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Pusentasi – Donggala Sea Well

Pusentasi Sink Hole (Photo: @Wisatania)

Pusentasi – Donggala Sea Well

Pusentasi of Donggala sea well is one of natural phenomenon in Central Sulawesi. Pusentasi, literally means “the center of sea” in Kaili dialect. The water volume of this giant natural well depends on the tides that flow from Donggala Sea. The unique characteristic of this well is that the blue water remains clean at any condition, both during high and low tides. The locals believe that the water has great healing power.

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Pusentasi – Donggala Sea Well

Tourist Attractions in Central Sulawesi

Pamona Cave

Pamona Cave

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Central Sulawesi

Batik Motifs

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

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

 

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Motifs

Pintu Aceh

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

Alam Pantai

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

Kalo Sara

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

Prada Papua

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Tongkonan

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Tabir Tanjung

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Jumputan Bintang

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

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

Pisang Bali

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

Bomba Mawar

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

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

Sekomandi

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

Durian Pecah

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Tanah Liek

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

Parang Seling

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

Honai

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Rangkiang

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

La Galigo

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

Parang Rusak

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

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

Awan Berarak

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

Kawung

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Raja Ampat

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Ukir Sentani

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Insang Ikan

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Tidayu

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

Daun Sirih

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Sero Tangga

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

Ikan tambal

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Kain Cual

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

Daun Simpor

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Cengkeh

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

Bultiya

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Samudra

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

Wakatobi

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Biji Kopi

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

Lontara

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Dayak Taghol

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Buketan Bali

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Lipaq Sabe

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Kaharingan

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status 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

Tenun Bima

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Tikar Natuna

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Asmat Papua

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

Burung Bidadari

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