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Palipis Beach (Photo: @JalanWisata)

Palipis Beach

If your daily routine is frenetic, and the main objective of your vacation is to escape from it, Palipis beach will offer you a paradisiac view to chill out and enjoy your time. The white sand and the crystal clear sea will take you to another dimension: RELAX!

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Palipis Beach

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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Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Manguni Minahasa

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Dayak Kamang

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Gamolan

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

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

Wirasat

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

Raja Ampat

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

Ikan tambal

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

Tanah Liek

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Kawung

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

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

Tenun Bima

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Cengkeh

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Pattimura

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Gentala Arasy

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Parang Rusak

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Sandeq

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Singayaksa

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

Ake Patra

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Srimanganti

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Kalo Sara

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

Lontara

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Samudra

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

Awan Berarak

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Sero Tangga

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

Asmat Papua

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

Angsa Duo

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Tidayu

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Rangkiang

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Honai

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

Peresean

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

Kaharingan

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Parang Seling

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

Pisang Bali

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

La Galigo

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

Merak Lasem

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Enggang Dayak

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Tongkonan

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Daun Sirih

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Sekar Jati

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