Dutch East Indies administrative division in Java

Pekalongan (Dutch: Residentie Pekalongan) is a region of Central Java in Indonesia.

Cities edit

Map of Pekalongan
  • 1 Batang — dense forestry regency
  • 2 Brebes — shallot agriculture and salted duck egg industry
  • 3 Kajen — the capital of Pekalongan Regency
  • 4 Pekalongan — a Batik city has become a part of UNESCO Creative Cities
  • 5 Pemalang — Comal river and pineapple agriculture
  • 6 Slawi   — the capital of Tegal Regency
  • 7 Tegal — a lively north coast town with a strong colonial past

Understand edit

Talk edit

Pekalongan dialect Javanese language is used in Tegal (western part), Weleri (eastern part) and the Kendeng Mountains area (southern part).

Get in edit

By train edit

Some cities, Brebes, Tegal, Pemalang, Pekalongan, and Batang is served by train services from Indonesia's capital Jakarta or Central Java's capital Semarang.

Get around edit

By car edit

Cities are connected by good condition Great Post Road and Trans-Java Toll Road.

See edit

See Batik Museum in the city of Pekalongan.

Do edit

Take a hot bath in Guci natural hot spring in Tegal.

Eat edit

Numerous dishes of Warteg

Warung Tegal (abbreviated as "Warteg"), a general term for middle to lower class food and beverage stalls on the side of the road in Indonesia. Most of them were managed by people from two villages in Tegal Regency back then.

Drink edit

As an area with a Muslim majority, it is very difficult to find alcohol drinks in the area. Try specialty tea drink teh poci (hot tea in claypot teapot with rock sugar) in Tegal.

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This region travel guide to Pekalongan is a usable article. It gives a good overview of the region, its sights, and how to get in, as well as links to the main destinations, whose articles are similarly well developed. An adventurous person could use this article, but please feel free to improve it by editing the page.