Not far from the temple, there is Taman Wisata Alam Suranadi, a great place to enjoy because it is featured with green big trees, fresh air and natural environment. If you need more excitement, try to visit Taman Pemandian Suranadi with its small pool with fresh water from water springs and a fountain called Pancuran Sembilan.
The other destination is Pura Narmada, which is also known as Taman Narmada. This area is well built and designed to look like a mountain with natural views surroundings. The look of this place resembles the view of Gunung Rinjani, because it was said that Taman Narmada was built because the builder wanted to copy the beauty of Gunung Rinjani and brought it here. You can climb up the numerous stirs to reach the top of the temple. Once you are on top, you can see the beautiful surroundings of the temple with the natural swimming pool and the green trees. There is also a pool with fresh water originally coming from water springs in Gunung Rinjani. The water is clean and fresh and it can be even used to swim. You will find many visitors swimming in the pool with fresh air when you come to visit. You will get tired climbing the stairs, but you will not regret it once you get the top because there is something gorgeous waiting.
So, more than just historical, cultural buildings, these temples provide a different experience with the features offered. Fresh swimming pools, beautiful fountains, nice forest, fresh air and many other things are there to enjoy. You will not feel bored because you can do many things more than just staring the building and taking pictures. There is so much fun to feel with your lovely ones. You can put these two great places in your destination list if you want to come visiting Lombok Island.