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East Lampung to develop 11 tourism attractions

East Lampung (ANTARA News) – The government of East Lampung District in Lampung Province, through the local Culture and Tourism Office, is making every effort to develop 11 tourism attractions in the district in its attempt to attract even more local and foreign tourists.

“East Lampung district government is ready to develop 11 tourist attractions that include natural, marine, and cultural tourism,” local Culture and Tourism Office Chief Mastur remarked.

Among many districts in the province, East Lampung is rich, beautiful and an interesting area with friendly people and a lot of tourist attractions.

According to him, among the 11 tourist attractions to be developed include the Way Kambas National Park, Pugung Raharjo Archaeological Park, Kerang Mas beach, Lake Kemuning, Lake Beringin, agro tourism and cultural tourism..

Of the 11 tourist attractions, Mastur said Kerang Mas beach in Labuhan Maringgai is now being developed.

Once this beach development is completed, Lake Kemuning and Lake Beringin will also be developed in stages in an effort to attract 250 thousand tourists to East Lampung in 2016.

“Our target is to see 250 thousand tourists visiting these tourist attractions this year,” Mastur said.

Lampung province has 64 waterfalls, numerous small, beautiful islands, and seven leading tourist areas where supporting infrastructure facilities are being improved.

The seven leading tourist areas are the Waikambas National Park; South Bukit Barisan National Park; Kiluan Bay; Tanjung Setia and Krui Marine Tourism; Siger Tower; Mount Anak Krakatau and Sebesi Island; and Bandarlampung Tourism Area.

Source: www.antaranews.com, 12 July 2016