Jepara

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Jepara is a city at the north coast of Central Java. Jepara is known as center of teak-wood furniture production, the birth place of the national heroine Kartini and the woodcarving industry. Jepara is the jump of point for ferries and speedboats to Karimunjawa.

Understand[edit]

Mulyoharjo Woodcarving Workshop

Jepara regency is one of the regencies in Central Java Province. Jepara geographically located at position 110 ° 9 '48.02 "to 110 ° 58' 37.40" east longitude, 5 ° 43 '20.67 "to 6 ° 47' 25.83" South latitude, so that is an area the north end of Central Java Province. Jepara district bordering the Java Sea in the West and North, Pati and Kudus in the East, as well as in South Demak. Jepara district also includes the Karimun Islands, which is located in the Java Sea. Land area Jepara 1004.189 km2 with 72 KM long coastline.

Get in[edit]

From Semarang there you can hail a 7 seaters Toyota Innova by Central Java Transporter, +62 852 2599 3574 (), [1].  edit they serve you to Karimunjawa tour packages

A short visit to the TIC or 'Tourist Information Centre' in Semarang will ensure you find transport to Jepara, usually a small comfortable bus seating around 10 people with air conditioning. They leave at multiple times daily, for around Rp. 30,000.

Buses from Semerang leave Terboyo bus terminal everyday from 5am to 5pm and cost between Rp. 10,000 and Rp. 15,000. Expect to pay twice the amount if you put your backpack on an empty seat (there are no luggage compartments on small buses).

Get around[edit]

Air Lines[edit]

  • Susi Air

Susi Air is one means of transportation to go to Karimunjava, using this plane trip which is taken 30 minutes from Ahmad Yani Airport to Airport Dewandaru.

  • Airfast Indonesia

Airfast Indonesia plane used is a kind of pioneer of airline Airfast Indonesia with total passenger capacity of 17 people and the frequency of flights two times a week.

Water Lines[edit]

  • KMC Kartini 1

Fast motor ship Kartini 1 is one means of transportation to go to Karimunjava, using KMC Kartini 1 trip in the travel 3-4 hours from Port Kartini to Port Karimunjava.

  • KM Exspress Cantika 89

Ship Express Cantika 89 is one means of transportation to go to Publications, by using this vessel trips in the travel 1.5-2 hours from Port Kartini to Port Karimunjava.

  • KMP Siginjai

Ferry Siginjai It is one means of transportation to go to Publications, by using this vessel trips in the travel 5-6 hours from Port Kartini to Port Karimunjava.

Land Lines[edit]

  • Dokar

Is a means of transportation that is shaped like Delman. Dokar is a means of transportation that connects one market to another. Dokar can be found in the traditional market as Kalinyamatan Traditional Market, Welahan Traditional Market, Mayong Traditional Market, and others.

  • Becak

Becak can be found in Jepara city bus terminal, usually many tourists ride becak from Jepara city's bus terminal to the port of Kartini, Jepara city bus terminal distance across the harbor kartini is 1 km, for trips to Karimunjava.

  • Train

In the past, there are railways and trams Semarang Joana Stroomtram Maatschappij (SJS). The company in 1885 opened the path-Genuk Semarang-Demak-Holy-Pati-Joana (now Juwana). After that, on May 5, 1895 the company add its path to the east that opens Holy lane-Mayong-Gotri-Pecangaan. On May 1, 1900 also adds to the railway line to the west until it reaches Apex and Lasem. In the same year, on November 10, SJS open new paths again serving routes Mayong-Welahan-Demak-Semarang

  • Taxi

There are taxis in Jepara, if taxis in cities in Indonesia using a model sedan. Unlike in Jepara his cab with a miniature model of the bus.

  • Bus

Many buses in Jepara with various departments of the inter-city, inter-provincial, inter-island up. Jepara - Semarang, Jepara - Kudus, Jepara - Tayu, Jepara - Jakarta, Jepara - Bandung, Jepara - Tasikmalaya, Jepara - Surabaya, Jepara - Denpasar

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Natural[edit]

