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From the hills that surround the city you get great views over the sea, the rice paddies, the hills, the city and the harbour.
The old city has colonial era buildings (Dutch) and is well worth a stroll. If you have time you should try and catch a traditional Wajang puppet performance.
You can make daytrips to Jepara, to the northeast with good beaches and a Portuguese Fort. Kudus and Demak can be seen on the way to Jepara