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Batanghari Pedestrian Bridge

The Batanghari Pedestrian Bridge (photo: Indonesia Tourism)

Batanghari Pedestrian Bridge

Batanghari Pedestrian bridge is also another iconic landmark of Jambi. This bridge was built in 2012 as a pedestrian route for the locals and as a tourist attraction. With 503 meters in length and 4.5 meters in width, this bridge connects the two lands above the Batanghari River.

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Batanghari Pedestrian Bridge 

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Batik Motifs

Durian Pecah

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Angsa Duo

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

 

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Motifs

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Desa Na Ualu

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

Lontara

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Manguni Minahasa

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

Cengkeh

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Gurdo Solo

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

Peresean

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Rasamala

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Sekar Jati

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Honai

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Pattimura

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

Kawung

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Pala Salawaku

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Sekomandi

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Ikan tambal

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Durian Pecah

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Paqbarre Allo

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Tongkonan

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Gumin Tambun

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Ake Patra

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

Biji Kopi

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

Sero Tangga

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Samudra

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Kalo Sara

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Wirasat

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Tidayu

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

Wakatobi

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

La Galigo

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Singayaksa

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Srimanganti

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

Angsa Duo

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Parang Rusak

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Raja Ampat

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

Tenun Bima

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

Tanah Liek

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

Kaharingan

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Bultiya

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Pintu Aceh

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