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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

Tourist Attractions in Central Java

Central Java Batik Motifs

Merak Lasem

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

Parang Seling

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

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

 

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Tubo Kelapa

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

La Galigo

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Angsa Duo

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Daun Sirih

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

Kain Cual

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Gentala Arasy

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

Sero Tangga

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

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Lontara

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Desa Na Tolu

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

Parang Rusak

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Taiganja

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

Insang Ikan

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

Alam Pantai

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

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Abimanyu Prince

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Samudra

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

Rangkiang

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

Cengkeh

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

Raja Ampat

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Biji Kopi

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Pucuk Mekar

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Tidayu

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

Rasamala

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Desa Na Ualu

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

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

Asmat Papua

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

Bultiya

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

Kalo Sara

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Peresean

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Tangerang Herang

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

Ake Patra

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

Tanah Liek

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

Merak Lasem

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Srimanganti

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

Kawung

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Tabir Tanjung

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Sekomandi

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Wirasat

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

Kaharingan

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Buketan Bali

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Tenun Bima

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Pattimura

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Daun Simpor

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

Durian Pecah

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Pisang Bali

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in