In Lombok, there is a building that is so magnificent and has its own charm. The grandeur of the building can make anyone who sees it will feel amazed.
The building is the Mataram Islamic Center. It is located at Jalan Udayana, Gomong, Selaparang, Mataram City, West Nusa Tenggara. The Mataram Islamic Center has been established on a 7.6 hectare land with magnificent characteristics and integrates building from traditional styles of Lombok and Sumbawa.
The Mataram Islamic Center is equipped with towers reaching 99 meters high.
This number symbolizes the number of 99 names of Allah (Asmaul Husna). The part of the tower is the most favorite one because anyone can see the city of Mataram from the height of the tower during day and night.
Because the mosque is easy to find, even foreign tourists who were visiting West Nusa Tenggara shall be amazed by the magnificent and attractive building.
Do & Don’t when visiting Islamic Center :
√ Do wear proper outfits.
√ Do not enter the mosque area if you are a non-muslim or having your period.
√ Do take a site tour provided on-site.
√ Do not make a noise during the Praying time.
√ Do put some donations or pay the local guide at around 20K/person for the site tour.
√ Do not forget to snap as many pictures as you can and share them on your social media.
√ Do tell your friends that Lombok is awesome