Central Java Province in the central part of Java Island is center of Javanese culture. The province capital is Semarang. The tourism is packed with complete options of cultural heritage, nature heritage, as well as histories. Many cities are developed with good tourism facilities, including wide options of hotels, dining, and shopping.
Cities and Regencies of Central Java Province
Central Java is divided into 6 cities and 29 regencies. The cities are Magelang, Surakarta, Salatiga, Semarang, Pekalongan, and Tegal. Notable regencies are: Jepara, Demak, Magelang, Blora, Sukoharjo, Kudus, Rembang, and Wonosobo.
How to Get In
Central Java has international Airport in Surakarta (Solo), named Adi Sumarmo International Airport and in Semarang named Achmad Yani International Airport. However, some tourists choose to arrive at Adi Sucipto International Airport in Jogjakarta then continue the trip to Central Java. Road transports are including trains, buses, shuttles, and cars.
Borobudur Temple in Magelang is the most visited destinations in Central Java. The next is Surakarta, the city with traditional Javanese nature where Kraton Solo (Surakarta Palace) is located and the center of Solo’s Batik production. If you like batik, Pekalongan is the center of modern batik production. If you search for high quality teak furniture, Jepara is the center of teak woodcarving. For nature lovers, Dieng Plateu, Mount Merapi National Park, and Karimunjawa Marine National Park are the options.