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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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Kuda Kupang

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

 

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Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Sandeq

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Daun Sirih

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Pisang Bali

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Pattimura

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Wirasat

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Daun Simpor

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Awan Berarak

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

Lontara

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Honai

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Kalo Sara

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Samudra

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

Ake Patra

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

Sero Tangga

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Alam Pantai

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

Wakatobi

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Asmat Papua

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Srimanganti

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

Parang Rusak

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Dayak Kamang

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

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

Merak Lasem

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Raja Ampat

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Abimanyu Prince

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

Peresean

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

Kain Cual

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Rasamala

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Tanah Liek

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

Biji Kopi

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Bultiya

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

Buketan Bali

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Ikan tambal

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Kuda Kupang

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Singayaksa

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Prada Papua

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

Sekomandi

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Insang Ikan

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Kawung

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Tubo Kelapa

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Tongkonan

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Tenun Bima

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Parang Seling

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