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Kudus is a city in Central Java Province. The name “Kudus” comes from Arabic that means Holy. The history of Kudus is correlated with Sunan Kudus and Sunan Muria, they are two of Wali Songo who spread Islam in Kudus Area. One of the Sunan Kudus heritage is Al-Aqsa Kudus Mosque (Menara Mosque) that built in 1549, beside that another fact of Sunan Kudus acculturation of Islam and Hindu, Killing the cow is impolite for Kudus people mostly, because before Islam came most of Kudus people were Hindu. The behavior is used to respect the Hindu. Based on Local Regulation no. 11 year 1990 about the birthday of Kudus City is 23 September 1549. Read the rest of this entry