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Tanah Lot

Tanah Lot Shrine in Bali (photo: pesonaindonesia)

Tanah Lot Temple

Tanah Lot Temple is one of Bali’s most important landmarks, where you can enjoy a spectacular sunset landscape. Its unique offshore setting, the spirit of the place of ancient Hindu shrine offers you an unforgettable experience. Tanah Lot temple complex is surrounded by smaller shrines where you can visit and find the unique architecture of traditional Bali temples. It also hosts a cultural park that shows dance performances regularly. Tanah Lot temple is located in Beraban Village, Tabanan Regency, about 20 Km from Kuta beach and Denpasar city.

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Batik Motifs

Buketan Bali

The Balinese bouquet (Buketan Bali) is a floral arrangement and the name is

Pisang Bali

This batik motif is usually given by a person to his/her lover who is

Merak Abyorhokokai

The peacock batik motif depicts the bird’s beauty as the focal point of

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

 

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Tengkawang Ampiek

With its many advantages, the Dayaks use this leaf in ritual ceremonies. This plant is a symbol of

Biji Kopi

The coffee seeds motif illustrates the pride of local coffee specialities in

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

a combination of Javanese cultural motif of the Majapahit kingdom (XII-XIV century) with

Gumin Tambun

Based on Hindu mythology, this motif symbolizes lucks, abundant wealth, and

Dayak Kamang

Kamang motif is generally found in the Dayak tribe shield because it is believed to

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

The Batik motifs in Lampung are dominated by the acculturation of Buddhist and

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Taiganja

Taiganja is a precious gold pendant that shows the social status of the Kaili family. It is

Burung Bidadari

Bidadari birds are endemic birds in Halmahera. This motif represents an

Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat motif represents the marine life at Raja Ampat archipelago in

Daun Sirih

This motif illustrates betel leaves that are used by Lombok communities as traditional

Leuit Sijimat

This motif reflects the daily activities of the Baduy tribe in Banten. The main ornaments of batik motif consist of:

Tanah Liek

The word “Tanah Liek” refers to clay in Minang language. It is also known as

Daun Simpor

This motif is inspired by the Simpor plant (Dillenia Suffruticosa) which is a typical

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

If Batik Besurek combines Arabic calligraphy motifs, then the Kaganga batik takes

Gajah Way Kambas

The motif illustrates the Lampung’s natural reserve, the Way Kambas. it also symbolizes

Lipaq Sabe

Lipaq Saqbe contains a simple geometric classical motif with various flower decorations. This textile is

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Insang Ikan

Insang refers to the gills of the fish. This is a typical pattern of Malay ethnic who inhabits

Gigi Haruan Lidi

The Gigi Haruan Lidi motif is taken from the name of the cork fish and is a symbol of

Merak Ngeram

The hatching peacock motif has a very deep meaning which refers to the sacrifice and

Lontara

The Lontara script itself is a typical ancient script of Bugis and Makassar communities. History records that

Pucuk Rebung Riau

Pucuk Rebung symbolizes heart determination in achieving goals, good luck, and

Ukir Sentani

The Ukir motif is a batik motif that is inspired by various traditional Sentani wood carvings

Durian Pecah

Broken Durian motifs depict the foundation of faith. The second half signifies the mastery of

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Singayaksa

The Singayaksa motif comes from the name of a place where Sultan Hasanuddin used to

Gamolan

This motif illustrates Gamolan, a bamboo musical instrument of Lampung that is

Sandeq

Sandeq Boat is a symbol of the maritime importance of the West Sulawesi region. The greatness of

Tangerang Herang

Tangerang Herang motif is a symbol of Tangerang city. The Tangerang Herang batik motif consists of

Gonggong Siput

Gonggong (Strombus Turturella) is one type of sea snail found around

Parang Seling

Parang Seling or “alternating daggers” is a royal batik motif. It is a feminine variant of

Srimanganti

The name of the Srimanganti motif is derived from Palace’s hallway that connects to

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Honai

The Honai is inspired by the traditional house of the Papuan community living in

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Besurek Rafflesia

The term “Basurek” refers to a textile that contains letters or inscriptions

Gonggong Beruntun

This motif illustrates that a person should maintain a positive attitude and

Kasih Tak Sampai

‘Kasih Tak Sampai’ is an idiom in the Indonesian language which refers to

Pintu Aceh

The motif is inspired by Aceh’s traditional architecture that has

Desa Na Tolu

The Desa Na Tolu characteristic pattern symbolizes the Batak philosophy of existence and

Abimanyu Prince

This motif implies a hope that the wearer will have the wisdom of

Jumputan Bintang

The word Jumputan means the tie-dye technique, while the word “Bintang” refers to

Kuda Kupang

Horses symbolize wealth. It contains noble values of virtuous characters that bring

Tikar Natuna

The Tikar Natuna motif is adapted from the traditional making of pandanus mats in

Gorga Simeol-Meol

The Gorga Simeol-meol is a pattern of plant tendrils. it is regarded as a symbol of longevity and

Asmat Papua

The batik motif illustrates the Asmat’s sacred tribal motifs that are

Tenun Bima

The motifs are adopted from Bima woven textile. This pattern has received a great

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

The motif illustrates the philosophy of the mangosteen fruit, which is

Kalo Sara

Kalo Sara is a sacred motif for Tolaki ethnic. It is considered as

Kuda Sepasang

For the people of Kupang, having a strong horse is a matter of

Wirasat

Wirasat or divine inspiration is a gift from God. This inspiration is symbolized by

Anggrek Tewu

This motif is created based on the local wisdom and philosophy of

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Dayak Taghol

Dayak Taghol has a distinctive style of four curved lines and small dots. This motif represents

Sekar Jati

Sekar means flower and Jati refers to teak trees that symbolizes a strong mental character that

Enggang Dayak

Local people beliefs that hornbills are an incarnation of the Commander of the Birds. It has supernatural

Prada Papua

The word “Prada” in the Javanese-Indonesian dialect means a batik textile that

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Alam Pantai

The word “Alam Pantai” refers to the natural beauty of

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Lok Baintan Floating Market

As you can imagine, the most authentic thing is that you can buy things and even

Karawo Pinang

Pinang refers to the Palm areca tree. This motif is considered as the original

Mahkota Siger

Siger is the crown of a noblewoman in ancient time. It is a symbol of femininity, strength, and

Tubo Kelapa

Coconut tree is a symbol of a good character and strong mentality. It illustrates the more success a person, the more

Gurdo Solo

Gurdo or garuda bird is the mount of the Indian god Vishnu. As the Sun Bird,

Sido Mulyo

Sidomulyo is one of the classical motifs, which is specifically used for the bride’s costume in

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Rasamala

The Rasamala Batik motif is associated with a story when the Dutch came

Angsa Duo

According to legend, the Angso duo batik motif is a pair of swans that are believed to have led Princess

Bekantan Pakis

This motif represents Pakis Haji (Polystichum setiferum), an endemic plant in

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Sero Tangga

The Sero Tangga illustrates an endearing feeling and sacrifices of a person to fulfil

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Rangkiang

The word “Rangkiang” refers to the rice granary in the Minangkabau language. It symbolizes

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Bale Lumbu

This motif signifies the welfare of the ancient Sasak society. Bale also symbolizes the

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Awan Berarak

Awan Berarak is a combination of Dayak motifs and Malay patterns. The word ‘Awan Berarak’ means the

Tongkonan

Toraja’s traditional house is called Tongkonan. Tongkonan is a place for

Manguni Minahasa

Manguni is identified as the symbol of the Minahasa people. Manguni is known as a

Ake Patra

Ake is related to the divinity and the composition of the universe. It is a symbol of

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

It symbolizes the hierarchy in society and the social status of the Mekongga

Keluak Daun Pakis

The word “Keluak” is a Minang language which means twisted or tangled. The Motif of

Buketan Bali

The Balinese bouquet (Buketan Bali) is a floral arrangement and the name is

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

The Vertical Upright (Kerawang Tegak) Motif symbolizes a person who has a strong

Rumah Mamuju

the Batik motif illustrates the house of Mamuju King with the stairs, located on the left of the wooden stage house

Pattimura

Pattimura is the name of an Indonesian hero who fought against colonialism in

Malinau Cultural Festival

You will witness a unique competition that might not be found other than in

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Pucuk Mekar

This motive reflects the joy and gratitude to God over the grace of

Paqbarre Allo

The word “Barre” means round and “Allo” means the sunlight. This motif is interpreted as

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Kawung

The Kawung motif was created by Sultan Agung Hanyokrokusumo (1593 – 1645) as a symbolic gift for