Posts Under Banten Category

Bedouin settlement

Bedouin settlement

Kampung Baduy Kampung Badui is a settlement of the Baduy tribe of Banten where the houses in the village are still made of bamboo and all are facing the same direction. This tribe lives isolated from the outside world, living simply and integrates with nature. This village is located in the village of Cibeo Lebak district. About 40 Km from Rangkasbitung. There are 2 kinds of Baduy tribes. Na...

Pecinan-Teluk Naga – Tangerang

Pecinan-Teluk Naga – Tangerang

Chinese Fortress is referred to the descendants of ethnic Chinese who live in Tangerang, Banten. The name “Chinese Fortress” (formerly called Cina Benteng) is derived from the word “Castle”, the old name of the city of Tangerang. At that time there was a Dutch fortress city of Tangerang, precisely on the riverbank Cisadane, which functioned as security posts to prevent att...

Carita Beach

Carita Beach

Carita Beach is one of the tourism object in Padeglang, Banten. This beach has been designated as Natural Park  on July 15, 1978. In addition to the beautiful white sand, the beach is also presenting the exoticism of Mount Krakatau in the background. Carita Beach also has supporting facilities such as hotels and inns which are very indulgent for travelers. There are wide selections of lodging an...

Debus From Banten

Debus From Banten

Debus was initially serves to spread the teachings of Islam. However, during the Dutch colonial period and the reign of Sultan Agung Tirtayasa, this art is used to evoke the spirit of fighters and people of Banten against the Netherlands. Today, along with the times, this art only serves as a means of entertainment. The art called Debus has something to do with tarikat Rifaiah brought by Nurrudin...

Kujang

Kujang

In general, kujang had understanding as heirlooms that have a certain strength that comes from the gods (Hyang). As a weapon, kujang occupies a very special position in the community of West Java (Sunda) since its birth until now. In the past kujang can not be separated from the life of the Sundanese people because of its function as agricultural equipment. This statement is contained in ancient ...