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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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Gorontalo

Batik Motifs

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

 

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Mahkota Siger

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Raja Ampat

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

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

Alam Pantai

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

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Rangkiang

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Taiganja

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Tidayu

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Singayaksa

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

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

Rasamala

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Cengkeh

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Dayak Taghol

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

La Galigo

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

Lontara

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

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

Parang Seling

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

Honai

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

Wakatobi

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Gamolan

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Merak Lasem

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Kuda Kupang

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

Tanah Liek

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Angsa Duo

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Sekomandi

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Asmat Papua

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Biji Kopi

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

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Kalo Sara

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Sandeq

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

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Tenun Bima

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

Sekar Jati

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Pucuk Mekar

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

Awan Berarak

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Kaharingan

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Tongkonan

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Ake Patra

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

Daun Sirih

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Bultiya

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