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Tanjung Kelayang Geopark

Tanjung Kelayang Beach (photo: Pesona Indonesia)

Batu Berlayar Island (photo: infia)

Tanjung Kelayang Geopark

Could you imagine if a Stonehenge was ever built on the beach? Tanjung Kelayang Beach, located on the Belitung island, has been designated as the Indonesian National Geopark area. It provides a unique natural panorama of the sea in the form of granite rock towering above the sea. From here, you could also go to Batu Berlayar Island, which is located 15 minutes by boat from Tanjung Kelayang beach. Batu Berlayar island has the best panorama of white sands, towering granite stones, and shallow beach, which makes it a perfect place for snorkeling. You could see a variety of colorful fishes and several big starfishes on the coast.

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Tanjung Kelayang Geopark

Tourist Attractions in Bangka Belitung

Bangka Belitung

Batik Motifs

Biji Kopi

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

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

 

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Enggang Dayak

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Sekar Jati

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Kain Cual

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Prada Papua

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

Srimanganti

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Sero Tangga

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

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

Kawung

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

Parang Rusak

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Anggrek Tewu

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Gurdo Solo

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Gentala Arasy

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Mahkota Siger

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Kuda Kupang

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

Biji Kopi

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

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

Alam Pantai

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Manguni Minahasa

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Cengkeh

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Pisang Bali

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

Raja Ampat

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Daun Sirih

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

La Galigo

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Wirasat

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Leuit Sijimat

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Sandeq

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

Angsa Duo

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

Daun Simpor

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

Merak Lasem

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Gamolan

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Rumah Mamuju

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

Rangkiang

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

Kaharingan

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Kalo Sara

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Pattimura

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

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

Ake Patra

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Durian Pecah

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

Tongkonan

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

Bultiya

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

Ikan tambal

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Tenun Bima

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

Tidayu

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

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

Insang Ikan

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

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Pucuk Mekar

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