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Hukurila Underwater Cave 

Hukurila Underwater Cave  (Photo:@virgiliavenessa)

Hukurila Underwater Cave

This underwater cave stores the greatest landscape of tropical sea creatures. As soon as you dip in this natural beauty you will be surrounded by colorful reefs and marine creatures which will make you more appreciate the bounty life below water.

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Hukurila Underwater Cave

Tourist Attractions in Maluku

Kei Islands

Kei Islands

One of the most famous destinations here is the Ngurtafur white beach, located on

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Maluku

Batik Motifs

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Pala Salawaku

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

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

 

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Indonesian

Batik

Motifs

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Awan Berarak

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Kain Cual

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Wirasat

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

Samudra

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Singayaksa

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Desa Na Tolu

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Ikan tambal

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Tenun Bima

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

Daun Simpor

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Kaharingan

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

Bultiya

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Parang Seling

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Rasamala

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Tanah Liek

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Biji Kopi

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

Angsa Duo

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Lontara

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Pattimura

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Honai

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Sekomandi

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

Kawung

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Ake Patra

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Srimanganti

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Asmat Papua

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Sandeq

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Gamolan

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

Rangkiang

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

Kalo Sara

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Merak Lasem

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

Insang Ikan

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Daun Sirih

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Burung Bidadari

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

Tongkonan

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

Parang Rusak

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

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

La Galigo

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

Alam Pantai

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