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Sade – Bayan Lombok Cultural Villages

 

Sade Cultural Village in Lombok (photo: Tata Ruang Pertanahan)

Bayan Traditional Village (photo: Torben Brinker/Wikipedia)

Bayan communities (photo: Laluhusnulyakin)

Sade – Bayan Lombok Cultural Villages

Famous for its cultural destination, Lombok island of West Nusa Tenggara enchants you with its various traditional villages spreading across the island.  One of the traditional villages is Sade traditional village in Central Lombok district that has existed since 1079. Each house at this village has a unique traditional bamboo architecture with different styles and names depending on the social status of the family. These vernacular stage houses are known as the manifestation of indigenous Sasak tribe’s local wisdom, as its building structures are able to withstand an enormous earthquake.

Another cultural village is Bayan village, which is located in North Lombok. In Bayan village lies an ancient mosque with pyramidal bamboo architecture that was built in the 16th century. This cultural village is known as the reflection of ancient Muslim community that still maintains their authentic ritual traditions.

Cultural Tourism Destination

The Sade Sasak Village

The Bayan Village

Tourist Attractions in West Nusa Tenggara

West Nusa Tenggara Batik Motifs

Peresean

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

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

 

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Lontara

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Daun Simpor

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Samudra

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Kain Cual

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

Tangerang Herang

Tangerang Herang motif is a symbol of Tangerang city. The Tangerang Herang batik motif consists of

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Kawung

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

Ake Patra

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

Gamolan

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

Prada Papua

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Sekomandi

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

Taiganja

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Rasamala

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

Tongkonan

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Buketan Bali

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Bultiya

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

Durian Pecah

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Tidayu

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Sero Tangga

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

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Asmat Papua

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Pala Salawaku

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Honai

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Biji Kopi

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Parang Seling

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Desa Na Tolu

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Srimanganti

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Tikar Natuna

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

Pisang Bali

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

La Galigo

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Merak Lasem

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Kalo Sara

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Awan Berarak

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Insang Ikan

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Singayaksa

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

Cengkeh

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

Tanah Liek

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

Sandeq

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

Parang Rusak

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Wakatobi

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

Tenun Bima

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Angsa Duo

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

Pattimura

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