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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

Srimanganti

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

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:

Tangerang Herang

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

 

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Daun Sirih

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

Biji Kopi

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Tidayu

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

Cengkeh

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

Kain Cual

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Abimanyu Prince

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Paqbarre Allo

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Rangkiang

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

Ikan tambal

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

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

Kawung

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Tenun Bima

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Mahkota Siger

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

Pala Salawaku

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

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Wakatobi

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

Wirasat

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

Angsa Duo

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Bale Lumbu

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Singayaksa

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Manguni Minahasa

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

Ake Patra

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

Parang Rusak

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

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Pisang Bali

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

Sero Tangga

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Alam Pantai

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Ukir Sentani

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Prada Papua

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

Sandeq

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Taiganja

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Rasamala

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

Kaharingan

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Pattimura

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

La Galigo

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

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

Awan Berarak

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Bultiya

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

Samudra

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Daun Simpor

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Insang Ikan

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Sekomandi

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Tanah Liek

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

Kalo Sara

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

Merak Lasem

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Honai

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Tongkonan

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Raja Ampat

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