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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

Gurdo Solo

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

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

Sido Mulyo

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

 

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Pattimura

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Singayaksa

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

Tenun Bima

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Merak Lasem

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Honai

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Rasamala

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

Insang Ikan

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Ikan tambal

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

Kawung

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

Taiganja

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

Awan Berarak

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

Samudra

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

Daun Simpor

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

Angsa Duo

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Paqbarre Allo

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Tongkonan

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

Gamolan

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

Sero Tangga

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

Sandeq

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Desa Na Tolu

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

Wakatobi

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

La Galigo

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Durian Pecah

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

Tanah Liek

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Bekantan Pakis

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

Parang Seling

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Cengkeh

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Ukir Sentani

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Dayak Kamang

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Tidayu

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

Bultiya

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

Srimanganti

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Pisang Bali

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

Sekomandi

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

Sekar Jati

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Gumin Tambun

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Ake Patra

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Kaharingan

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Prada Papua

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

Alam Pantai

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Kain Cual

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Raja Ampat

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Tangerang Herang

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

Lontara

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

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Buketan Bali

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

Rangkiang

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Kalo Sara

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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