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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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

 

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Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Sekar Jati

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Merak Ngeram

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

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Tanah Liek

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Prada Papua

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

Pisang Bali

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

Kaharingan

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Asmat Papua

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Bultiya

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

Taiganja

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Durian Pecah

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

Honai

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Daun Simpor

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Merak Lasem

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Alam Pantai

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Angsa Duo

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

Pattimura

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

Samudra

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Sandeq

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Rangkiang

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Insang Ikan

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Abimanyu Prince

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Peresean

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Tidayu

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Sero Tangga

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

Kalo Sara

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

Ake Patra

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Awan Berarak

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Lontara

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Biji Kopi

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

Ikan tambal

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Parang Seling

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

Kain Cual

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Rasamala

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Parang Rusak

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Daun Sirih

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Tenun Bima

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Wakatobi

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Wirasat

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

Karawo Pinang

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

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