Mataluo (Lompat Batu), Nias Island

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  • If you look at Indonesia paper money worth 1,000 ago, there is a picture of the jump from Nias. Jump Rock sits the village of Bawomataluo which is in the South Nias. Gunungsitoli airport towards this place takes 2.5-4 hours attempt by using four-wheeled vehicles. Photo cubes and jump attractions with local traditional clothes are also offered there.
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  • Ya'ahowu!! First visited Nias back in 1990 and had he chance to visit annually after that until 1993. So much have changed. We no longer have to climb so many stairs like before because of the new roa...  more »
  • A must see albeit it costs and they hassle a lot to buy stuff. Check out the Kings house as well as the stone jumping, that costs extra.  more »
  • Very impressive place. Too bad that people throw their rubbish everywhere.
  • Ohh wanna come back
  • Nias also has a tradition known as "Fahombo o Hombo" or Traditional of Jumping Stone (Lompat Batu). Since the age of 10, a boy n Nias island is ready to take turn doing "Fahombo" Jump Stone for more than 2 meters high. If they can do it, they will be considered as an adult who can join military and get married. This even (Stone Jumping) can be seen in Bawo Mataluo or Bawomataluo Village, South Nias regency
  • Stone-jumping, in their foreign language called 'Hombo Batu', now became one of tourism attraction to the village. formerly it was a trial to a man who want to join the army. If they can jump through this 2-metres-stacked-stone, then they will have a pride as a men and also pass the test to join the army in order to defend their villages.
  • Nice place to experience local culture

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