Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Jepara Regency-Central Java (The Furniture and Wood Craft Town)

Jepara Regency is one of the tourism destination in Central Java, located at the shore of North Jawa, with it’s famous white sand beaches, blue sea, hotels and restaurants, historical monuments, national parks, furniture and souvenir shopping, clean city are the proud of Jepara, thats way Jepara receive the Adipura Award from the goverment of Indonesia. This is the higher award for the cleanist city in Indonesia.

The Jepara Regency, worldwide known in the furniture business, since some foreigners started to export it’s unique carved furniture products about 25 years ago, currently accomodates a 3,000 expats, employed in the furniture- and other business.

The best swimming beach in Jepara is the crowded visited Bandengan Bay Beach, with clear waters, clean wide beach, and powdered sugar sand, perfect for sunbathing, Jets Ski, etc.

There are many other bays around Jepara, most of them still in original state, where you may only see your own footprints during a walk.



Get Close to Jepara

Karimunjawa National Ocean Park

The park is located 90 miles northeast of Jepara in Central Java. Only seven of the islands are inhabited and the park is named after the largest island of Karimun Java. You can find all sorts of diverse reefs in certain places where depths of 15 to 20 metres are achieved.


In the reefs are 35 different types of hard coral to be found, sponges, soft corals and red and over 240 different types of fish. On the reefs are twelve spectacular dive sites where you can discover not only the diverse marine life in all its facets, but also a number ship wrecks. These wrecks can be found on the islands Batu Kunci, Karang Kapal, Karang Boiler and Batulawang.


If you are looking for peace and tranquillity, these islands provide the perfect opportunity because they hardly have been developed for tourism. Apart from diving, swimming and snorkeling in the area you can also hiking, camping and climb the mountains. With a ferry you can travel from Jepara to Karimunjawa or Cossa

Furniture Export
In 2004, exports of furniture from Jepara were at a level of 141 million dollars, according to an industry official in Jepara.


Bandengan Beach

Bandengan, Tirto Samudro tourism resort in Jepara, West Java, Indonesia, is a beach area which provides visitors with its beautiful white sand beach. It is located in Bandengan village, about 8 kilometers to the north of Jepara town, Central Java. During the era of Raden Ajeng Kartini, one of the Indonesian heroines, Tirto Samudro beach was used as a gathering place. Kartini named this beach as “Klein Scheveningen” since this place was very beautiful.

Kartini, first feminist in Jepara
Raden Ayu (Ajoe) Kartini, (April 21, 1879–September 13, 1904), was a prominent Javanese and an Indonesian national heroine. Kartini is known as a pioneer in the area of women's rights for native Indonesians. Kartini's concerns were not just in the area of the emancipation of women, but also the problems of her society. Kartini saw that the struggle for women to obtain their freedom, autonomy and legal equality was just part of a wider movement.

Mount Muria
Is a dormant volcano on the north coast of Java, Indonesia. The area is notable for a number of reasons. It is the site of the grave of one of the Wali Sanga of Java - Sunan Muria - one of the Islamic Saints associated with the origins of Islam in Java.

Furniture Export
In 2004, exports of furniture from Jepara were at a level of 141 million dollars, according to an industry official in Jepara.

Powerplant
Project : Tanjung Jati Coal Fired Power Plant 2 x 660 MW Project
Owner : Central Java Power
Contractor : Sumitomo Corp.
Location : Jepara Central Java Owners Engineering and Operations Manager: Rob Selby
Next Plann: in 2016 Jepara Will built Nuclear Power Plant to serve the Java and BAli electricity consumptions.

