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Meratus Mountains

Meratus Mountains, Loksado, South Hulu Sungai Regency, South Kalimantan, Indonesia

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About Meratus Mountains

The Meratus Mountains is a mountain range in the Indonesian province of South Kalimantan, on Borneo island. The mountains run in a north-south arc that divides South Kalimantan province into two almost equal parts. Its highest peak is Mount Besar with 1,892 meters.  The mountains are inhabited by the "semi-nomadic" Meratus Dayak people.  In the 1990s the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation reintroduced 350 orangutans into the protected Meratus and Sungai Wain forests. Due to extensive deforesta



Attractions near Meratus Mountains

Great Mosque of Al-Karomah Martapura98.73km from Meratus Mountains

A beautiful mosque that was located in the heart of the South Kalimantan which was built in the Dutch colonial period.  The main structure of Jami 'Martapura made of ironwood. Wood is used as a raw material for the walls and floor of the mosque.  It is one of the great examples of Middle Eastern architecture.

Museum Lambung Mangkurat102.46km from Meratus Mountains

Lambung Mangkurat Museum is a museum in Jalan Ahmad Yani 36, Banjarbaru, South Kalimantan, Indonesia. The museum has a notable collection of artifacts related to the Banjar and Dayak peoples, with many items being excavated from archaeological sites all around Kalimantan. It is also home to an array of ancient Hindu objects.

MASJID JAMI BANJARMASIN114.48km from Meratus Mountains

One of the great mosque which was located in the heart of the South Kalimantan and also which was famous for its architectural importance.

Protestant Church in Western Indonesia115.43km from Meratus Mountains

The Protestant Church in Western Indonesia is a Reformed Church, and its theology is based on the teaching of John Calvin. It was established in 31 October 1948. It was called the "De Protestantse Kerk in Westelijk Indonesie", founded in 1605 in Ambon, Moluccas. In its formative years it consisted of seven classes: Jabar, Java, Jatim, Sumatra, Bangka, Borneo, Sulawesi. It is a member of the World Communion of Reformed Churches the World Council of Churches and the Christian Conference in Asia.

Masjid Raya Sabilal Muhtadin Banjarmasin115.58km from Meratus Mountains

Grand Mosque of Sabilal Muhtadin is the largest mosque in Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, Indonesia, in terms of capacity to accommodate people. The name chosen for this Banjarmasin Sultan Mosque is a tribute and appreciation to the late Grand Scholars, Sheikh Muhammad al-Banjary Arsyad, who had developed Islam in the kingdom of Banjar or South Kalimantan region now.

Sultan Suriansyah Mosque115.66km from Meratus Mountains

Sultan Suriansyah Mosque is the oldest mosque in South Kalimantan. Built about 300 years ago during the reign of Tuan Guru, the first Banjarese King to convert to Islam. The mosque is located in the village of Kuin Utara, in Banjarmasin. This location was near the site where the palace complex was before annihilated by the colonial Dutch.  The roof is layered, showing Banjar's pre-Islamic architecture. Unique to old mosques of Banjar, the mihrab has its own roof, separated from the main building

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It is located in Kalimantan, the Indonesian territory of Borneo. Banjarmasin city of South Kalimantan is known for its floating market. The floating market is a traditional market that is located on the Barito River and is open between 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 pm.