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Pamona Cave (Photo: @festivaljalanjalan)

Pamona Cave

Rumor has it, that this cave is the house of some death bodies from Pamona Tribe. Apart from the mystery surrounding this cave, visitors can explore all the area. A little reminder: make sure to bring your own equipment to have a walk inside

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Pamona Cave

Tourist Attractions in Central Kalimantan

Central Sulawesi

Batik Motifs

Taiganja

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

Cengkeh

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Sero Tangga

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

 

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Gurdo Solo

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Ake Patra

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Bomba Mawar

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Biji Kopi

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

Kawung

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

Sekar Jati

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Taiganja

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Teguh Bersatu

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Desa Na Tolu

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Dayak Taghol

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Bintik Tujuh

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Raja Ampat

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Rangkiang

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Durian Pecah

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Sero Tangga

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Kuda Kupang

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

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

Pisang Bali

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Buketan Bali

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Honai

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

Daun Sirih

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Gamolan

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Lontara

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Parang Rusak

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

Tongkonan

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

Kaharingan

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

Tanah Liek

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Insang Ikan

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Wakatobi

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

Merak Lasem

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Tidayu

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Wirasat

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Kalo Sara

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

Samudra

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

Sandeq

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Bultiya

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

Alam Pantai

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Gumin Tambun

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

La Galigo

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Asmat Papua

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

Rasamala

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

Peresean

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

Pattimura

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Jumputan Bintang

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

Cengkeh

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the