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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

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

Singayaksa

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

 

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Ukir Sentani

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

Pisang Bali

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

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

Sero Tangga

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

Ikan tambal

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

Insang Ikan

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Gentala Arasy

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

Mahkota Siger

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

Gumin Tambun

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Bultiya

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Tenun Bima

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Lipaq Sabe

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Wakatobi

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

La Galigo

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Peresean

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Asmat Papua

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Kaharingan

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Kuda Kupang

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Kawung

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Prada Papua

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

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

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Kalo Sara

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

Gamolan

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Anggrek Tewu

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

Rangkiang

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Pattimura

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

Sekomandi

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Tangerang Herang

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

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Alam Pantai

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Tidayu

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

Daun Sirih

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

Pucuk Mekar

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Sandeq

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Pala Salawaku

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

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

Daun Simpor

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Teguh Bersatu

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

Merak Lasem

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

Lontara

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Parang Rusak

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

Tongkonan

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

Raja Ampat

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

Tubo Kelapa

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

Wirasat

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Enggang Dayak

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

Taiganja

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

Ake Patra

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

Sekar Jati

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

Awan Berarak

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

Parang Seling

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

Tabir Tanjung

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

Biji Kopi

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Leuit Sijimat

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