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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

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

Biji Kopi

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

Kain Cual

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

 

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Sekar Jati

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Paqbarre Allo

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

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Taiganja

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Durian Pecah

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

Angsa Duo

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Dayak Kamang

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

Sandeq

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Kawung

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Merak Lasem

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

Asmat Papua

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

Pattimura

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Prada Papua

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Kuda Kupang

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Kalo Sara

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Rangkiang

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Samudra

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

Alam Pantai

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

Lontara

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Daun Sirih

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Singayaksa

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Insang Ikan

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

Tanah Liek

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Cengkeh

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Daun Simpor

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Awan Berarak

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Manguni Minahasa

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Kaharingan

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Kain Cual

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

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Wirasat

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Rasamala

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Bultiya

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Buketan Bali

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Ikan tambal

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Parang Rusak

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Ake Patra

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Wakatobi

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Biji Kopi

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

La Galigo

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