Dewi Manu patterned batik, a beautifully complex motif that was born in Wanurejo village
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Before leaving Wanurejo village, make sure you take home a piece of batik with you. This UNESCO intangible cultural heritage art form is an ancient practice where every pattern, stroke and color tell a different story. At Wanurejo village, the artists produce Dewi Manu batik patterns which are heavily inspired by the intricate reliefs and architecture of Borobudur. As different regions have their own unique styles and patterns, you can only find the Dewi Manu pattern here. Other than the fashionable batik, take home some handmade ornaments to promote and support the local community.
Health & safety protocols to note
When you’re traveling around Indonesia, don’t forget that health and safety protocols are still strictly enforced. Major tourist destinations will have temperature checks and won’t let you enter without your masks. Vaccine certificates are also required upon entry across all establishments, so have it ready from your PeduliLindungi app.
Certain international travelers are allowed to enter Indonesia with strict regulations, so be sure to keep checking before you book your tickets and start packing. Domestic travel across the archipelago is open for vaccinated travelers, but remember to remain safe and be responsible for yourself and others.