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Ujung Kulon UNESCO World Heritage Site

Ujung Kulon, UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site (photo: Indonesia Tourism)

Ujung Kulon UNESCO World Heritage Site

This park is situated in Ujung Jaya Village. The important thing to mention when it comes to this place is that UNESCO has approved it as one of the world’s heritage sites in 1992. Here, visitors can see many different kinds of unusual animal species and plants, especially the rare Javanese Rhinoceros.

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Ujung Kulon UNESCO World Heritage Site

Tourist Attractions in Banten

Banten

Batik Motifs

Singayaksa

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Srimanganti

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

 

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Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Rasamala

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

Sero Tangga

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

Tenun Bima

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Sekomandi

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Cengkeh

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Ake Patra

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Alam Pantai

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Awan Berarak

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

Asmat Papua

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Peresean

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Wakatobi

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

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Durian Pecah

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

Sekar Jati

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

Parang Rusak

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Manguni Minahasa

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Jumputan Bintang

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Angsa Duo

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Mahkota Siger

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Insang Ikan

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

Biji Kopi

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Bintik Tujuh

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Srimanganti

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Rangkiang

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Leuit Sijimat

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

Tongkonan

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Honai

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Bultiya

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Buketan Bali

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Wirasat

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Merak Lasem

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Raja Ampat

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Ikan tambal

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

Tanah Liek

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Pattimura

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Samudra

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

Sandeq

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Kaharingan

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Daun Sirih

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Pisang Bali

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Daun Simpor

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

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Tidayu

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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