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Pulau Dua in Banggai Regency

Pulau Dua in Central Sulawesi (Photo: @MajalahPajak)

Pulau Dua in Banggai Regency

If you want to have adventure getaway in nature paradise, Pulau Dua is one of a kind. It is situated in Banggai Regency that can be reached 2 hours from Luwuk city. This place offers panoramic view of the hills and ocean with beautiful coral reefs. You could discover 35 snorkeling spots or just leisurely sail around the island with boats provided by local operators. This place has the most beautiful sunrise view in Central Sulawesi.

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Pulau Dua in Banggai Regency

Tourist Attractions in Central Sulawesi

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Pamona Cave

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Central Sulawesi

Batik Motifs

Sero Tangga

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

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

Taiganja

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

 

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Taiganja

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Singayaksa

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Sandeq

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

Tongkonan

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Sero Tangga

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Biji Kopi

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

Kaharingan

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

Daun Sirih

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

Gamolan

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

Pisang Bali

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Awan Berarak

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Pintu Aceh

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Parang Seling

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Kawung

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

Cengkeh

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

Asmat Papua

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Leuit Sijimat

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Ake Patra

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

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

Raja Ampat

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

Pattimura

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Daun Simpor

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

Honai

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Rasamala

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

Ukir Sentani

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

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Insang Ikan

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Merak Lasem

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Dayak Taghol

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

Lontara

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Kalo Sara

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

Kain Cual

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Manguni Minahasa

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Tenun Bima

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Wakatobi

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

Samudra

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Tidayu

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

Sekomandi

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Prada Papua

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Wirasat

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Pala Salawaku

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Peresean

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Sido Mulyo

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Rangkiang

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