  • Karimun Java (Crimon Java), District Karimunjava. islands in the Java Sea and belongs to the district of Jepara, Central Java. With a land area of 1,500 hectares and waters ± ± 110,000 hectares, Karimunjava is now being developed into a tourist charm Marine Park that began much-loved local and foreign tourists. If we want to go there, we can use ship.  edit
  • Tirto Samodra Beach (Bandengan Beach), Desa Bandengan. located at west of Jepara square, Bandengan Beach have beautiful white sand. admission price to object only 5,000 IDR on weekend, 3,000 IDR on regular day. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Kartini Beach, Desa Bulu. located at 2.5 km westward of the hall of Jepara Regency. Kartini Beach is one of famous beaches in Jepara. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Blebak Beach, Desa Sekuro. located at 10 km of the hall of Jepara Regency. Blebak Beach is one of famous beaches in Jepara. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Tegalsambi Beach, Desa Tegalsambi. located at 8 km westward of the hall of Jepara Regency. Tegalsambi Beach is one of famous beaches in Jepara. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Ombak Mati Beach, Desa Banyumanis. located at 17 km eastward of the hall of Jepara Regency. Ombak Mati Beach is one of famous beaches in Jepara. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Guamanik Pecatu Beach, Desa Banyumanis. located at 25 km eastward of the hall of Jepara Regency. Guamanik Pecatu Beach is one of famous beaches in Jepara. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Pailus Beach, Desa Karanggondang. located at 10 km eastward of the hall of Jepara Regency. Pailus Beach is one of famous beaches in Jepara. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Suweru Beach, Desa Balong. located at 30 km eastward of the hall of Jepara Regency. Suweru Beach is one of famous beaches in Jepara. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Songgo Langit Waterfall, Desa Bucu. located at 30 km eastward of the hall of Jepara Regency. Songgo Langit Waterfalls is one of famous waterfalls in Jepara. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Sumenep Waterfall, Desa Batealit. located at 7 km southward of the hall of Jepara Regency. Sumenep Waterfalls is one of famous waterfalls in Jepara, because Sumenep Waterfall has 3 floors. If we want to go there, we can use private motorbike.  edit
  • Pancuran Waterfall, Desa Somosari. located at 8 km southward of the hall of Jepara Regency. Pancuran Waterfall is one of famous waterfalls in Jepara, Because pancuran waterfall is highest waterfall in the town of Jepara. If we want to go there, we can use private motorbike.  edit
  • Sejuta Akar Lake, Desa Bondo. located at 25 km eastward of the hall of Jepara Regency. Punden Lake is one of famous lakes in Jepara. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Blingoh Lake, Desa Blingoh. located at 30 km eastward of the hall of Jepara Regency. Blingoh Lake is one of famous lakes in Jepara. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Punden Lake, Desa Gemulung. located at 11 km eastward of the hall of Jepara Regency. Punden Lake is one of famous lakes in Jepara. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Kedung Plumpang, Desa Mulyoharjo. located at 17 km eastward of the hall of Jepara Regency. Kedung Plumpang is one of famous rivers in Jepara. Because, Kedung Plumpang is a beautiful little river and natural and clean water that is made in a place to swim, shower, and water play. Kedung Plumpang river there is also a mini waterfall. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Shenden, Desa Mulyoharjo. located at 2 km eastward of the hall of Jepara Regency. Shenden is one of famous rivers in Jepara. Because, Shenden is a beautiful little river and natural and clean water that is made in a place to swim, shower, and water play. Shenden river there is also a mini waterfall. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit

Museums[edit]

  • Museum Kartini, Town square (located at the main town square Alun alun). 8:00-14:00. Raden Ayu (Ajeng) Kartini (21 April 1879 – 17 September 1904) was born in Jepara. Kartini was a pioneer in promoting women's rights in Indonesia and after her death became the first Indonesian national heroine. The Museum showcases memorabilia of Kartini and her brother Sosrokartono, but also historic artefacts and handicrafts of Jepara.Open Daily from Moonday until Sunday. Ticke on Monday until Friday, for Adult : Rp. 2.000; Children : Rp. 1.500; On Saturday until Monday Adult : Rp. 3.500; Children Rp.2.000 Admission is free.  edit
  • World Peace Gong Museum, Plajan Village. located at 14 km eastward of the hall of Jepara Regency. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Nusantara Carving Museum, Panggang Village. located at 1,5 km westward of the hall of Jepara Regency. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit

Fortress[edit]

  • Dutch Fort (Fort Japara XVI), Ujungbatu Village. located at 0,5 km eastward of the hall of Jepara Regency. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Portuguese Fort, Banyumanis Village. located at 45 km eastward of the hall of Jepara Regency. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit

Rural[edit]

  • Desa Wisata Plajan, Plajan Village. located at 14 km eastward of the hall of Jepara Regency. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Desa Wisata Tempur, Tempur Village. located at 50 km eastward of the hall of Jepara Regency. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Desa Wisata Dudakawu, Dudakawu Village. located at 36 km eastward of the hall of Jepara Regency. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit

Play[edit]

