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Kie Matubu mountain (Photo: Rekreasi Alam)

The view of Gamalama Mountain from Kie Matubu Mountain (Photo: @Tips Wisata Indonesia)

Kie Matubu

Kie Matubu is the highest point of North Maluku. From this plateau you can surely enjoy a breathtaking view: made up of mountains range, nature and surrounding areas in the background. A handy tips for you: try to enjoy it during a full moon!

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Kie Matubu Mount

Tourist Attractions in North Maluku

Kalamata Fort

Kalamata Fort

Again, it is a testimony of the Portuguese colonization of Indonesia. This fort is located near

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North Maluku

Batik Motifs

Alam Pantai

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Burung Bidadari

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

 

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Batik

Motifs

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Tabir Tanjung

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Sero Tangga

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Merak Lasem

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

Cengkeh

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Singayaksa

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Gamolan

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Pucuk Mekar

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

Daun Sirih

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

Sandeq

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Alam Pantai

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Buketan Bali

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Gentala Arasy

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Wakatobi

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

Rangkiang

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

Peresean

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

Sekomandi

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Parang Seling

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

Kain Cual

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Wirasat

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Biji Kopi

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Tidayu

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Gonggong Siput

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Samudra

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

Ikan tambal

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Prada Papua

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Pattimura

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

La Galigo

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

Lontara

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

Tanah Liek

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

Ake Patra

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Desa Na Ualu

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

Tenun Bima

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Kuda Sepasang

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Daun Simpor

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Pisang Bali

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Sekar Jati

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

Asmat Papua

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Kalo Sara

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Honai

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

Raja Ampat

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and