Lawang Sewu Building, Semarang

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Take a tour of Lawang Sewu Building, a cultural and architectural landmark. Built in the early 20th century as the head office for the Dutch East Indies Railway Company, the building comprises three floors and displays an ornamental design that incorporates both Western and Eastern influences. Visit the on-site museum and discover the history of the building and town. Believed by some to be haunted, the huge landmark retains an air of mystery, attracting plenty of ghost hunters each year. Using our online itinerary creator, Semarang attractions like Lawang Sewu Building can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • October 4, 2017
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  • October 4, 2017
    kebetulan saya suka dengan mistis2 namun karena saya bawa istri dan anak2 saya hanya mampir sebentar, lawang sewu ini adalah kantor kereta api di jaman dahulu, disebut lawang sewu karena memiliki pint...  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    In the colonial era, the building was an office of private railway company, after Indonesia independence it was used as military office, and afterward it was abandoned for several years, during those ...  more »
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  • August 17, 2017
    Alright, you want a hair-raising tour, this is the place in Semarang to visit. It's a spooky old building with an inordinately great number of doors leading to particularly nowhere. Now it isn't so bad when you're poking around the place during the day, but things get different when the sun's beginning to set. Your imagination? Maybe. But you go ahead and try it. See how brave you are.
  • August 23, 2017
    Historical place... U can learn about the history about train in Java island in this place, actually this place is a train museum... The building itself was built in colonial era with European architecture... When I visited this place, there will be a wedding reception at the garden... Apparently the locals use this place as wedding venue too... Interesting... :)
  • May 21, 2017
    Mystical atmosphere immediately felt once we entered the most famous building in Semarang. Located in the middle of Semarang city. You have to go there at night to feel more. If you dare you can get into the famous basement there is a waiter. There are many tourist guides ready to accompany the tour into the historic building. No tariffs are determined, just a little. They will tell in detail about the thousand-door building. And I shuddered!
  • August 18, 2017
    Good place to visit. But the underground passage are closed lately due to a renovation. There's also a group of artist playing traditional music. Enjoy the culture of East Java around this area. Dont forget to bring your camera!
  • August 11, 2017
    An historical great place with thousand doors and ancient building. A nice museum with street musicians performer. Must visit place in Semarang.

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