15 List of Tourist Attractions in Demak – The Latest Sayung Mranggen W Gedung Jawa Tengah


Demak Regency is one of the places known as religious tourism in Central Java Province. Lots of travel agencies focus on religious tourism in this area.

But in addition to religious tourism objects, Demak also has many natural potentials that must be visited, including beaches and several places or souvenir centers.

Without further ado, let’s just discuss together some lists of tourist attractions in Demak, Central Java that you should visit.

1. The Great Mosque of Demak

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Address: Kauman Village, Kel. Bintoro, Demak
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Operational hour:
24 hours

Demak Regency is already famous for its religious tourism, one example is the Great Mosque of Demak. This mosque has the greatest age in Java.

Not a few visitors who come from outside the city and even from outside Java to the object. The location of the mosque itself is in the middle of the city, which is next to the Demak Regency Square.

This mosque has a different building from other mosques. The dome above is in the form of Limas and is arranged in three layers. The dome has its own meaning, namely three pyramids which mean Iman, Islam and Ihsan.

2. The Great Mosque of Demak Museum

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Location: Jl. Sultan Fatah No.41, Bintoro
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Rates:
Free
Open and close:
08.00 – 16.00 WIB

After performing worship at the Great Mosque of Demak, it is incomplete if you and your entourage do not visit the museum, which is one complex with the mosque. Just walk you will get there.

In this museum there are a lot of relics from Wali Songgo. The area is only 4 x 4 m, but the object collection is very complete. One of the most famous is Soko Guru, which means the main pillar of the mosque.

Soko Duru was obtained from four Guardians, namely Sunan Bonang, Sunan Ampel, Sunan Gunugjati and Sunan Kalijaga. Besides that, there are many other things that you can find.

3. Morosari Sayung Mangrove Forest

Address: Bedono Village, Sayung
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HTM:
Free
Operational hour:
08.00 – 17.00 WIB

Morosari Sayung Mangrove Forest is arguably the newest tourist attraction in Demak, because not many people know the existence of this place.

This place used to be a small village but over time the residents around it built it as a natural tourist attraction. Because it is relatively new, the road access is still not good enough, full of rocks and damaged.

To enter the Morosari Sayung Mangrove Forest there is no entry ticket, but if you bring a camera for photos, you have to pay 25 thousand rupiah. The atmosphere around it is very cool because it is overgrown with trees and wildlife such as birds.

4. Morosari Beach

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Address: Jl. Semarang – Demak Km 9, Bedono
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Price of admission:
IDR 5,000 per person
Operational hour:
07.00 – 21.00 WIB
Phone number:
0811 274 433

You can find Morosari Beach after walking through the Morosari Forest and Mangrove Park. The location with the highway, only about 3 km. The panorama offered is very beautiful, especially before sunset will create a romantic atmosphere.

You can also rent a boat on this beach to feel the sensation of the sea water firsthand. Enough to pay 15 thousand per person you can rent it with satisfaction.

What’s unique is that there is a floating restaurant on this beach. So if you feel hungry, just order a variety of seafood that is available. The price is very affordable and the taste is so delicious.

5. Morodemak Beach

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Address: Morodemak, Kec. Bonang
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This natural tourism is nothing new in the Demak area. The beautiful view of the Morodemak beach is the goal. The location is very close to the city center, it only takes 45 minutes if you drive a motor vehicle.

Apart from the beach, you will also find a vast stretch of mangrove forest. For those who have a hobby of fishing, this feels like the right place.

Most of the residents around this beach work as fishermen because this beach is also one of the coastal fishing ports or PPP in Demak Regency.

6. Surodadi Beach

Address: Surodadi Village, Sayung District
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Surodadi Beach is a hidden tourist spot in the Surodadi Village area. Many still don’t know about this tourist destination. Most of the visitors who come are still local residents of Demak Regency.

The scenery on this beach is of course not inferior to other beaches in Demak, the air there is also very comfortable and cool.

7. Tambourine Crafts Center

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Address: Pasean Village, RT 07/03, Karangmlati, Demak
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Operational hour:
09.00 – 21.00 WIB
Telephone:
0856 4078 9560

In Demak Regency, the cultural arts are very proud of. In addition to Javanese tembang and wayang, to be precise in Pasean Village, Karangmlati District you will find industrial centers for making tambourines that have been sent to remote parts of Indonesia.

