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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

Kuntul Perak

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

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

 

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Motifs

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Tenun Bima

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Gentala Arasy

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Wirasat

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

Rangkiang

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Daun Simpor

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Sero Tangga

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Srimanganti

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Merak Lasem

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

Daun Sirih

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Insang Ikan

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

Sekomandi

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

Tongkonan

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Sekar Jati

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

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Tabir Tanjung

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Angsa Duo

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

Tidayu

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

Durian Pecah

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

Samudra

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Taiganja

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Pucuk Mekar

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Pattimura

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

Singayaksa

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Mahkota Siger

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Kuda Kupang

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Bultiya

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Desa Na Tolu

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Teguh Bersatu

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Alam Pantai

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Asmat Papua

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

Biji Kopi

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Karawo Pinang

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Honai

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Peresean

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

Kaharingan

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

Wakatobi

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

Kawung

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

Ake Patra

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Cengkeh

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

Pisang Bali

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

Lontara

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Sandeq

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

Parang Seling

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Malinau Cultural Festival

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