Natural Destination

Experience the tropical nature!

Bangkirai Hill Natural Conservation Site

The Canopy Bridge at Bangkirai Hill (photo: Intisari)

Bangkirai Hill

If you have always dreamt to spend a night in a forest and do some adrenaline-pumping outdoor activities, you can do it in here. They also have a small restaurant to enjoy your meal in this tropical scenario. You will also discover the natural landscape as well as diverse flora and fauna unique to East Kalimantan.

Natural Tourism Destination

Bangkirai Hill Natural Conservation Site

Tourist Attractions in East Kalimantan

East Kalimantan

Batik Motifs

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Kuntul Perak

Kuntul Perak refers to Egret Silver Bird. This bird is a Kalimantan endemic animal that becomes the

 

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Motifs

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Parang Seling

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

Kawung

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Rangkiang

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

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

Pattimura

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Sandeq

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

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Pisang Bali

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Daun Sirih

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

Peresean

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

Gamolan

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

Tanah Liek

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

Buketan Bali

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Kain Cual

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Ukir Sentani

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Merak Lasem

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

Wakatobi

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

Rasamala

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

La Galigo

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Durian Pecah

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Pala Salawaku

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Karawo Pinang

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

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Gurdo Solo

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Prada Papua

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Asmat Papua

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Tongkonan

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Ake Patra

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Srimanganti

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Insang Ikan

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Tabir Tanjung

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Alam Pantai

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

Tidayu

The name of this motif is the acronym of three ethnics namely,

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Kalo Sara

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Awan Berarak

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

Samudra

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

Biji Kopi

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Wirasat

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Raja Ampat

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Lontara

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Kaharingan

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