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Kolbano Beach (photo: @IndonesiaKaya)

Colorful gravels at Kolbano Beach (photo: @DetikTravel)

Kolbano Beach

Located in Kolbano Village, Kolbano District, South Central Timor Regency about 135 km from the capital city of Kupang. Kolbano beach is one of Indonesia’s unique beaches whose sands consist of colorful gravel. Not only that, Kolbano Beach has a stunning beauty of a giant rock landmark, called Fatu Un. At first glance this Fatu Un stone looks like a lion’s head when viewed from the side. Visitors can climb the rock to see the beautiful panorama of Indian Ocean and Kolbano Beach from a height. The combination of blue water and scattering colorful gravels and rocks will strongly add the beauty of Kolbano Beach.

Natural Tourism Destination

Kolbano Beach

Tourist Attractions in East Nusa Tenggara

East Nusa Tenggara

Batik Motifs

Kuda Sepasang

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

 

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Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Rasamala

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Tabir Tanjung

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Jumputan Bintang

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

Merak Lasem

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Pisang Bali

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Dayak Kamang

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

Angsa Duo

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Sero Tangga

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

Insang Ikan

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Daun Simpor

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Pattimura

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Tidayu

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

Parang Seling

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Singayaksa

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Gentala Arasy

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Awan Berarak

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Tanah Liek

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

Taiganja

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Rumah Mamuju

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Tongkonan

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Kaharingan

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Kalo Sara

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Lipaq Sabe

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Alam Pantai

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Kain Cual

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Sandeq

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

Cengkeh

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

Sekomandi

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

Asmat Papua

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

Srimanganti

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

Lontara

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

Rangkiang

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

La Galigo

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

Biji Kopi

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

Wirasat

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Bekantan Pakis

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

Gamolan

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

Sekar Jati

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Bultiya

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

Tenun Bima

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Ikan tambal

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Honai

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Durian Pecah

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Gurdo Solo

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Prada Papua

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