Mataram

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Mataram showing a pond and a temple or place of worship as well as a couple

With water palaces, temples, markets and museums, Lombok’s laid-back capital has plenty to rewards travellers who choose to linger.

Lombok’s capital, Mataram,offers royal palaces and playgrounds, temples, markets and parklands. Whilemany visitors use it simply as a transit point, the city has enough provincialand cultural charms to reward those who linger.

Explore Lombok’s rich historyand culture at the Museum Negeri. The museum houses thousands of fascinatingitems such as masks, fabrics and traditional weapons.

Browse the stores andstalls of Mataram Mall, four floors of clothing boutiques, electronics storesand food outlets. For a more old-school Asian feel, wander through the marketsand small independent stores at Cakranegara. Here, you’ll find pearl shops,gold stores and retailers selling sporting goods, fabrics and handicrafts.

Spend an hour or two atthe Mayura Water Palace, built in 1744 as the administrative centre of Balineseroyal court. Relax by the large artificial lake and lotus pool. Then walk overto the floating pavilion that was once a law court and meeting place.

Just across the road isPura Meru, the largest temple in Lombok. Soak up the lavish decor of thiselaborate Hindu place of worship. The temple complex, dedicated to the godsBrahma, Vishnu and Shiva, contains three courtyards and more than 30 shrines.

Check out the former royalplayground at Narmada Park in Lembuak. This garden is about 6 miles (10 kilometers)east of Mataram and contains a Hindu temple, swimming pool, small lakes andattractive lawns. Stop by the “Fountain of Youth”, so named because its springwaters from Mount Ringani were believed to confer a long life on those whodrank from it.

Situated on the westernside of Lombok Island, Mataram is approximately 24 miles (39 kilometers) fromLombok International Airport. To get around the city take the regular shuttlebus, hail a taxi or hire a car or motorcycle. Other modes of transport includesmall minibuses called “bemos” and horse-drawn carts called “cidomos”.

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Hart Hotel Premium Rapatmaja
3 out of 5
Jl. Rapatmaja No.3, Cilinaya, Kec. Cakranegara, Mataram, Nusa Tenggara Bar.
The price is £16 per night from 26 Oct to 26 Oct
Situated in Mataram, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Mataram Mall, Pura Meru and Mayura Park. Islamic Center NTB and Lombok Epicentrum Mall are also ...
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Lombok Astoria Hotel
Lombok Astoria Hotel
4 out of 5
Jl Jendral Sudirman 40 Rembiga, Mataram, Mataram, ID
Situated in Mataram, this spa hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Mataram Mall, Mayura Park and Pura Meru. Islamic Center NTB is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) away.
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Hotel Santika Mataram - Lombok
Hotel Santika Mataram - Lombok
3 out of 5
Jl. Pejanggik No. 32, Selaparang, Nusa Tenggara Barat, Mataram, Lombok
The price is £25 per night from 6 Nov to 6 Nov
Located in the heart of Mataram, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Islamic Center NTB and Mataram Mall. Lombok Epicentrum Mall and Mayura Park are also within ...
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"We stayed at Hotel Santika for two nights. As a stop station after a long holiday in Gili islands, our stay at the hotel was perfect. For our family (with kids) we stayed in 2 superior rooms. Overall it was a pleasant stay. The rooms are clean, the breakfast is also perfect with a lot of traditional ..."

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Bidari Villas Lombok
Bidari Villas Lombok
Jl. Raya Pemenang - Setangi, Mataram, Lombok
Situated in Mataram, this villa is within 1 mile (2 km) of Mataram Mall, Mayura Park and Pura Meru. Islamic Center NTB and Lombok Epicentrum Mall are also within ...
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Villa Matahari Terbenam
Villa Matahari Terbenam
4 out of 5
Jalan Bukit Batu Layar No. 19, Senggigi, Lombok, Mataram
Situated near the beach, this villa is within 1 mile (2 km) of Mataram Mall, Islamic Center NTB and Mayura Park. Pura Meru and Lombok Epicentrum Mall are also ...
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87-77 Jl. Adi Sucipto, D4, Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara
Situated in Mataram, this holiday home is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Islamic Center NTB and within 6 miles (10 km) of Lombok Epicentrum Mall and Mataram Mall. Pura ...
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