Cultural Destination

Embrace the spirit of the place!

Pampang Cultural Village

The Dayak traditional clothes (photo: Misteraladin)

Lanatip Dance as one of Indonesian national intangible cultural heritage (photo: Widyawati)

Pampang Cultural Village

This area is inhabited by Dayak Kenyah and once a year they hold the village anniversary festival in which people can enjoy lots of Dayak art performances. You can also rent Dayak traditional clothes and take pictures with local people.

Cultural Tourism Destination

Pampang Cultural Village

Tourist Attractions in East Kalimantan

East Kalimantan

Batik Motifs

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Kuntul Perak

Kuntul Perak refers to Egret Silver Bird. This bird is a Kalimantan endemic animal that becomes the

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

 

Discover

Indonesian

Batik

Motifs

Awan Berarak

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

Tongkonan

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Abimanyu Prince

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

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Sekar Jati

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

Peresean

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Parang Rusak

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Gonggong Siput

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

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

Sandeq

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

Honai

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

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Durian Pecah

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Cengkeh

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

Rangkiang

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

Ikan tambal

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

Wakatobi

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

Alam Pantai

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Daun Sirih

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Bale Lumbu

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

Daun Simpor

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Gentala Arasy

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Dayak Kamang

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Angsa Duo

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Tikar Natuna

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Bomba Mawar

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

Singayaksa

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Mahkota Siger

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Tanah Liek

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

Samudra

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Dayak Taghol

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Ake Patra

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Pisang Bali

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

Tenun Bima

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Merak Lasem

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

Kaharingan

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

Insang Ikan

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Biji Kopi

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Buketan Bali

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Rasamala

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

Lontara

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