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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

Parang Seling

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Merak Lasem

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

Gurdo Solo

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

 

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Manguni Minahasa

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Asmat Papua

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Alam Pantai

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

Gamolan

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

Peresean

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

Merak Lasem

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Ikan tambal

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

Angsa Duo

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

Insang Ikan

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Durian Pecah

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

Honai

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Pintu Aceh

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Gentala Arasy

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

Buketan Bali

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Biji Kopi

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Raja Ampat

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

Tidayu

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Merak Ngeram

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Ake Patra

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Sero Tangga

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Pisang Bali

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

Daun Simpor

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

Daun Sirih

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Pattimura

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Tanah Liek

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

Kawung

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Parang Seling

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Tenun Bima

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

La Galigo

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Rangkiang

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Kain Cual

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Tongkonan

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Kalo Sara

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Sandeq

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

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

Bultiya

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

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

Kaharingan

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

Taiganja

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Sekomandi

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Awan Berarak

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

Singayaksa

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Wakatobi

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Sekar Jati

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

Cengkeh

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and