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Penglipuran Cultural Village

The Penglipuran Cultural Village (photo: Novanirza)

Penglipuran Cultural Village

Penglipuran Ecotourism Village is located in Bangli District. It has an area size of 112 hectares. This tourist spot was awarded the third most beautiful and cleanest village in the world by New York’s Boombastic magazine. It is a unique and exotic environment full of interesting elements such as traditional Balinese housing and temples architecture neatly lined up, green bamboo forests, and cobbled streets. The layout of this village is adapted from the shape of Trimandala, three concentric circles denoting three zones with different levels of function and purity. Discover and enjoy the magic of this place!

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Batik Motifs

Merak Abyorhokokai

The peacock batik motif depicts the bird’s beauty as the focal point of

Buketan Bali

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Pisang Bali

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

 

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Tongkonan

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

Srimanganti

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

Merak Lasem

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Merak Ngeram

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Sandeq

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Wirasat

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

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Durian Pecah

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Bintik Tujuh

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

Parang Rusak

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Kawung

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

Asmat Papua

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

Ake Patra

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Rangkiang

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

Honai

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Kalo Sara

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Sekar Jati

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

Insang Ikan

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

Kaharingan

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Raja Ampat

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Tenun Bima

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Buketan Bali

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Kuda Kupang

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

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Alam Pantai

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

Parang Seling

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Rasamala

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Wakatobi

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Taiganja

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

Samudra

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Gumin Tambun

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Pisang Bali

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Sero Tangga

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Singayaksa

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

Cengkeh

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

Peresean

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Paqbarre Allo

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Sekomandi

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Pattimura

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Lontara

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

Daun Simpor

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Ikan tambal

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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