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Telaga Bodas Crater Lake

Telaga Bodas Crater Lake (photo: pergidulu)

Telaga Bodas Crater Lake

Have you ever thought about having a bath in a crater while enjoying the stunning view surrounding you? In this place, this is not just a dream, but a reality. Most tourists in fact visit this place to have a bath in its hot sulphur-rich water. The Telaga Bodas Crater is also considered the perfect place to hike and observe nature from a close point of view.

Natural Tourism Destination

Telaga Bodas Crater Lake

Tourist Attractions in West Java

West Java Batik Motifs

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

 

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Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Kaharingan

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Ikan tambal

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Gumin Tambun

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

Gamolan

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

Singayaksa

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

Awan Berarak

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

Sekomandi

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

Samudra

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

Bultiya

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Taiganja

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

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Pisang Bali

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

Buketan Bali

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

Pattimura

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Asmat Papua

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Tubo Kelapa

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

Kalo Sara

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Raja Ampat

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Alam Pantai

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Parang Rusak

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Rangkiang

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Durian Pecah

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Biji Kopi

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

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

Angsa Duo

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Tongkonan

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Wirasat

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

Wakatobi

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Sandeq

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Honai

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

Sero Tangga

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Leuit Sijimat

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

Insang Ikan

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Paqbarre Allo

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

Ake Patra

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Daun Simpor

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Tanah Liek

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

Lontara

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Cengkeh

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Kawung

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Abimanyu Prince

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Daun Sirih

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and