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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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Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Buketan Bali

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

Merak Abyorhokokai

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

Pisang Bali

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

 

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Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Gurdo Solo

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Cengkeh

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Tenun Bima

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Insang Ikan

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Parang Seling

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Burung Bidadari

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Wakatobi

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic 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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Daun Sirih

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

Raja Ampat

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Pala Salawaku

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

Sekar Jati

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Gamolan

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

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

Srimanganti

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

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

Rasamala

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Enggang Dayak

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Angsa Duo

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Kaharingan

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

Kalo Sara

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Sero Tangga

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Rangkiang

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

Asmat Papua

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Tidayu

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Merak Lasem

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Biji Kopi

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Lontara

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

La Galigo

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Lipaq Sabe

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

Awan Berarak

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

Prada Papua

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

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

Daun Simpor

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

Kawung

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

Alam Pantai

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Durian Pecah

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Pisang Bali

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Bintik Tujuh

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Sekomandi

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Peresean

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Bekantan Pakis

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

Singayaksa

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Buketan Bali

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

Kain Cual

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Sido Mulyo

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

Samudra

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

Parang Rusak

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

Kuda Sepasang

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