When you are visiting to some famous or recreation to the interesting places or country, you must buy some souvenir for your friends, families, or relatives. It can be handcraft or other unique gift. The people you give the souvenir of course will be thankful, since it is hard to get and unique. Here are the 7 souvenirs you should bring to your country.
Wayang kulit or in English is shadow puppet is a popular culture in Indonesia, especially in Central Java, because there are Javanese kingdoms which are the legitimate successor of the shadow puppet legacy. Shadow puppet has become the root in every aspect in Javanese people; once you are there don’t forget to buy it as the display in your house.
Along with shadow puppet, batik is the characteristic of Javanese people, especially central java, because batik first produced and used by the royal family of Javanese kingdoms. And now, along with wayang, batik has been the legacy of Indonesia and recognized by UNESCO. This is the perfect souvenir to buy.
Bali is globally known as the tourist destination, Bali has been visited by thousands of tourists internationally every year, and Bali also has the unique souvenirs you can buy there. There are many handicrafts from the local people that is displayed there, like handmade bag, batik, beads and many more.
Ulos fabric is the unique souvenir from Medan, North Sumatera, Indonesia. This is the traditional fabric that is used by the local ethnic in Medan, Batak. Ulos has been used in many generation, and because of its unique, Ulos is a perfect handicraft to be brought home.
Klompen is a unique shoe made of wood and only available in Holland or Netherlands. This is the original shoe worn by the Holland people in the past and this makes their feet warmer in the cold season, but now, this shoe is rarely worn, and only made as the souvenir.
Dagadu shirt is only available in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. This is a unique shirt contains the jokes print on it. This unique souvenir is easy to get and it is fabulous.
Koteka and Papuan Bag
Koteka is maybe a vulgar souvenir for some people, koteka is a traditional equipment of the Papuan ethnic, it protects man’s vital object, and worn in the traditional ceremony. There is also another souvenir from Papua that is handmade bag which only can be bought in Papua.