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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  • This beautiful tourist place with a very interesting architecture, not wrong this place is also one of the icons of the city of Semarang. This place is indeed known by its dark side which is often dieratkan with mystical things, but with all the mysteries I can say is, if you don't go into the houses of Lawang Sewu ate the same course you haven't menginjakan walk in Semarang ... hehehe indeed It sounds very nice instead of this place??? that time I went to buy a ticket with an 8 k. ENJOY YOUR TRIP GUYS ...
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  • I personally liked the same architecture/buildings like this, there is no sinister impression, impression imaginable amazed at this reply very nice buildings, still well kept awake well &
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  • Lawang sewu is one of the legacies of Indonesian history. Lawang sewu was built by the Dutch government in power by way of colonizing the Indonesian nation. Apart from all that, it must be admitted, t...  more »
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  • A Dutch historical building which used to house the railway company. The building used to be in quite a dilapidated state. The local government decided to renovate the building and turn it into a landmark. The outside and inside of the building look great. If you visit make certain to see the stained glass window in the central hall. The attic of the main building is also worth a visit if you want to see a big group of bats. The central courtyard is used for entertaining the kids with games and replicas of the old trains. The building is quite hot as it is impossible to keep cool. Be aware that around the entrance and exit are crowded with street hawkers and beggars.
  • It’s a historical place, one of the most visited places in Semarang. People are attracted by its spookiness. It’s also a nice spot to take pictures. However it can be too overly crowded during holidays and it’s really difficult to park here. There’s no special designated area for parking. It’s also located in one of the most crowded road in Semarang.
  • This building is one of Semarang heritage building. A historical building former by dutch colonial as house of railway company at the era. A historical landmark already renovated by local government and opened for visitors. Lawang Sewu mean a thousand doors, because this buiding had much of doors also windows with big size, that's make the Windows like same with the doors. One of main tourism destination in this town. The place located at downtown, Strategic location, but the traffic in this area is busy, Always crowded by visitors.
  • Bekas kantor kereta api jaman Belanda. Bangunan klasik tetapi masih sangat terawat. Buka dari jam 7 pagi sampai jam 9 malam. Harga tiket 10 ribu per orang, dan bisa meminta tour guide untuk mendampingi dengan tarif tertentu. Terdiri dari beberapa gedung, namun tidak semua ruangan terutama untuk gedung yang berada di depan (gedung A) dapat dimasuki pengunjung. Parkir berada di luar area lawang sewu yaitu di sekitar jalan inspeksi, jalan simpang, jalan pandanaran dan jalan dr sutomo
  • Lawang Sewu make me want take a photos. Because this building had a pretty space and room. Learning too here, from history, figure, the building, the kind of material of Lawang Sewu, the part of each room here. You just not take photos here, let you accept more knowledge from this historic building. I like this destination from Semarang.
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