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Rinjani – Mandalika UNESCO Global Geopark

Rinjani Volcano and Segara Crater Lake in Lombok (photo: Mostbeautifulscenery)

Mandalika Beach in Lombok (photo: Suara Jatim)

Rinjani – Mandalika – UNESCO Global Geopark

Once upon a time, the legend says that the beach of Mandalika is the site where the Princess of Mandalika sacrificed herself for the community of Lombok islands. Possessing great natural diverse landscape comprising savanna, tropical forest, and marine biodiversity, Rinjani volcano mountain including Mandalika coastal region were designated as UNESCO Global Geopark in 2018. The geopark region spans the area of about 2800 km², where certain spots are developed into several ecotourism sites offering varied cultural experience and natural activities. As the host of the next 2021 F1 MotoGP competition, Indonesian government is currently building an F1 circuit on the board of Mandalika coastal geopark. This project is also aimed at creating sustainable sport tourism which is also connected to the conservation of world class geopark. Visit Rinjani and have your most memorable vacation!

 

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West Nusa Tenggara Batik Motifs

Bale Lumbu

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

Tenun Bima

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

Daun Sirih

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

Peresean

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

 

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Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Daun Sirih

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Alam Pantai

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

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

Tongkonan

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Burung Bidadari

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

Pisang Bali

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

Buketan Bali

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Merak Lasem

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

Parang Rusak

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Kalo Sara

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

Gamolan

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Pucuk Mekar

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Kawung

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Tanah Liek

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Honai

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

Ikan tambal

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Taiganja

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

Asmat Papua

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Awan Berarak

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

Lontara

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

Bultiya

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Srimanganti

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Sekomandi

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

Cengkeh

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Singayaksa

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Samudra

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Daun Simpor

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Manguni Minahasa

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Sekar Jati

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

Sero Tangga

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Sandeq

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

Wirasat

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

Rangkiang

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

Angsa Duo

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Raja Ampat

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Parang Seling

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

Ake Patra

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

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

Biji Kopi

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

Insang Ikan

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