Hotels and Accomodation

How to Get to Kudus City, Central Java, Indonesia

Kudus is a regency in Central Java, located 51Km to the east of Semarang. This regency is bounded with Pati regency in east, Grobogan regency and Demak regency in south, and Jepara regency in west. Kudus is the smallest regency in Central Java with a total area reaches 42,516 hectares which is divided into 9 sub-districts.
The city of Kudus was something of an important Islamic holy city in the sixteenth century. Nowadays, Kudus also famous with ‘Kota Santri’ or the city of Islamic Students. Sunan Kudus, was one of the nine Wali Sanga, said to have been the fifth imam (head) of the mosque of Demak and a major leader of the 1527 campaign against ‘Majapahit’, before moving to Kudus. The Mosque of Kudus (Masjid Menara) which dates from this period, remains a local landmark to this day.
Kudus is known as the city’s largest cigarette producer in Central Java. The economic developments in Kudus is not separated from the influence industry that stand on Kudus. Some large industrial companies in Kudus is PT. Djarum, PT. Petra, PR. JambuBol, PT. Nojorono. PT. Hartono Electronic Palace (Polytron), PT. Pura, PT. Kudos, and thousands of small and medium industrial enterprises.
In tourism, Kudus has somethings in particular that worth to be explore, both in religious site and historical site. For instance:
Religious and cultural tourism: 
  1. Minaret Mosque which was built in the 16th century, this building has a blend of Javanese architecture, Hinduism, and Islam.
  2. Tomb of Sunan Kudus, one wali sanga (spreaders of Islam in the land of Java) 
  3. Tomb of Sunan Muria (in the District Colo Dawe). Also one of Walisongo
Natural attractions:
  1. Monthel Waterfall in Colo. district Dawe.
  2. Songolikur Peak (in Rahtawu Gebog district) the highest peak of Mount Muria.
  3. Other Mount Muria peak that frequently visited, such as Peak Argojembangan and Argowiloso. Both are located in sub-Dawe.
  4. Three Flavor Water (Rejenu) and the tomb of Sheikh Sadzili. Located in Japan, Dawe district.
  5. Pesanggrahan Colo.
  6. Abiyoso Campgrounds in Menawan, Gebog sb-district.
  7. Kajar Campgrounds
Kudus can be reached by three (3) ways. They are plane, train, and bus.  Ahmad Yani International Airport which is located in Semarang is the nearest airport to Kudus. Some of the flights are available for a direct flight to Semarang City (Ahmad Yani International Airport), but some others are not. If you cannot find the direct flight to Semarang (A. Yani Airport), we suggest you to get the domestic flight from Jakarta to Semarang.
From Jakarta (Soekarno Hatta International airport), there are several ways to get Semarang.
By Plane, since you will be landing in Terminal 2 (International flight), you should go to Terminal 1 or 3 (Domestic  Flight) to find some flights destination Jakarta – Semarang (except you go by Garuda Indonesia). They are Citilink, Air Asia, Lion Air, Batik Air, NAM Air and Sriwijaya Air. You can take taxi or bus from Semarang to Kudus.
By Train, you should find DAMRI bus to go to GAMBIR railway station. The bus fare is around IDR 5.000 – 10.000. Choose the trip destination Jakarta – Semarang (Tawang Railway Station). It spends around 6 hours and the fare is around IDR 230.000 – 375.000. You can take taxi or bus from Semarang to Kudus.

HOTEL and ACCOMODATION

Griptha Hotel Kudus
Address: Jl. AKBP. R. Agil Kusumadya No. 100, Jawa Tengah 59346, Indonesia
Phone: +62 291 438449
website : www.griptha.com

@HOM Hotel Kudus
Address: Jalan Tanjung No. 14- 16, Kabupaten Kudus, Central Java 59312, Indonesia 
Phone: +62 291 425899
website : www.hotelhomkudus.com

Hotel Kenari Asri Kudus
Address: Jl. Kenari No. 2, Jawa Tengah 59312, Indonesia
Phone: +62 291 446200
website : www.hotelkenari-central.com