South Nias Regency has a lot of historical relics. One of them is the tradition Jump Rock or called by locals Hombo Stone. That now we can see in the village of South Nias regency Bawomataluo.
Tradition is in Bawomataluo has existed since time immemorial in the ancestors as a test of mental and physical for any youth tribe nias. The stone which is jumping boulders and arranged like a pyramid with a height of 2 (two) meters, width of 90 (ninety) inches and a length of 60 (sixty) centimeter on a flat surface and there is a small stone pillar as footing the horses to jump to a big rock.
Every young man recruited by Duke “Si’ila” and Penetua Peoples’ Si’ulu “tribe nias for practicing their fighting skills with the ability to train Jump Rock” Hombo Stone “and also Dance Dance War also called Fatele. So when young men are successful, then they be included to be the hometown of army troops positioned as a leader during the war at that time.
But apparently that’s not all, the Rock for Youth Jump Ability nias interest at the time, is also a requirement in their maturity woo a girl. Because if the tribal youths nias not afford to pass up this unique tradition, a minor or not worthy to enter marriage. Maturity is a young man of the tribe of nias seen through their ability to carry out the tradition Jump Rock.
But the first difference … different now. Today you can still see the stone jump traditions. But not in times of war. Tradition is always on show during a visit celebrating distinguished guests accompanied by dance or war dance called Fatele.You are merely traveled can see that tradition simply by paying Rp.100.000/1x leap.
if you want to visit tourist areas Lompat Batu Nias, you should not hesitate a hotel that is close to the Lompat Batu Nias. The following list of names we inform the hotel that you can make a place to stay overnight.
HOTEL DIAN OTOMOSI
Jl. Yos Sudarso KM. 3,2 Gunungsitoli, Nias, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia