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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.

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Telaga Bodas Crater Lake

Tourist Attractions in West Java

West Java Batik Motifs

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

 

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Biji Kopi

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Prada Papua

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Awan Berarak

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Daun Sirih

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Parang Seling

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Wakatobi

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Rasamala

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

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

Sandeq

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Anggrek Tewu

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

Sekar Jati

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

Rangkiang

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Parang Rusak

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Lontara

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Desa Na Tolu

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

Srimanganti

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

Kalo Sara

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

Sekomandi

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Kawung

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

Taiganja

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Tenun Bima

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Bale Lumbu

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Desa Na Ualu

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Gamolan

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Peresean

The Peresean is a game that sometimes some kinds of magic are

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Merak Lasem

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Kaharingan

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Honai

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Bomba Mawar

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

Ikan tambal

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

La Galigo

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

Singayaksa

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Paqbarre Allo

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

Bultiya

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Asmat Papua

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

Tongkonan

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

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Pisang Bali

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Durian Pecah

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

Pattimura

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

Cengkeh

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

Tidayu

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

Ake Patra

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

Sero Tangga

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Lipaq Sabe

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