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Bogor Botanical Garden

The Bogor Botanical Garden and Bogor Royal Palace (photo: k11sucore)

Bogor Botanical Garden 

Bogor Botanical Garden is located in Bogor city, West Java. It is the perfect place to admire various types of plants, such as pandanus bushes or agave and cacti in the Mexican plant section. The Botanical Gardens immediately borders the Bogor Presidential Palace, and you can see the Palace’s grounds from across the Garden’s lotus ponds. A word of warning: since this city is famous for its thunderstorms, check the weather and try to visit it as early in the day as you can.

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Bogor Botanical Garden

Tourist Attractions in West Java

West Java Batik Motifs

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

 

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Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Tikar Natuna

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Insang Ikan

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

Raja Ampat

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Pisang Bali

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

Daun Simpor

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Teguh Bersatu

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

Buketan Bali

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

Ake Patra

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Honai

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Kain Cual

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Tidayu

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Pattimura

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

Wakatobi

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Bultiya

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Kawung

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

Tanah Liek

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Lontara

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Tongkonan

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Samudra

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Durian Pecah

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Daun Sirih

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

Sekar Jati

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Kuda Kupang

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Merak Lasem

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

Wirasat

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

Kaharingan

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Singayaksa

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Sero Tangga

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Prada Papua

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Asmat Papua

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Rangkiang

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

La Galigo

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Pintu Aceh

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

Taiganja

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Sandeq

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Parang Seling

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

Parang Rusak

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Gamolan

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

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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