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Iconic Bubohu Village (Photo: @Gps wisata)

Cultural scenic at Bubohu Village (Photo: @Wikipedia/Hendrik Saleh)

Bubohu Cultural Village

If you want to spend your vacation in the most authentic place in Gorontalo, Bubohu cultural village could be in your travel bucket list. Bubohu Village is also a traditional village, located in Batudaa Pantai District, about 35 kilometers from Jalaludin Airport, Gorontalo. This village has been designated as a Religious Tourism Village by Gorontalo Government due to its cultural resources that is well preserved for centuries. Here, the visitors could experience the calm and serene atmosphere while discovering ancient Gorontalo’s traditional architecture. As the legacy of the Kingdom of Gorontalo, Bubohu Village also serves as one of important Islamic ancient shrines in the region. Don’t forget to set your camera to make a great cinematic travel film here! 

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Bubohu Cultural Village

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Batik Motifs

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Karawo Pinang

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

 

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Pucuk Mekar

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Tanah Liek

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

Kawung

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Leuit Sijimat

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Samudra

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

Cengkeh

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Merak Lasem

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

Angsa Duo

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Kain Cual

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

Wirasat

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Daun Simpor

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Rumah Mamuju

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

Srimanganti

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

Pisang Bali

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Tenun Bima

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Bale Lumbu

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

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

Sero Tangga

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

Sekar Jati

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

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Gamolan

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

Insang Ikan

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Daun Sirih

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

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

Singayaksa

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Rangkiang

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Biji Kopi

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Durian Pecah

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Wakatobi

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

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

Buketan Bali

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Awan Berarak

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

Kalo Sara

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Rasamala

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Lontara

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Honai

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Kuda Kupang

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Karawo Pinang

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Dayak Kamang

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Pattimura

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

La Galigo

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

Sandeq

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Kaharingan

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

Parang Rusak

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

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