SAYANG- SAYANG ART MARKET
Grown into a craft center selling processed bamboo and rattan, Sayang – Sayang village in West Lombok built a craft center: the Sayang-Sayang Art Market. But in the recent development, the craft center also provides other craft commonly known as typical products of Lombok such as Sasak woven fabrics, wood crafts and pottery.
This travel destination has the same route with a trip to the Pura Lingsar, precisely in the Sayang-sayang village, Cakranegara West Lombok district area. Access to the site is quite comfortable with a wide hot-mixed asphalt roadway.
If you stay in Senggigi beach, you do not need to pass through dense urban areas of Mataram to reach this one of craft centers of West Lombok district. North-circular path through an old airport area in Rembiga, continue to eastward and then turn right towards the Sayang-Sayang village. There is big gate with Sentra Kerajinan Sayang-Sayang (Sayang-Sayang Craft Center) written on it that indicates you’ve arrived at the location.
Not only get a wide range of handicrafts typical of Lombok, this village also provides a wide range of culinary spots that support the activities of your tour. There are many cafes providing a variety of drinks, and Lesehans (traditional restaurants) with the main menu of various fresh freshwater fish along Ahmad Yani – name of street that make it easier for or from Senggigi to Sayang-Sayang village.
In the center of the craft you can also learn how to make one of the crafts made in this village, for example, products from rattan or bamboo. Ask to guide of your tour package for this.
The price of craft products in Sayang-Sayang ranges from thousands to millions of rupiah. The price difference is due to the quality of materials and the results, level of difficulty or specificity of craft models (model or design is a limited production according to buyer demand).