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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

Peresean

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

Daun Sirih

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

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

 

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Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Sekar Jati

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

Parang Rusak

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

Peresean

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Kain Cual

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Ake Patra

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Rasamala

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Daun Simpor

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

Tidayu

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Kawung

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

Daun Sirih

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Biji Kopi

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Lontara

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

Parang Seling

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Tabir Tanjung

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

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

Awan Berarak

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

Pisang Bali

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

Samudra

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Buketan Bali

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

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Alam Pantai

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Ukir Sentani

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Honai

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Merak Lasem

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

Tanah Liek

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

Kaharingan

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Pattimura

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Tongkonan

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

La Galigo

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Durian Pecah

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

Cengkeh

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Singayaksa

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Bultiya

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

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Ikan tambal

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Insang Ikan

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Srimanganti

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Prada Papua

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