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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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Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Kalo Sara

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Merak Ngeram

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Dayak Kamang

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

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

Asmat Papua

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Kain Cual

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

Ake Patra

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

Kaharingan

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Ikan tambal

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Parang Seling

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Gamolan

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

Rangkiang

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Taiganja

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Tangerang Herang

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

Awan Berarak

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

Buketan Bali

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

Tanah Liek

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Lontara

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Honai

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Enggang Dayak

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Angsa Duo

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

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Pintu Aceh

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Tongkonan

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

Kawung

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

Sandeq

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Sekomandi

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Bale Lumbu

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

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

Peresean

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

Parang Rusak

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

Sero Tangga

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Kuda Kupang

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

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Desa Na Tolu

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Pisang Bali

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Wirasat

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

Tidayu

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

Daun Simpor

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

Samudra

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

Biji Kopi

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Lipaq Sabe

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