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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

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Batik Motifs

Kain Cual

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

Biji Kopi

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

Daun Simpor

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

 

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Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Parang Rusak

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Honai

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Lipaq Sabe

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Singayaksa

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Gamolan

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Wirasat

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Tenun Bima

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Rumah Mamuju

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Gentala Arasy

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

Kawung

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

Tongkonan

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

Durian Pecah

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Rasamala

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

Cengkeh

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

Taiganja

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Leuit Sijimat

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

Sero Tangga

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

Biji Kopi

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Prada Papua

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Ikan tambal

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

Awan Berarak

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Ake Patra

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Buketan Bali

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Gurdo Solo

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Gumin Tambun

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

Sekar Jati

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

Tidayu

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

Merak Lasem

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Kalo Sara

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Kaharingan

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Daun Sirih

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

Wakatobi

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Tikar Natuna

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Bekantan Pakis

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

La Galigo

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

Sekomandi

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

Tanah Liek

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Burung Bidadari

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Pisang Bali

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

Parang Seling

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