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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

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Batik Motifs

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Singayaksa

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

 

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Enggang Dayak

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Ake Patra

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Kalo Sara

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

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Rangkiang

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Teguh Bersatu

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

Srimanganti

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Bintik Tujuh

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Dayak Kamang

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Tubo Kelapa

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Lontara

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Buketan Bali

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Biji Kopi

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

Parang Rusak

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Daun Simpor

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Sekar Jati

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Tidayu

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Sandeq

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

Samudra

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

Parang Seling

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Jumputan Bintang

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Alam Pantai

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Tongkonan

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Tenun Bima

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Peresean

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

Raja Ampat

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

Insang Ikan

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

Kain Cual

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

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

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

Abimanyu Prince

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Tangerang Herang

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Gamolan

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Honai

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Prada Papua

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

Kawung

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Paqbarre Allo

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

Sekomandi

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Mahkota Siger

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Bale Lumbu

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Pintu Aceh

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

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Taiganja

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

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