Stock Photo Description
Stock photo of Masjid Al-Karomah the Great Mosque of Martapura, a stunning Religious site dedicated to the Islamic faith. The Masjid Al-Karomah is a Mosque of considerable dimensions situated in Martapura (better known for giving the name to one of Indonesia’s longest rivers, the Martapura River) in Banjar Regency of Kalimantan, Borneo. The Masjid Al-Karomah has its beginnings back in the year 1863 when construction of the great Mosque began. Known at that time as Masjid Jami Martapura the Mosque was constructed of Bornean Ironwood (Kayu Ulin) a hardy and robust hardwood which was found in abundance at the time. This modern construction or renovation of the Mosque consists mainly of concrete with stainless steel roof framework and the domes coated in enamel.