Demak is a main town in Central Java, Demak is known as central to the development of Islam in Java. Known as a city guardian of Wali Songo, is the first and greatest islamic empire Kasultanan Demak on the north coast of Java .
Demak is a bustling little town, with a population of approximately 100,000 people and has totaled the most popular tourist destination on the north coast of Java, Demak name itself comes from the word Dimak derived from the word Edge, Edge Mara and Jumpara who became *Jepara, which means a place of settlement of the traders who trade to regions.
Demak is constitute a the first islamic kingdom at Java Island.
Demak is the north side of the city that can travel from Semarang to use taxi or public bus for 1 hours. Also can travel with use the services of travel. we can use bus from Semarang, with cost IDR 5.000. there are several buses that we can use, we choose to live.
From Semarang's Ahmad Yani International Airport, only 18 km north of town, is a small but busy mostly-domestic hub.
There is a tourist information desk, ATM and taxi stand in the arrival hall. Official airport taxis are available for around IDR 100,000 depending on your destination to Demak, pay at the taxi desk in arrival terminal and then head for the official taxi rank. Give the receipt to your driver, there is no need for any additional payment
Semarang some 18 km west of Demak, full of colonial buildings, universities and famous for both its food.
Jepara some 48 km nort of Demak, There are famous Crimon Java. full of nature tourisms (beach, tropic island, mountain, lake, forest, etc), historical building (it is Fort Japara XVI, Portuguese Fort, Mantingan Mosque, Angin Temple, Bubrah Temple, etc), universities, and famous for both its food street markets like SCJ (Shopping Center Jepara). Driving time: 1 hour.
Kudus some 25 km east of Demak, There are famous Menara Kudus Mosque, the grave of Sunan Muria, and the grave of Sunan Kudus.