Jepara is inseparable from the birth history of R.A. Kartini, the saint of Indonesian female liberation. One of the locale in Central Java Province is additionally known for its cutting workmanship that has crossed buana to outside nations.
Jepara comes from the word Ujung Para, Ujung Mara and Jumpara which later became Jepara. The region of 1,004 square km is renowned for the presence of Karimun Jawa Island which is alluded to as one of the submerged heavens in Indonesia.
1. Design and Shopping Center
Jepara ended up being a style stockroom. In the area lining the Java Sea in the north and west there is a focal point of ikat weaving in Toso, convection of attire and weaving, monel adornments, to gold gems.
Jepara woven texture is additionally known for its interesting theme. There are misris themes, krisna, cut, chains, roses, bamboo, SBY themes, Obama themes, and others.
Moreover, who is curious about with jepara carvings. Specialty cut furniture even entered the worldwide market. Its uniqueness is again on the rationale. No big surprise Jepara can be called as “The World Carving Center”.
2. Three force plants
The motto R.A Kartini Habis Gelap TerbitLah Terang was acknowledged by the Jepara government by having three force plants in Jepara, which became power providers in Java, Bali, and Madura. Bibit Waluyo as the Governor of Central Java around then gave the moniker Of Energy City to Jepara.
The primary force plant in Jepara, specifically TJB Power Plant, utilizes harmless to the ecosystem innovation. Notwithstanding pltu TJB Jepara, there are likewise pltd and pltg, so Jepara there are three sorts of force plants.
3. When Separated from Java Island
Prior to the seventeenth century, the Muria Strait was an ocean zone that once isolated between territory Java and Mount Muria. Due to the presence of the waterway, urban areas in Pantura which is currently named Jepara, Kudus, and Pati, were once isolated external the terrain of Java Island.
The Muria Strait is a clamoring transportation and shipping lane. Proof of the remaining parts of the Muria Strait remaining parts today. One of them is the revelation of marine creature fossils at the Patiayam Archeological Site, Kudus.
4. There is a Portuguese Fortress
The fortress was worked by the Portuguese in 1632, during the rule of Sultan Agung of Mataram Kingdom. This stronghold was the aftereffect of an understanding among Mataram and the Portuguese. The reason for the fortification was to be the focal point of protection and gatekeeper cross-delivery from voc dangers on the grounds that around then Mataram was in clash with the VOC.
Portuguese Fort is situated in Banyumanis Village, Donorojo District, or 45 kilometers north of Jepara City. At first, this stronghold was situated in the region of Keling. In any case, after the extension of the region in 2008-2009, the Portuguese Fort is currently remembered for jepara territory.
The fortification was based on a stone slope on the seafront and directly before it lay Mondoliko Island. This structure is exceptionally vital for military purposes, particularly in antiquated occasions where firearm fire capacity was restricted to 2 to 3 km as it were. Presently, Portuguese Fort is one of the primary attractions in Jepara.