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All About Pekalongan

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All About Pekalongan
Group 6 :
1. Shella Puspita D (10)
2. Fathoni Adi R (13)
3. Amarizky Juansita (18)
What is
Pekalongan?
Pekalongan is a city of Central Java, Indonesia. It was
formerly the seat of Pekalongan Regency on the northern coast of the
province, but is now an independent municipality within the
province.
Pekalongan is Central Java's most important port, and is
known for its batik. Since December 2014, Pekalongan is a member of
UNESCO’s World’s Creative Cities Network. Pekalongan is the first
Indonesian city and first South East Asian city listed as member of
UNESCO’s World’s Creative Cities Network.
Pekalongan is known as one of the cities with a high
level of religiosity, the indicator is the number of
pesantren in 44 with the number of students reaching
4,706 people and some traditional traditions such as
syawalan, sedekah bumi, and so on.
Cultures
• People lived there are mostly calm and religious.
• They would held Slametan every time they reached some goals or
achievement.
• There is a Mushola in almost every alley on Pekalongan.
• Every schools held carnivals in order to Maulid Nabi.
• In the end of carnival, every districts would held Sedekah Bumi.
• “Lopis Raksasa” is an annual tradition every Syawalan.
• Some citizen do “Open House” in order to celebrating the Independence Day
• People there have a lot of Batik. Even their curtain or tablecloth is made of
batik.
• They eat Nasi Megono everyday for breakfast.
• Mostly people clean their house yard on Fridays
• There is Arisan for ladies, gentleman, and also for teenagers that based on
syariah.
Things to Do in
Pekalongan
1. MUSEUM OF BATIK
PEKALONGAN
This museum is in a colonial building
and was opened by President SBY in
2006.
The batik pieces on display are handpainted and include many valuable
items, giving a good idea of the
brightly-coloured Pekalongan style
that is so different to the better-known
and much darker styles of Yogyakarta
and Solo.
2. KAUMAN BATIK VILLAGE
Kauman Batik Village is the eldest
village in Pekalongan area knows as the
center for Batik.
You can stay there at the local house
(guest house) where you can join the
local daily activities, see the local
producing printing and hand writing
batik, coloring process, to the final
process and become ready to sell
product.
Some of the houses are still unique
with Dutch colonial and Islamic
influences.
3. AL FAIRUS MOSQUE
Located in the west of Pekalongan
terminal, the mosque is beautiful,
spacious, and clean.
The toilets there are plenty and clean.
The parking lot is spacious. Also, it’s
affordable for public transport.
Nearby, there are also many food
vendors as well as batik traders.
4. BAJING WATERFALL
To go to this waterfall, it takes about an
hour drive from Pekalongan, through the
winding road and to reach the waterfall
you have to be careful because the path is
steep. The waterfall is quite high with a
large water discharge, the air is cool and
the surrounding natural scenery is
beautiful.
Things Don’t do in
Pekalongan
There’s no such particular things that are not
allowed in Pekalongan based on our respondent's
statement.
Thanks for the
Attention!
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