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Lok Baintan Floating Market

South Kalimantan province – Indonesia

Lok Baintan Floating Market in Banjarmasin (photo: Indonesia-tourism)

Lok Baintan Floating Market

Take a dip in this floating market. No matter at what hour you want to enjoy this picturesque spot, it will always surprise you. As you can imagine, you can buy authentic local goods and even enjoy your meal of local dishes while navigating through the water. This is a unique experience you cannot miss.

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Lok Baintan Floating Market

Tourist Attractions in South Kalimantan

South Kalimantan

Batik Motifs

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

 

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Kuda Kupang

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Kaharingan

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Prada Papua

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Kawung

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

Karawo Pinang

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

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Paqbarre Allo

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Daun Sirih

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

Merak Lasem

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

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Pucuk Mekar

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

Rangkiang

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Sandeq

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

Sero Tangga

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Bultiya

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Sekomandi

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Enggang Dayak

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Gamolan

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Dayak Kamang

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Insang Ikan

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Gumin Tambun

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Abimanyu Prince

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Pisang Bali

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Tongkonan

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Daun Simpor

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

Wirasat

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

Ake Patra

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Biji Kopi

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

Buketan Bali

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Pattimura

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Burung Bidadari

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

La Galigo

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

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

Asmat Papua

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

Tidayu

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Singayaksa

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

Rasamala

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Samudra

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Ikan tambal

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

Alam Pantai

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

Tenun Bima

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Awan Berarak

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Raja Ampat

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Desa Na Tolu

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Bale Lumbu

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