  • Jepara Ocean Park, Mororejo Village. located at 7 km eastward of the hall of Jepara Regency. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Tiara Park Waterboom, Purwogondo Village. located at 19 km southward of the hall of Jepara Regency. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Sentral Park, Balong Village. located at 30 km eastward of the hall of Jepara Regency. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Kebonan Kampung Maen, Bapangan Village. located at 3 km eastward of the hall of Jepara Regency. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Mitra Waterboom & Toys, Bangsri Village. located at 13 km eastward of the hall of Jepara Regency. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Alamoya Waterboom, Bapangan Village. located at 2,5 km eastward of the hall of Jepara Regency. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit

Jepara anniversary[edit]

The anniversary Jepara city 464

Jepara anniversary is celebrated every year on the 10th of April. The process of Jepara anniversary held on 9 April. Beginning with dance in the Regency courtyard pavilion themed Queen Kaliyamat struggle for power, continued walking karnaval toward the Tomb Mantingan, and ends with the replacement luwur (Covers Tomb) Queen Kalinyamat and Sultan Hadlirin (her husband). Evening lectures held at the tomb complex and leather puppet in Jepara city square

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Perang Obor is the war of fire Tegalsambi village
  • Festival Kartini, Kauman Village. Kartini Festival is event celebrate the Anniversary Jepara memorial and commemoration of Kartini Day . If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Pesta Lomban, Kartini Beach. Pesta Lomban is sea alms ceremony in the form of offerings buffalo head that floated in the sea Jepara, So that swept away the buffalo head eaten by fish. Pesta Lomban is as an expression of gratitude to God. Therefore, with the Lomban giving alms or feed the fish, it can foster a sense of caring for the environment and that fishermen are not greedy with the dredge as much natural wealth, especially the sea. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Pesta Baratan, District Kalinyamatan. Pesta Baratan is carnival traditions Impes (traditional lanterns Kalinyamat) in the show on the 15th of Sha'ban. The word "baratan" comes from an Arabic word, which is "baraah" which means salvation or "barakah" meaning blessing. Tradition Pesta Baratan arranged by theme cavalcade Queen Kalinyamat and his troops holding Impes and Torch. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Festival Oncor, Bandungrejo Village. Oncor Festival is a tradition convoy in the show on the evening of the 10th month of Dhu al-Hijjah. Festival brings Oncor Oncor participants with a variety of themes and designs, participants carried Oncor There also were carrying traditional Oncor unique design. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Perang Obor, Tegalsambi Village. Perang Obor is a battle using coconut fronds that have been dried and the inside is filled with dried banana leaves. Torches are lit together have available to use as a tool to attack each other so that frequent collisions that could result in the glowing torch-flames were huge, which gave rise to the name of the torch War. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Festival Memeden Gadhu, Kepuk Village. Gadhu Memeden Festival is a tradition convoy scarecrow. Gadhu memeden Festival held in the Kepuk village. Participants wore peasant costumes and traditional Javanese clothes, bring tumpeng and scarecrows various forms. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Festival Jondang, Kawak Village. Jondang Festival is the parade bring jondang containing food and agricultural products is a tradition bachelor application to a virgin girl to get to the wedding. Before the parade began, people first offered by traditional crafts. only then one by one the participants paraded the creations jondang to punden Mbah Kawak. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Jembul Tulakan, Tulakan Village. Jembul Tulakan is jembul parade in the village Tulakan. Jembul is in the form of parts of bamboo are parsed as thin as a hair. Parts of bamboo gathered with other grain as an offering. Jembul Tulakan ceremony is an expression of gratitude to God. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Jembul Bedekah, Banyumanis Village. Jembul Bedekah is jembul parade in the village Banyumanis. Jembul is in the form of parts of bamboo are parsed as thin as a hair. Parts of bamboo gathered with other grain as an offering. Jembul Bedekah ceremony is an expression of gratitude to God. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Barikan, Karimunjava Village. Barikan is a form of expression of gratitude and sharing with fellow creatures of God's creation in the sea Karimunjava. To that end, the cone does not only produce, but also from the sea. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Jepara Thongtek Carnival, Kauman Village. Jepara Thongtek Carnival is parade in which participants no use kentongan, gong, bedug, gendang, gamelan, angklung, trumpet. Parade participants shouting yells sahur... sahur..., Parade participants also uses an interesting costume. Jepara Thongtek Carnival is a tradition convoy in the show on the evening of the month of Ramadhan. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit
  • Jepara Bedug Festival, Kauman Village. Jepara Bedug Festival, is parade in which participants use Bedug while Takbir peal. Jepara Bedug Festival is a tradition convoy in the show on the evening of the 1th month of Syawal. If we want to go there, we can use private car.  edit