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Central Java Money Changer List

Semarang

  1. PT. Supit, Jl. Pemuda No. 39 C Semarang. Phone +6224-3542461

  2. PT. Supit, Citraland Mall B-4 Semarang. Phone +6224-8440814

  3. PT. Rudo, Gajah Mada Plaza A/9-10 Semarang, Phone +6224-8444111

  4. Valin, Jl. Gajah Mada, Semarang. Phone +6224-3565222

  5. Haji La Tunrung, Bangkong Plaza, Semarang. Phone +6224-8447059


Solo

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Jepara

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Central Java Hotels List

Hotels in Semarang:

  1. Grand Candi : Jl. Sisingamangaraja 16, Phone +6224-8416222 (*****)

  2. Patra Jasa: Jl. Sisingamangaraja, Phone +6224-84314441 (****)

  3. Horison : Jl. Kyai H A. Dahlan, Phone +6224-8450045 (****)

  4. Graha Santika: Jl. Pandanaran 116, Phone +6224-8413115 (****)

  5. Ciputra : Jl. Simpang Lima Raya, Phone +6224-449888 (****)

  6. Novotel : Jl. Pemuda, Phone +6224-3563000 (****)

  7. New Metro Garden Park : Jl. H. Agus Salim 2, Phone +6224-3547371 (***)

  8. Puri Garden : Jl. Arteri Utara D-4, Phone +6224-7614871 (***)

  9. Natour Dibya Puri : Jl. Pemuda 11, Phone +6224-354738 (**)

  10. Santika : Jl. Jend. A. Yani 189, Phone +6224-8414083 (**)

  11. Grasia : Jl. Letjend S Parman 29, Phone +6224-444777 (**)

  12. Plaza : Jl. Setyabudi 101-103, Phone +6224-7473215 (**)

  13. Bali : Jl. Imam Bonjol 144, Phone +6224-35152232 (*)

  14. Permata Hijau : Jl. Dr. Wahidin 64, Phone +6224-8412735 (*)


Hotels in Solo:

  1. Lor’in : Jl. Laksda Adi Sucipto 47, Phone +62271-724400 (*****)

  2. Sahid Kusuma : Jl. Soegiopranoto 20, Phone +62271-646356 (****)

  3. Sahid Raya Solo : Jl. Gajahmada 82, Phone +62271-644144 (****)

  4. Novotel : Jl. Slamet Riyadi 272, Phone +62271-716800 (****)

  5. Quality : Jl. Jend A. Yani 40, Phone +62271-645847 (****)

  6. Riyadi : Jl. Slamet Riyadi 335, Phone +62271-717181 (***)

  7. Solo Intan : Jl. Slamet Riyadi 366, Phone +62271-716075 (***)

  8. Agas Int : Jl. Dr Muwardi 44, Phone +62271-714888 (***)


Hotels in Magelang :

  1. Puri Asri : JL. Cempaka 9, Phone +62293-64114 (***)

  2. Berg View : Phone +62293-782348 www.bergviewresort.com

  3. Amanjiwo : Borobudur Complex, Phone +62293-7888333 www.amanresort.com

  4. Losari Coffee Plantations : Phone +62293-596333 www.losaricoffeeplantation.com


Hotels in Salatiga :

  1. Quality : Jl. Jend Sudirman 2, Phone +62298-328500 (****)

  2. Laras asri Resortand Spa : Jl. Jend Sudirman 335, Phone +62298-312222


Hotels in Purwakarta :

  1. Queen Garden : Baturaden Complex, Phone +62281-681388

  2. Pondok Slamet : Lokawisata Complex, Baturaden, Phone +62281-681683


Hotels in Tegal :

  1. Bahari Inn : Jl. Kol. Sugiyono 172, Phone +62283-352222 (***)

  2. Alexander : Jl. Jend Sudirman 30, Phone +62283-358401 (*)


Hotels in Kudus (Cigarrete Town)

  1. Griptha : Jl. AKBP R. Agil Kusumadya 100, Phone +62291-438449


Hotels in Jepara (Furnitute and Wood Craft Town) and Karimunjawa

  1. Jepara Indah Hotels : Jl. H.O.S Cokroaminoto no 12 Jepara 59417. Phone : (+62291) 93548, 93549, 93550 Fax : (0291) 93551

  2. Karimunjawa Inn : Jl. Kapuran, Karimunjawa, Phone +62297-312253

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