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Love Lagoon in Misool

Love Lagoon (photo: @Jannah Homestay/Traveloka)

Love Lagoon in Misool

This love lagoon is formed by a natural phenomenon shaped by a mountain lake and coral reef. The lagoon is not only known as an adventurous tourism destination, but it is also believed to be a sacred place for couples.

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Love Lagoon in Misool

Tourist Attractions in West Papua

West Papua

Batik Motifs

Honai

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

Burung Cendrawasih

The Cendrawasih bird is believed as sacred Paradise bird that connects the earth with

Raja Ampat

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

Prada Papua

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

 

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Indonesian

Batik

Motifs

Honai

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

Rangkiang

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Alam Pantai

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Ake Patra

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Wakatobi

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Parang Seling

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Raja Ampat

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Awan Berarak

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Bomba Mawar

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

Biji Kopi

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Bultiya

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

Merak Lasem

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Enggang Dayak

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Peresean

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Taiganja

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Kain Cual

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Cengkeh

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Lontara

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Kawung

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Parang Rusak

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

Asmat Papua

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

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

Gamolan

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

Tenun Bima

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Sekomandi

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

Tongkonan

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

Samudra

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

Wirasat

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

Sandeq

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

Insang Ikan

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Durian Pecah

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Kaharingan

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

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Srimanganti

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

Tanah Liek

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

Daun Sirih

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Tangerang Herang

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Sero Tangga

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

Prada Papua

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Pattimura

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung