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Manakarra Beach in Mamuju

Manakarra Beach in Mamuju City (Photo: @seringjalan)

Cultural Festival at Manakarra Beach (Photo: @8enam)

Manakarra Beach in Mamuju

Located in the center of Mamuju City, this beach is a unique landmark with an outstanding panoramic view of the sea. It is commonly visited by locals, so you cannot miss the beautiful coastal landscape combined with dynamic urban life! This open space is often used by the local community to hold regular cultural festival and other art performances. 

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Manakarra Beach in Mamuju City

Tourist Attractions in West Sulawesi

West Sulawesi

Batik Motifs

Sekomandi

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Sandeq

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

 

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Gentala Arasy

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

Kain Cual

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Ake Patra

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Teguh Bersatu

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Kaharingan

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

Alam Pantai

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

Kawung

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Sandeq

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Sekomandi

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Cengkeh

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Pucuk Mekar

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

Awan Berarak

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

La Galigo

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

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

Singayaksa

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

Kalo Sara

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Desa Na Ualu

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Karawo Pinang

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Dayak Kamang

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Bultiya

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

Asmat Papua

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Pattimura

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Parang Seling

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Tanah Liek

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Angsa Duo

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Wakatobi

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Gamolan

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

Daun Simpor

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Prada Papua

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

Merak Lasem

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

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Parang Rusak

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Ikan tambal

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Tidayu

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Sero Tangga

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

Lontara

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Rangkiang

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Peresean

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Wirasat

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

Srimanganti

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Samudra

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Taiganja

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Bomba Mawar

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