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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

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

Buketan Bali

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

 

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Motifs

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Bintik Tujuh

The Bintik Tujuh (Seven Dots) motif has 7 white spots and green color gradation as

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Manguni Minahasa

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

Kembang Teh illustrates the tendrils of tea plants that grow in the highlands of

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Wirasat

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Gamolan

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Pintu Aceh

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Awan Berarak

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

Rasamala

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Raja Ampat

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

Sero Tangga

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Wakatobi

It symbolizes the coastal beauty of the Wakatobi island and the symbol of Patra symbolizes

Sandeq

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Taiganja

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Kuda Sepasang

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

Alam Pantai

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

Samudra

This art painting means to be strong-willed person to pursue

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Kalo Sara

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

Desa Na Ualu

The Gorga motif of Ualu Village is the symbol of the eight cardinal

Paqbarre Allo

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

Kain Cual

Cual textile tradition has existed since the 17th century. The word “Cual” refers to

Hiu Taliyasan

Indonesia is also home to the world’s largest fish, the whale shark (Rhincodon typus). Hiu Taliyasan refers to

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Insang Ikan

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Peresean

The Peresean is a game that sometimes some kinds of magic are

Ikan tambal

The word “Ikan” refers to fish. The philosophical meaning of Ikan Tambal means is

Bomba Mawar

This motif means sacred love for family, kingdom, and God; It also illustrates

Tabir Tanjung

Tanjung flower is a type of Cherry tree flower, which is commonly found in

Gentala Arasy

Built as high as 80 meters, the tower also highlights the historical side of

Prada Papua

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

Daun Sirih

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Durian Pecah

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

Kaharingan

The Kaharingan or ‘tree of life’ based on the Dayak tribes’ belief system. This tree symbolizes

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Desa Na Tolu

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Tenun Bima

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Merak Lasem

The peacock is considered to be the king of the birds. It represents

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Mahkota Siger

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

Cengkeh

The clove flower motif is the main commodity of the Tolitoli Regency. This motif represents

Bekantan Pakis

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

Sekar Jati

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

Rangkiang

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Asmat Papua

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

Karawo Mahkuta

Mahkuta refers to Gorontalo’s traditional crown. It represents noble characters of

Parang Seling

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Sekomandi

Its philosophical meaning is the eternal union which refers to a saying “until death do us part”

Burung Bidadari

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

Lontara

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

Teguh Bersatu

This batik motif shows the strength of the people of Kupang. It also represents a sense of

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Pala Salawaku

This motif illustrates the unique weapons of the Maluku region, namely

La Galigo

La Galigo is a literary work of the Buginese Epic that has 300 thousand epic lines. It is considered even

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Daun Simpor

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

Angsa Duo

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

Parang Rusak

Another meaning behind this motif is an unconquerable spirit, symbolized by

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Bultiya

The word ‘Bultiya’ is an acronym of the three major tribes in North Kalimantan, namely