- Not to be confused with Tegel airport which serves Berlin
Tegal is known as the home of the ubiquitous warteg eating places across Indonesia (from Warung Tegal), known for their low prices.
Tegal is along the North Coast Route trunk road (Jalur Pantura). From the west, a tolled motorway connects Jakarta (275 km) and Cirebon (75 km) with Tegal. The toll road ends at Tegal's western outskirts. Towards the east, the trunk road continues to provincial capital Semarang (160 km).
1 Tegal railway station (in the center of the city). The station serves about 15 trains per day to Jakarta, and a similar number of trains to Semarang (many of them continuing to East Java). In addition, there are three trains per day to Purwokerto, and one to Bandung (via Cikampek).
Pantai Alam Indah
Guci (Pemandian Air Panas).
- 1 Sate Batibul Bang Awi, Jl Raya Ujung Rusi 11, Adiwerna, ☎ . 09:00-23:00. This is goat satay made with kids under three months old (the name batibul is from di bawah tiga bulan = below three months), a speciality of Tegal.
- Nasi Lengko (Lengko Rice)
- Sate Gombyang (Gombyang Satay)
- Tahu Aci(Fried flour-filled tofu)
- Tahu Pletok (Fried flour-filled tofu)
- Sate Loso (Buffalo Satay)
- Sauto is soto, the widely available clear broth soup, but with the addition of fermented soybeans (tauco) giving a delicious umami hit. Widely available.
- Nasi Bogana
- Swike (Frogs' legs)
- Pepes Telor Kodok
Tegal is famous for tea served in a small earthenware teapot (hence its name Teh Poci or teapot tea), with little earthenware cups to drink it from. Normally strong, and served with a lump of rock sugar so big that it barely fits into the cup. Widely available.
- 1 Bahari Inn Hotel, Jl. Dr. Wahidin Sudirohusodo No.1, ☎ .
- 2 Karlita Hotel, Jl. Brigjen Katamso No. 31, ☎ .
- Cirebon — the 'city of shrimps, a large city about 80 km west of Tegal
|Routes through Tegal|
|Anyer ← Cirebon ←||W E||→ Pekalongan → Panarukan|