Cultural Destination

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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

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

 

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Batik

Motifs

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Bomba Mawar

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

Durian Pecah

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Biji Kopi

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

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Sero Tangga

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Karawo Pinang

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

Pattimura

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Angsa Duo

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Ake Patra

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Insang Ikan

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Peresean

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Honai

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

Buketan Bali

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

Gamolan

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

La Galigo

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

Bultiya

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Tangerang Herang

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

Tenun Bima

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

Alam Pantai

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Gumin Tambun

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

Singayaksa

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Sekomandi

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

Merak Lasem

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Sekar Jati

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Kalo Sara

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Rumah Mamuju

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

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Gonggong Siput

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Sandeq

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Samudra

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Daun Simpor

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Parang Rusak

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

Asmat Papua

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Tanah Liek

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

Parang Seling

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Wakatobi

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

Pisang Bali

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Wirasat

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Kaharingan

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

Kawung

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

Lontara

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

Daun Sirih

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