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The Bandar Lampung City (photo: @Budhi Marta)

The Siger Monument, Landmark of Bandar Lampung (photo:Bobo)

Bandar Lampung City

It is the capital city in the region. Despite its congestion, the city is full of picturesque buildings and you can enjoy the real local culture, food, and traditions. If you are a night party lover, do not expect to encounter a lot of such privilege in this place!

Cultural Tourism Destination

Bandar Lampung City

Tourist Attractions in Lampung

Lampung

Batik Motifs

Mahkota Siger

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

Gamolan

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

 

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Motifs

Taiganja

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

Daun Simpor

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Kawung

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

Wakatobi

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Dayak Taghol

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

Kalo Sara

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

Cengkeh

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Angsa Duo

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

La Galigo

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Rasamala

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

Tanah Liek

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Ukir Sentani

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Srimanganti

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Leuit Sijimat

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Kain Cual

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

Prada Papua

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

Wirasat

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Honai

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Sekar Jati

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

Peresean

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Dayak Kamang

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Ake Patra

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

Tenun Bima

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

Sero Tangga

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Parang Seling

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Parang Rusak

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Pisang Bali

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Sekomandi

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Rangkiang

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

Alam Pantai

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

Buketan Bali

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Lontara

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Gurdo Solo

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

Bultiya

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

Insang Ikan

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

Tidayu

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Daun Sirih

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

Durian Pecah

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Sandeq

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

Raja Ampat

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Abimanyu Prince

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,