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Lengkuas Beach

Lengkuas Island (photo: akurat)

Lengkuas Island

Lengkuas Island can be reached for just 30 minutes with a speedboat from Tanjung Kelayang, Belitung Island. It is known for the scenic location of various granite formations adorning the sea. A lighthouse, founded in 1882, is located in the middle of the island. With the beautiful combination of hundreds of granite, white sand, clear seawater, one can enjoy water activities such as snorkeling and observing beautiful underwater life.

Natural Tourism Destination

Lengkuas Island

Tourist Attractions in Bangka Belitung

Bangka Belitung

Batik Motifs

Biji Kopi

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

Kain Cual

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

Daun Simpor

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

 

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Batik

Motifs

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Insang Ikan

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Ake Patra

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Gonggong Siput

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

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Parang Seling

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Kaharingan

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Bultiya

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

Daun Sirih

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

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

Durian Pecah

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Parang Rusak

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

Angsa Duo

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

Singayaksa

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

Buketan Bali

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

Honai

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Awan Berarak

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Sero Tangga

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

Pisang Bali

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

Kalo Sara

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

La Galigo

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Sekar Jati

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Ukir Sentani

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Tidayu

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Raja Ampat

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Pattimura

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Wirasat

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Rasamala

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

Gamolan

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

Tongkonan

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Sandeq

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Lontara

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Daun Simpor

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Ikan tambal

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Bale Lumbu

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

Biji Kopi

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Taiganja

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Samudra

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

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”

Tabir Tanjung

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

Wakatobi

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Kain Cual

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in