From the plain view, the tambourine looks simple, but make no mistake, it really requires special skills to manufacture. It takes a long time and is very complicated. This tambourine is made of genuine cow leather, so the price offered is not cheap.

8. Batik Craft Center

Address: W Gedung Village, Kec. Demak
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Operational hour:
09.00 – 18.00 WIB

Another local wealth owned by the area in Demak is batik. You can find this craft center in W Gedung Village. Besides being able to shop for batik, you can also see the process of making it from start to finish.

The famous motif from Demak is combining classic with contemporary to produce a motif that is quite unique. The local batik is also very suitable to be used as a souvenir.

9. Calligraphy Craft Center

Address: Tembiring village, Bintoro
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Operational hour:
09.00 – 18.00 WIB

Apart from the rebana and batik centers, Demak Regency also has arts to be proud of. The calligraphy works here are no less good than the others.

As we know that Demak is nicknamed Mayor City, then you will find lots of calligraphy craftsmen in this district.

What is often seen is around the Demak Mosque, there are lots of stalls selling these calligraphy craftsmen. In fact, you can also see the process of making from scratch until the occurrence of very beautiful Arabic writing.

10. Tomb of Sunan Kalijogo

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Address: Kadilangu, Kec. Demak
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Operational hour:
08.00 – 17.00 WIB

Eating Sunan Kalijaga is one of the religious tourism destinations that must be visited when it comes to Demak. It is located right behind the Sunan Kalijaga Kadilangu Mosque.

Many visitors and groups always come here. Etah from personal visits or recitation groups from various regions.

When you arrive at the location, uniquely you have to pass through the mosque first and enter the alley along the road so you can get to the tomb of Sunan. Apart from the tomb of Sunan Kaljaga, here are also some meals of Sunan’s relatives.

11. Tomb of the King of Demak

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Address: Kauman Village, Kel. Bintoro, Kec. Demak
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Operational hour:
08.00 – 17.00 WIB

Besides the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga, in Demak you can also visit the King of Demak, which is located right in Kauman Village, not far from the city, only about 30 minutes you can get to the location.

Usually the king’s tomb will be crowded when Eid al-Fitr arrives, the pilgrims will throng it to pray together. In addition to the king’s tomb, there are also graves of courtiers and relatives of the king here.

12. Pomegranate and Carambola Agrotourism

Address: Mranak Village, Kec. Wonosalam
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Rates:
IDR 50,000 per person
Operational hour:
10.00 – 17.00 WIB

In Demak Regency, apart from a very thick culture and religion, of course it has other advantages, namely abundant agricultural products. Star fruit and red guava are the typical fruits of the area.

The taste of these two fruits is really very fresh and delicious. Nothing wrong with the abundant crops that have been exported to several neighboring countries such as Malaysia.

The location of this agro-tourism is in Mranak Village, which of course has an area temperature that supports the growth of these plants.

13. Brown Canyon

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Address: Kebonbatur Village, Kec. Mranggen
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Rates:
IDR 2,000 per person
Operational hour:
24 hours

Want to go see the beautiful buildings of the Grand Canyon in America? You don’t need to go far, you can find this tourist spot in Demak Regency, Central Java.

This location becomes hits especially among social media today Instagram. Photography lovers take advantage of this place as an object for their shooting.

Yes, like the Grand Canyon in general, Brown Canyon in the Demak area is also a cliff resulting from erosion of soil and rocks.

14. Grebeg Besar Demak

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Address: Bintoro, Kec. Demak
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Grebeg Besar means the sound of a howling wind. Demak residents usually do this cultural custom during Eid al-Adha, if it comes in that month then you are lucky. Usually this event is held along city streets starting from the Pendopo to Makan Sunan Kalijaga.

The aesthetic value of this event is a form of gratitude for the blessings given. The value of mutual cooperation between residents is also reflected in this event.

15. Hok Tek Bio Temple

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Address: Jalan Siwalan No 3, Bintoro, Kec. Demak
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Rates:
Free
Operational hour:
09.00 – 16.00 WIB

Hok Tek Bio Temple is actually a place of worship for Confucians in Kab. Demak. Although thick with Javanese customs, in fact there are also some who adhere to Confucianism.

Because the place is quite unique, the founders and elders at this temple did not mind being open to the public. But during certain celebrations or days, Hok Tek Bio Temple is not opened.

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