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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

Kain Cual

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Daun Simpor

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

Biji Kopi

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

 

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Motifs

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Teguh Bersatu

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

Alam Pantai

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Insang Ikan

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

Ukir Sentani

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

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

Srimanganti

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Gajah Way Kambas

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

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Buketan Bali

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

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

Sandeq

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Kuda Sepasang

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

Sekomandi

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Paqbarre Allo

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Rumah Mamuju

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Rasamala

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Merak Lasem

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Kain Cual

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Tenun Bima

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

Raja Ampat

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

Tongkonan

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Kuda Kupang

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

Angsa Duo

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

Kalo Sara

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Daun Simpor

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

Pattimura

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Wirasat

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

Tidayu

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

Biji Kopi

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

Pisang Bali

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Taiganja

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Awan Berarak

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Cengkeh

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

Honai

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

Daun Sirih

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

Bultiya

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

La Galigo

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

Sekar Jati

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

Ikan tambal

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Prada Papua

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Tangerang Herang

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

Samudra

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

Kaharingan

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

Rangkiang

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Manguni Minahasa

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

Sero Tangga

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Dayak Taghol

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

Wakatobi

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

Gamolan

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Pintu Aceh

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