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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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

 

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Awan Berarak

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

Kain Cual

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

Parang Seling

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Kawung

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Raja Ampat

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

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

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

Honai

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Alam Pantai

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

Rangkiang

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

Taiganja

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Ake Patra

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Gamolan

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Lipaq Sabe

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Gumin Tambun

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Jumputan Bintang

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Singayaksa

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

La Galigo

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

Wakatobi

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

Bultiya

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Pala Salawaku

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Asmat Papua

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

Prada Papua

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Tongkonan

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Cengkeh

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Merak Lasem

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

Samudra

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Kuda Sepasang

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Srimanganti

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Sero Tangga

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Lontara

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

Daun Sirih

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Angsa Duo

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

Tidayu

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Peresean

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Parang Rusak

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

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

Wirasat

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Gentala Arasy

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

Biji Kopi

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

Durian Pecah

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Daun Simpor

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

Buketan Bali

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Pattimura

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Pisang Bali

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

Tanah Liek

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

Sekomandi

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

Ikan tambal

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

Tubo Kelapa

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