Mataram attractions

Top Choice Temple in Mataram

Pura Lingsar

This large temple compound is the holiest in Lombok. It was built in 1714 by King Anak Agung Ngurah and is nestled beautifully in lush rice fields. It is multidenominational, with a temple for Balinese Hindus (Pura …
Mosque in Mataram

Islamic Center Nusa Tenggara Barat

Opened in 2016, and superficially damaged in the 2018 quakes, this towering green-and-gold mosque is the most striking building in Lombok, with fabulous views from the top of its tallest minaret (it rises 114m above…
Hindu Temple in Mataram

Pura Meru

Pura Meru is the largest and second-most important Hindu temple on Lombok. Built in 1720, it’s dedicated to the Hindu trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. The inner court has 33 small shrines and three thatched teak…
Park in Mataram

Mayura Water Palace

Built in 1744, this palace includes the former king’s family temple, which is a pilgrimage site for Lombok’s Hindus on 24 December. In 1894 it was the site of bloody battles between the Dutch and Balinese. You can g…