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Bintan Trikora Beach

Trikora Beach (photo: Indonesia)

Bintan Trikora Beach

If you want to see a stunning view of granite beach, this place offers a great panoramic view. You will feel the tropical nature of turquoise water and white crystal sands while listening to the sound of the waves. Several resorts around the beach offer water tourism facilities such as jet ski and banana boat.

Cultural Tourism Destination

Bintan Trikora Beach

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Batik Motifs

Tikar Natuna

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

Ikan tambal

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

 

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Gajah Way Kambas

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

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

Kaharingan

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Raja Ampat

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Buketan Bali

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Cengkeh

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

Insang Ikan

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Tidayu

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

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Wakatobi

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Taiganja

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Gamolan

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Sekomandi

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Tongkonan

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Awan Berarak

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Ikan tambal

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Parang Seling

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

Sero Tangga

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Kain Cual

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

Kawung

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

Peresean

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

Wirasat

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Rangkiang

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Tenun Bima

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Ake Patra

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

Srimanganti

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Lontara

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Tangerang Herang

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Pattimura

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Bultiya

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

Alam Pantai

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

Parang Rusak

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

Prada Papua

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Pisang Bali

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Kalo Sara

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Durian Pecah

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

La Galigo

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Sandeq

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Biji Kopi

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Jumputan Bintang

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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