Samarinda Islamic Center Mosque is the mosque located in Samarinda, East Kalimantan, Indonesia, which is the most magnificent mosques and the second largest in Southeast Asia after Istiqlal Mosque. In the foreground of the Mahakam river banks, this mosque has a tower and a large dome that stands upright. This mosque stands on an area of approximately 12 hectares with a total building area reaches 50 thousand m2. This location was previously a land area of the former sawmill owned by PT Inhutani I, who later donated to the Government of East Kalimantan Province. Islamic Development Center also is expected to arouse the spirit of togetherness in an effort to face the global era, in addition to a public demand for Samarinda has a place of worship means adequate. This mosque has a main building area of 43,500 square meters. To support the building area is 7115 square meters and a floor area of 10,235 square meters basement. While the ground floor of the mosque area of 10,270 square meters and the main floor area of 8185 square meters. While the mezzanine floor area (balcony) is 5,290 square meters. This location was previously a former land areas owned sawmill Inhutani I were then donated to the Provincial Government of East Kalimantan. The mosque building has as many as seven towers where the main tower as high as 99 meters meaningful asmaul husna or names of God whose number 99. The main tower consists of building 15 floors each floor an average height of 6 meters. Meanwhile, the stairs from the ground floor into the main floor of the mosque in number as many as 33 steps. This amount is deliberately equated to a third of beads. In addition to the main tower, the building also has six towers on the side of the mosque. Each of these four in every corner of the mosque as high as 70 meters and two towers at the gate as high as 57 meters. Six tower is also significant as the six pillars.
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