Home Kudus The Town of Kretek Cigarettes
This town is the birthplace of Kretek (clove) cigarettes. A Museum dedicated to Kretek Industry stands in the village of Getas Pejatan. The diaroma in the museum displays the process of Kretek making.
The short biography of NITISEMITO, the father of Kretek hangs on the hall.
It is touchy, he was one of the richest man in the country. He was promoted his kretek with big effort. In 1920 he hired planes to spread his leaflets.