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The town of Kudus, founded by one of the Walisongo, Sunan Kudus. It origins from Arabic Al Kudus means the Holy. It is located 55 km from Semarang.
The Al Aqsa Mosque is in center of the old town with its specific minaret. Combining the design of Javanese Hindu and Islam.
The people of Kudus prefer Satay of Buffalo until nowadays, cows are forbidden to be slaughtered in this town. In the courtyard, behind the mosque the tomb of Sunan Kudus imposed as a shrine.
The biggest event here is on the 10th of Muharram of Islamic calendar, Buka Luwur, to change the curtains around the tomb. Thousand of pilgrims come to Kudus to watch this event.
This town is also exporting its garments. The garment factories are using modern machinery.
A Modern Printing and Packaging Company in Kudus from Pusaka Raya group is growing prosperously.