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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  • Dear Travelers, this time I will be reviewing tourist Lawang Sewu in Semarang. Located in a strategic place, attraction is certainly not to be missed if it was in Semarang. Admission for adults is £ 10,000, in this building we can study the history of railroads Indonesia. Lots of interesting photo spot, like the door of the door lining, glass painting, and the historic train.
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  • I didn't feel quite so much during the day it was heard and known as a haunted place that went into. I have been lined with a room about the size of a door, how they were used at that time. Get into the basement, haunted place where was the regret.
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  • Went here on 28 NOV after arriving from Jakarta and it was worth it (It opens from 7 AM - the entrance fee is cheap). There are several buildings in the complex and they mainly displays the history of...  more »
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  • 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.
  • 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... :)
  • 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!
  • 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!
  • 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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