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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

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Batik Motifs

Singayaksa

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Srimanganti

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

Tangerang Herang

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

 

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Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Rasamala

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

Durian Pecah

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Pucuk Mekar

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

La Galigo

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Tenun Bima

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Lipaq Sabe

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

Raja Ampat

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

Buketan Bali

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Angsa Duo

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Alam Pantai

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Sero Tangga

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Kain Cual

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

Tidayu

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Taiganja

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

Kawung

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Gamolan

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Ikan tambal

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

Kaharingan

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

Wirasat

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Rangkiang

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Honai

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Parang Seling

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Singayaksa

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Bomba Mawar

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Srimanganti

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Sekar Jati

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Tangerang Herang

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

Prada Papua

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

Asmat Papua

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Gonggong Siput

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Cengkeh

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

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Lontara

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

Sandeq

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

Pisang Bali

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

Bultiya

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

Biji Kopi

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Gentala Arasy

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

Samudra

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

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

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”

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Daun Simpor

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Awan Berarak

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies