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Lenang Indah, viral tourist destination in West Nusa Tenggara

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, June 15, 2017 | 03:02 pm
Lenang Indah, viral tourist destination in West Nusa Tenggara

A view of Yoyo Beach in West Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara. (Shutterstock/File)

Indonesia is blessed with a plethora of beautiful destinations spread across the archipelago. Thanks to the rise of social media, places that were once hidden gems are gaining popularity and attracting visitors.

The latest destination to be trending on social media is Lenang Indah, a field located in Lantung district, Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara.

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Formerly known as Lutuk Kebo Kerong or Lutuk Kuang Rea, Lenang Indah was once a cattle farm for buffaloes, horses and cows. Due to the popularity of Indian movies among the people of Lantung, residents later changed the name to Lenang India because it resembles the typical location for dancing-and-singing scenes often seen in Bollywood films.

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The destination is set to host the Kampung Syahdu Festival in September as part of the Samawa Cultural Festival in Lantung slated for Sept. 24 to 27. (kes)