- On 13 Maret 2020
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Hubbul Wathan Mosque, West Nusa Tenggara Islamic Center : Recommendation Destination for Your Halal Tourism Trip
West Nusa Tenggara is one of the province in Indonesia which located in the Eastern of Indonesia between Bali and East Nusa Tenggara. Just like Bali, West Nusa Tenggara is also known as one of the best tourism destination in Indonesia, consist of two beautiful islands with many places that you can explore. You can experience the beauty of its beaches, mountain, waterfall and many more. Not only provides you with the best view, West Nusa Tenggara also offer you the best service and facilities. This services include the service as the halal tourism destination or moslem friendly tourism, give you the best experience when you spend your days at West Nusa Tenggara, especially in Lombok.
In 2015, Lombok got two awards from World Halal Travel Awards (WHTA). Lombok win the category as the World Best Halal Tourism Destination and World Best Halal Honeymoon Destination. Since then, the number of tourists come to Lombok keep increasing rapidly 50% more than before. This awards make Lombok the comfortable place for Moslem on non Moslem tourists. For Moslem, they easily find places for pray, halal guaranteed food and friendly moslem Hotel. This award not only beneficial for the Moslem but also for those non Moslem because it provides the same comfortable place for holiday.
If you want to experience more the halal tourism, you can come and visit many religious tourism destination in Lombok. One of the famous place is Hubbul Wathan Mosque or usually known as West Nusa Tenggara Islamic Centre.
This Islamic Center is located at the capital city of West Nusa Tenggara, Mataram city, more specific at Dasan Agung, Selaparang Sub District. So if you stayed at hotel in Mataram, it won’t take a long time reach the mosque. But if you come from the airport, you will need 45 minutes to be arrived.
West Nusa Tenggara Islamic Center is not only used as the worship place, it also open for tourist destination and has 3 main facilities. There are ballroom, library and playground. The Ballroom usually the place for many seminar or event at the Islamic Center.
Hubbul Wathan Mosque was built in 2010 on the area of 74.749 square meter, dominated with the color cream and green. It is officially in 2013. It has 4 towers and one big luxury dome in the middle of the towers. One of its tower was named “Asmaul Husna Tower” with the high is 99 meters, just like the number of Allah other names. It consists of 99 beautiful names called “Asmaul Husna”. This tower are open for public, you can access it and see the beauty of Mataram citiy at the top of the tower. That is why this tower is the spot the interest many visitor at Hubbul Wathan Mosque.
Then you will see the design of the mosque dome. That was made based on the traditional design of three ethnics in West Nusa Tenggara, which are Sasak from Lombok Island, Samawa and Bojo from Sumbawa Island. This mosque is the symbol of West Nusa Tenggara which also known as the “Province with Thousands of Mosques” since 1970. There are around 9000 mosques in West Nusa Tenggara. Hubbul Wathan Mosque then become the center of those 9000 mosques.
With its beautiful design, interior and size, Hubbul Wathan Mosque becomes the 6th Largest and the most luxurious mosque in South East Asia. You won’t be disappointed when you visit this place. If you want to capture your moment at West Nusa Tenggara Islamic Center, you will see many good spots to take picture.
You can come and visit The Mosques anytime but if you want to see the interior inside the building, you better come after 11 AM. The visitors usually crowded at the weekend. The visitors are people from any ages, adult, students and children. Before you come to the mosque, you need to wear a clothes that cover your body politely because this is the worship place. But if you already wear your casual clothes that is not covering enough, the committee provides you a cloak for you to wear while walking around the mosque. If you want to find more amazing experience, you should come on Ramadhan, there will be bazaar for a whole month with various products and food. Not only that, the committee will also hold many events during Ramadhan and invite different Imam (priest).
So, do you have plan to visit this soon? If you do, you can join us in our trip package. But if you want to enjoy your time alone with your family or friends, you can rent your vehicle at Evan Trans Lombok or Sewa Motor Lombok, The best rental for bike and car at Lombok.