Lombok has the most unique variety of beaches that are different from beaches in general. You can imagine the various beautiful beaches that lie on this island.
Lombok is very popular among domestic and foreign tourists, especially those who like water tourism.
There are many other tourist sites and one of them is Sade Traditional Village which describes a beautiful panorama as well as the village situation which is still very traditional.
Visiting Sade Traditional Village you will be taken to a place that does not seem to care about the flow of modernization.
Here are some unique things that you will encounter when visiting this village.
- The floor is covered with buffalo dung
Unlike floors at houses in general, in Sade Village, the floor of the house is covered with buffalo dung every time. The goals are to make floors clean from dust, to strengthens the floor and it has a function to prevent insects, especially mosquitoes from entering the house.
- The residence of Sasak Tribe
Sade Village is the residence of the Sasak Tribe, which is the original tribe of Lombok. Ada sekitar 700 people in the village. Marriages in this village are still carried out in one clump so that the authenticity of the residents is still very much maintained.
- Houses with various functions
The houses in Sade Village are made in various types, including the Bale Bonter, Bale Kodong, and Bale Tani.
These types of houses are based on their function. Bale Bonter serves as a home for village officials.
Bale Bonter has a function for customary trials.
Bale Kodong is a place to live for elderly people or for people who have just married but still do not have a place to live.
Bale Tani, is a house for people who mostly work as farmers.
- Earthquake resistant houses
In Sade Village, there are around 150 rumah. These houses are still very simple. The walls are from woven bamboo, the roofs are form dry reeds, and floors are made of a mixture of clay and rice husks. The buildings in Sade Village are earthquake-resistant houses. After a big earthquake that rocked Sade Village several years ago, the houses in Sade Village still look sturdy.
- Woven fabric
Women in Lombok Sade Traditional Village are required to be able to weave. The women in this village mostly work as weavers. When you come to Sade, don’t forget to buy woven fabrics that are sold by the local residents.