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Kudus is a city in Central Java.

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Kudus (Javanese: hanacaraka ꦏ ꦸ ꦢ ꦸ ꦱ ꧀; Holy Latin) is a district in Central Java province. The district capital is the Holy City, located in the northeastern coastal strip between the Central Java city of Semarang and Surabaya. The city is located 51 km from the eastern city of Semarang.

Kudus districts bordering on the eastern Pati, Demak, Grobogan and in the south, as well as in the western district of Jepara. Holy city is known as the largest cigarette producer in Central Java. In addition it is also known as the Holy city of students.

The city is the center of the development of Islam in the Middle Ages. It can be seen from its being three tomb guardian / Sunan, namely Sunan Kudus, Sunan Muria, and Sunan Kedu.

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Land lines[edit]

  • Bus

If want go to Kudus Regency. Visitors have to take a bus from the bus station in Semarang, then go up the a bus route Semarang to Jepara Town, after arriving at the bus station in Jepara. have to take a bus from the bus station in Jepara. then go up the a bus route Jepara Town to KudusTown.

  • Taxi

Kudus Town there are some car taxi

Water lines[edit]

Kudus Regency does not have an sea So, if want go to Kudus Regency can not get on a ship. While, Kudus River is not used as means of transportation to get out of town. And also not serve as tourist transport go to around the town.

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Kudus Regency does not have an airport. So, if want go to Kudus Regency can not get on a plane.

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  • Masjid Menara Kudus (The mosque of Kudus). Built by Sunan Kudus, at 1549 AD / 956 H. The architecture is an amalgam of Islamic style and Hindunese temple.  edit
The Menara Mosque from Kudus Town
Traditional House of Kudus Town

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  • Opor Bakar Kudus, Jl. Nitisemitro Kios 10 -12, 0291 - 441125. 06:30 - last. Chicken with some thick and delicious coconut gravy, added with some small sweet and delicious tofu. Additional dish is bothok ayam (chicken steam and wrap in banana leave). IDR 8,000 - 15,000.  edit
  • Pindang Kudus Pak Sulichan, Kompleks Taman Bojana Simpang 7. One of the local speciality, like most food in Kudus, it contains no bovine meat (which considered sacred).  edit
  • Ulam Sari Resto (Pemancingan), Kulon Museum Kretek Kudus, +622914249949, [1]. 09:00. Restoran & pemancingan & Catering 15,000. (21:00,4000) edit
  • Sate Kerbau Pak Jastro, Komplek pertokoan CV Muria (Opposite Petrol Station A.Yani St). Muantap  edit
  • Nasi Tahu Ibu Bani, Pandjunan Street (parallel with A.Yani and Bitingan St). 6pm. Muantap juga.  edit
  • Nasi Tahu Telur, Sunan Kudus St (North of Simpang 7). 7pm.  edit
  • Rm GOLDEN, Sudirman St (Near Junction to Tandjung St). 9am. Inherit the recipe from previouly Famous Garuda Dine & Restaurant. variety.  edit

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  • rumah makan kenari, jln sosrokartono 31a, 0291-439932. 10am-9pm. family restaurant  edit
  • kenari omah penyet, jln diponegoro 18 kudus. 10 am-9 pm.  edit

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  • Kudus Government Tourism Office : +62 291 435958


  • Kudus Police Station : (0291) 438110
  • Ambulans : 118
  • Fire Truck : 113
  • Search and Rescue (SAR Kudus)  : (0291)5752264
  • Kudus Disaster Tracking (BPBD Kudus) : (0291)4250022
  • Kudus Red Cross (PMI Kudus): (0291) 437078


  • Mardi Rahayu Hospital: (0291) 431831
  • Sunan Kudus Islamic Hospital: (0291) 434008

Get out[edit]

Jepara some 28 km west of Kudus, 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: 30 minutes.

Demak some 25 km west of Kudus, There are famous grand mosque Demak, the grave of Sunan Kalijaga. Driving time: 20 minutes.

Pati some 24 km east of Kudus, There are famous producing milkfish. Driving time: 15 minutes.

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