regency of Indonesia, on island of Java

Pemalang is a regency in Central Java.

Understand edit

Pemalang is one of the cities that producing pineapples in Indonesia.

Get in edit

By train edit

  • 1 Pemalang Railway Station, Jl. Veteran No.28, Pelutan. Follow train schedule. KA. Gumarang and KA. Jayabaya from Pasar Senen Station in Jakarta and Pasar Turi Station in Surabaya. KA. Kaligung and KA. Joglosemarkerto from Poncol Station in Semarang.

Get around edit

Map of Pemalang

Online ride-hailing apps edit

There is a Gojek in Pemalang. You may order a motorbike or a car.

See edit

  • 1 Bengkawah Waterfall (Curug Bengkawah), Jl. Sikasur - Simpur, Karangmulyo, Sikasur, Belik.
  • 2 Sejajar Waterfall (Curug Sejajar), Belik. Twin waterfalls.
  • 3 Kedung Bening, Watukumpul. River with canyon.

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Beaches edit

  • 1 Widuri Beach, Jl. Yos Sudarso, Widuri.
  • 2 Joko Tingkir Beach, Jalan Desa Kendal-Doyong, Jl. Raya Joko Tingkir, Nyamplungsari, Petarukan. 06:00-18:00.

Parks edit

  • 3 Alun-Alun Pemalang, Jl. Jend. Sudirman, Kebondalem. 24/7. The city park is popular for strolling & jogging, with food vendors and a shiny pineapple sculpture.

Rafting edit

  • 4 Basecamp Rainbow Rafting Pemalang, Jl. Randudongkal-Moga, Desa No.99, Kamulihan, Kecepit, Randudongkal. 08:00-16:30. Explore the headwaters of Comal River. Rp150,000/person.

Waterparks edit

  • 5 Thistle Water Park Pemalang (Widuri Water Park), Jl. Yos Sudarso No.1, Widuri. 08:00-17:00.
  • 6 Zatobay Waterboom, Jl. KH. Wahid Hasyim No.7, Bandelan 2, Wanarejan Sel., Taman. 08:00-17:00. A kid's waterpark.

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Food souvenirs edit

Kue kamir

Buy specialty snacks from Pemalang, kue kamir, this cake is made from a mixture of flour, butter, and eggs, sometimes mixed with ingredients such as banana or tape (fermented cassava)

Textile edit

Batik Pemalangan, Pemalangan batik motif has a characteristic that is using dyes that come from nature, in contrast to other regional batiks which is usually brightly colored. The dyes used in Pemalangan batik are usually made of wood and roots which make the colors on batik look more natural.

Eat edit

Pemalang cuisine edit

  • Apem Comal, This snack is made from a mixture of rice flour, eggs, and brown sugar placed on a banana leaf. It's delicacy from Comal District of Pemalang.
  • Grombyang, rice with sliced buffalo meat and gravy, served in a small bowl and topped with buffalo satay.
  • Lontong dekem, consists of sliced lontong, yellow coconut milk sauce like curry, and sprinkled with coconut serundeng, crackers, and fried onions. Lontong dekem is usually served with satay. The lontong dekem dish is always synonymous with the chicken satay that accompanies it, namely fried satay and soupy satay.
  • Sate loso, a buffalo or beef satay with reddish peanut sauce served with meat soup.

Food stalls edit

  • 1 Grombyang H. Warso, Jl. R.E. Martadinata, Pelutan. 09:00-22:00. Serves grombyang.
  • 2 Lontong Dekem Pak Drajat, Jl. Mochtar, Kebondalem, +62 896 445 33464. 16:00-22:00. Serves lontong dekem.
  • 3 Sate Loso Pak No, Jl. Jend. A. Yani No.27, Kebondalem, +62 823 138 51280. Open, 10:30. Serves sate loso.

Drink edit

Local drinks edit

Sari nanas, pineapple juice.

  • 1 Vitanas, Jl. Randudongkal - Belik, Parud, Sikasur, Belik, +62 815 654 4183. 06:00-21:00. Try sari nanas drink and other foods made from pineapple.

Sleep edit

Campground edit

  • 1 Area Camping Bukit Tangkeban, Nyalembeng, Pulosari, +62 823 265 59688, . Check-in: Registration, 16:00-23:00, check-out: 09:00. Mount Slamet view.

Hotel edit

  • 2 R-Gina Hotel, Jl. Raya Pantura No.KM. 6 No.10, Petarukan, +62 284 324333. Check-out: 12:00. A hotel with a restaurant, a semi-indoor pool, and a conference center. From Rp442,342.

Connect edit

The telephone area code of Pemalang is 0284.

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