Mataram

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Mataram which includes a temple or place of worship and a pond 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. While many visitors use it simply as a transit point, the city has enough provincial and cultural charms to reward those who linger.

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

Browse the stores and stalls of Mataram Mall, four floors of clothing boutiques, electronics stores and food outlets. For a more old-school Asian feel, wander through the markets and 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 at the Mayura Water Palace, built in 1744 as the administrative centre of Balinese royal court. Relax by the large artificial lake and lotus pool. Then walk over to the floating pavilion that was once a law court and meeting place.

Just across the road is Pura Meru, the largest temple in Lombok. Soak up the lavish decor of this elaborate Hindu place of worship. The temple complex, dedicated to the gods Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva, contains three courtyards and more than 30 shrines.

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

Situated on the western side of Lombok Island, Mataram is approximately 39 kilometres (24 miles) from Lombok International Airport. To get around the city take the regular shuttle bus, hail a taxi or hire a car or motorcycle. Other modes of transport include small minibuses called “bemos” and horse-drawn carts called “cidomos”.

Hart Hotel Premium Rapatmaja
Hart Hotel Premium Rapatmaja
3 out of 5
Jl. Rapatmaja No.3, Cilinaya, Kec. Cakranegara, Mataram, Nusa Tenggara Bar.
The price is AU$30 per night from 17 Oct. to 17 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 ...
Hart Hotel Premium Rapatmaja
Lombok Astoria Hotel
Lombok Astoria Hotel
4 out of 5
Jl Jendral Sudirman 40 Rembiga, Mataram, Mataram, ID
The price is AU$58 per night from 23 Oct. to 23 Oct.
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.
4.5/5 Wonderful! (50 reviews)
"Kkebersihan kamar,menu sarapan"

Reviewed on 9 Jul. 2021

Lombok Astoria Hotel
Aston Inn Mataram
Aston Inn Mataram
4 out of 5
Jalan Panca Usaha No 1, Mataram, Lombok
The price is AU$62 per night from 17 Oct. to 17 Oct.
Located in the heart of Mataram, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Mataram Mall, Pura Meru and Mayura Park. Islamic Center NTB and Lombok Epicentrum Mall ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (105 reviews)
Good for a short stay
"For a short stay it's ok, the rate is quite cheap. Food taste was somehow strange. The aircon was not working, I called a 3pm, nobody was coming. Only after another call mechanic arrived a 9pm!!! to fix. When my husband arrives, security asked him to put on the mask, even many people inside walking ..."

Reviewed on 26 Oct. 2020

Aston Inn Mataram
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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 ...
Bidari Villas Lombok
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 ...
Villa Matahari Terbenam
Suitable for your journey, family or business vacation in Lombok Island.
Suitable for your journey, family or business vacation in Lombok Island.
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 ...
Suitable for your journey, family or business vacation in Lombok Island.
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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