Baitul Muttaqien Mosque or known as Samarinda Islamic Center is the one of the biggest Islamic complexes in Indonesia, with a mosque, dormitory, office and multipurpose building. The Islamic Centre was built on a piece of land that used to be a sawmill owned by PT. Inhutani I.
The mosque of the Samarinda Islamic Center is the second largest mosque in South East Asia after the Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta. The minaret design was inspired by those from the Prophet's Mosque in Madinah. The dome design was inspired from the Haghia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey. The mosque is capable to accomodate approximately 35,000 worshippers.
Masjid Baitul Muttaqien (Islamic Center), Samarinda - KALTIM