The alluring province of Central Java beckons with unique historic landmarks and a rich cultural heritage. In the heart of Indonesia’s most populous island, Central Java combines a bustling hub of major cities with authentic Javanese culture. From the splendid highlands of Purwokerto to the modern city of Solo, Central Java is a captivating destination for both business and leisure travellers. Explore Indonesia’s rich heritage, ancient architecture, and trendy cities when you visit Central Java.
The Batik City of Pekalongan
Pekalongan is often referred to as the “Batik City,” as batik has been inseparable from its history – from hundreds of years ago until now. Batik is home to the Paguyuban Pecinta Batik Pekalongan (Batik Lovers Community) as well as a unique museum dedicated to nothing but Batik. If you would like to know one of the best places in Indonesia to buy batik, you can find that in Pekalongan as well!
Unique and Historical Solo
Once the royal capital of Surakarta, the historic city of Solo is rich in history, culture, and natural beauty. The city holds the motto of “Berseri” in Bahasa Indonesia, an abbreviation of “Bersih, Sehat, Rapi, dan Indah,” meaning “clean, healthy, neat and beautiful.” This slogan proudly represents this beautiful city. Visitors to Solo can experience a range of fascinating attractions in both historical and cultural tourism. With so much to see and do, there’s always a reason to come back.
Trek Central Java’s Highest Mountain in Purwokerto City
Purwokerto is a departure point for adventure treks to the hot springs and splendid scenery surrounding Mount Slamet, Central Java’s highest mountain. Over 3,000 meters above sea level, Mount Slamet offers more than just a challenging climb. Those who take on this peak are rewarded spectacular panoramic views, crashing waterfalls, and hot springs. The small city of Purwokerto is home to just over 200,000 people, yet it has been given the status as the capital city of Banyumas Regency.
Glancing Ethnic Variety in Central Java
Semarang is a city on the north coast of the island of Java in Indonesia. It is the capital and largest city of the province of Central Java. Visit the night market known as Waroeng Semawis, the holy Buddhist temple Vihara Buddhagaya and the Rawa Pening Lake. No vacation is complete till you try the different snacks that are offered at Semarang. Visit Semarang and explore the beautiful city.