Typical Art of Jepara[edit]

  • Jepara Carving. located at 7 km southward of the hall of Jepara Regency. Jepara Wood Carving very famous in the world  edit
  • Weaving Troso. located at 12 km southward of the hall of Jepara Regency. Troso is the name of a village located in the district of Pecangaan Jepara. In the village is the place weaving Troso communities located. Weaving Troso very famous in Indonesia  edit
  • Batik Jepara. located at 7 km southward of the hall of Jepara Regency. Batik Jepara very famous because R.A. Kartini ever send Kartini's batik to Netherland  edit
  • Gold Craft. located at 18 km southward of the hall of Jepara Regency. Gold Craft from Margoyoso Village very famous because so unique  edit
  • Monel Craft. located at 18 km southward of the hall of Jepara Regency. Monel metal is a type of iron in other places people used to call white steel. The uniqueness of this metal among others, does not rust, because it is suitable for body-worn accessory. All kinds of accessories, ranging from necklaces, bracelets, rings, earrings, belt up tool for scrapings. This accessories is being produced and are sold in the village kriyan, Kalinyamatan, Jepara, about 18 km south from the direction of the Holy Jepara.  edit
  • Shells Craft. located at 24 km southward of the hall of Jepara Regency. Shells Craft from shell of scallop shells are considered garbage, has now become a beautiful craft.  edit
  • Rattan Craft. located at 27 km southward of the hall of Jepara Regency. Rattan Craft from Telukwetan Village very famous, Telukawur Village exported Rattan Craft to Korea, China.  edit
  • Bamboo Craft. located at 28 km southward of the hall of Jepara Regency. Bamboo Craft from Kendengsidialit Village and Sidigede Village very famous, Kendengsidialit Village and Sidigede Village exported Rattan Craft to Malaysia, Singapore.  edit
  • Ceramics Craft. located at 21 km southward of the hall of Jepara Regency. Ceramics Craft from Mayong Lor Village very famous in Indonesia.  edit
  • Traditional Toys. located at 35 km southward of the hall of Jepara Regency. Traditional Toys from Karanganyar Village very famous, Karanganyar Village exported Traditional Toys to Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, Japan.  edit

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • RM. Kampoeng Daun, Jl. Kartini 10 B Jepara., 081 2250 8809, [2]. Special Garang asem, sop buntut, ayam goreng kampung, Kopi Luwak Jepara.  edit
  • Maribu - Restaurant, Ballroom, Gazebo, Jl. Shima. 20 Jepara., 0291 596656. Delicious Indonesian, Thailand, and Japanese cuisine. Jepara.  edit

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • SCJ ( Shopping Center Jepara ). all drink : es dawet, es gempol pleret, wedang adon-adon coro, es sup buah etc.  edit
  • Civet Coffee Jepara at Kampung Daun, Jl. Kartini 10 B Jepara, [3]. Civet Coffee Jepara  edit
eat & drink center Jepara

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Segoro Hotel Jepara, Jl. Ringin Jaya 2, [4]. Hotel is located 500m from the bus terminal and around 1.5km from the ferry terminal to Karimunjawa islands. Prices start at Rp. 100,000 for double/twin room with a fan and Rp. 130.000 for a room with AC. Rp. 180,000.  edit
  • Palm Beach Resort and Hotels, Jl. Tirta Samudra No.191, Bandengan, +62291594446. This resort is situated on Bandengan Beach, 10 minutes from downtown Jepara. Beautiful rooms, swimming pool, on-site restaurant/bar - starting from Rp. 578,000 for a deluxe room. Also has cottages and superior rooms. IDR 578,000. (-6.554651,110.652775) edit
  • d'SEASON Premiere, Jalan Pariwisata no 9, Bandengan Beach, +62291 7511888, [5]. The hotel is located in Bandengan Beach, perfect for business and leisure travelers. Comfortable rooms with spectacular views and AC, swimming pool, private beach, restaurant, ballroom, meeting rooms, WiFi,car rental service, and other facilities. IDR 400.000.  edit


Contact[edit]

Police Station Kapolres Jl KS Tubun No.2 +62291591310, +62291592110; Kasatlantas Resort (0291) 591210; Polsek Mlonggo Jl Raya Mlonggo (0291) 593610; Polsek Batealit Jl Raya Mindahan (0291) 593626; Polsek Keling Jl Raya Keling (0291) 579003; Polsek Bangsri Jl Raya Bangsri (0291) 771310; Polsek Pecangaan Jl Raya Pecangaan (0291) 755110 Reserse (0291) 593632; Polsek Kedung Jl Raya Bugel (0291) 755810

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