Batik is often called the hand-stamped wax-resist dyeing of fabric. Passing from generation to generation, this art has been preserved in the world for 1000+ years and it’s a popular industry in Indonesia too.

Batik in Indonesia

Batik | Image via Pxhere

Did you know that Batik is a unique cultural heritage of Indonesia? This art has become an integral part of the day-to-day lives of the Indonesian locals.

The quality

In Indonesia, you find authentic handmade Batik. They have a unique way of making batiks using ‘tjaps’. The techniques are also unique in that no other Batik creators follow these during their processes.

The process

Batik making process starts from washing the white fabric to removing any impurity there. Then only they get immersed in colour dyes to get the base colours. The process goes on likewise, and it’s not as simple as it seems!

Batik tours

During your stay at The Residence Bintan, you can choose to enjoy a Batik tour. This is one of the best things to do in Bintan as you get exposed to a fully authentic experience. Hear what the local Batik artisans have got to say about their proud art and how it has come a long way until now.