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Lompat Batu (Fahombo)

| Desa Bawomatulo, Nias Island, Indonesia
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Quiet Amazing

The guy who jumps needs lot of courage, hats off to the young boys. they challenge you to lie down... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Praveen K
,
Medan, Indonesia
One of the must-see ceremonials in Indonesia

Fahombo is an ancient tradition, where a young man of age, will jump over 2.1mtr high of stone, as... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2016
Bonchank
,
Jakarta, Indonesia
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1 May 2017
“Quiet Amazing”
31 Jul 2016
“One of the must-see ceremonials in Indonesia”
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| Desa Bawomatulo, Nias Island, Indonesia
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

The guy who jumps needs lot of courage, hats off to the young boys. they challenge you to lie down above stones and they will jump above that and they do that with ease.

Thank Praveen K
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Fahombo is an ancient tradition, where a young man of age, will jump over 2.1mtr high of stone, as proof of his maturity and readiness to protect the village during the tribal wartime in Nias. The exercise will start at early age, where gradually the...More

Thank Bonchank
Reviewed 17 July 2016

I finally saw the attraction on my 4th visit to Nias. Went to Bawomataluo, a traditional village in Teluk Dalam. We had to climb up the hill to reach the venue. The view offered from the top of the hill is breath-taking. To see the...More

Thank MegaPandia
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Uniqe place to visit, take 2,5-3 hour from city can return to Gunung Sitoli for 1 day. We can see stone age civilization, palace and traditional village. But some local can be some annoying to selling handicraft. Advise to using local guide.

Thank Hendry S
Reviewed 19 April 2016

This tradition was previously a test for a boy whether he may join the war or not. Today, we can ask our local tour guide to arrange it. If you are travelling in a group, it is better to combine this attraction with traditional dances,...More

Thank Wardono
Reviewed 5 May 2015

in Bawomataluo village everyday they will jump if you have 200,000 IDR to pay, the stone about 2 meters, no safety. This attraction so famous in Nias, make sure you visit it when you come to Nias.

2  Thank Gifari A
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