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Golden Sunrise in Dieng Plateau

The Peak of Sikunir Plateau in Dieng (photo: jogjawisata)

Golden Sunrise in Dieng Plateau

Dieng Plateau mountain complex is a magic place to experience two different kinds of sunrise: the golden sunrise and the silver sunrise. They are called this way due to the colors of the lights produced of the sunrise. Dieng offers rich natural and cultural landscape which can be discovered such as Wonosobo cultural town, Arjuna Hindu temple, Peniron Batik Village, Tambi agrotourism and local culinary. 

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Golden Sunrise in Dieng – Wonosobo

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Central Java Batik Motifs

Gurdo Solo

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Parang Seling

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

Merak Lasem

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

 

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Taiganja

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Gumin Tambun

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

Gamolan

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

Sandeq

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

Sekar Jati

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Parang Rusak

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Lontara

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

Tongkonan

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

Kawung

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Awan Berarak

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

Biji Kopi

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

Tidayu

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

La Galigo

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Ikan tambal

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

Merak Lasem

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Durian Pecah

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

Peresean

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Kuda Sepasang

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Cengkeh

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

Angsa Duo

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

Wakatobi

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Rangkiang

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Sido Mulyo

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Anggrek Tewu

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Sekomandi

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Daun Simpor

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Tubo Kelapa

Coconut tree is a symbol of a good character and strong mentality. It illustrates the more success a person, the more

Tanah Liek

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

Insang Ikan

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Asmat Papua

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Pattimura

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Kalo Sara

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Tenun Bima

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Raja Ampat

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Singayaksa

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Buketan Bali

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

Ake Patra

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Alam Pantai

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Prada Papua

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Pucuk Mekar

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Gentala Arasy

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Samudra

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Bultiya

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

Dayak Taghol

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