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Lawang Sewu Building

Komplek Tugu Muda Jl. Pemuda, Semarang 13220, Indonesia
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Beautiful Ancient

This building is must visit when you are in Semarang. Please dont come at weekend. You wont have... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
melisalalalaa
via mobile
One of the best preserved Dutch time legacy building

Lawang sewu means a thousand door but there are not a thousand door actually as the Javanese call... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Andresguia
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Denpasar, Indonesia
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Komplek Tugu Muda Jl. Pemuda, Semarang 13220, Indonesia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This building is must visit when you are in Semarang. Please dont come at weekend. You wont have any time to take picture in beautiful spot coz many tourist want that spot too. Use guide to guiding you and tell you the whole story about...More

Thank melisalalalaa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lawang sewu means a thousand door but there are not a thousand door actually as the Javanese call one thousand to a place having many number of everything. This is the most beautiful tourist attraction in the Semarang region, the best preserved building legacy from...More

Thank Andresguia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This building is really awesome. The first time I got here I really amazed. We can see the history, art, architecture that has been stand for a long time ago. This building is really famous with the doors that contain of more than 1000 door...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located on main place Really stunning architecture Lots of doors with stories Entry with a small fee It's really gr8

Thank DharmapuriAnand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is in central city of semarang. Its easy to reach this place. If you wanna try different situation..please come due to evening time..wow it will more scare because of the building. Actually it was built when the dutch expanded to Indonesia long long...More

Thank Suputra
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This building is huge! Well worth the 10000R entrance fee. So much political history and architectural and restoration history as well. The government have done an excellent job rehabilitating this place. The gardener’s cats are also cute the way they follow him around!

Thank Anthony P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lawang sewu in english is a thousand doors. The colonial era building. The place is comfortable and good for take a photo. Thats good for photo prewed. We can learn about history of semarang also.

Thank Dimas K
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

My family and I went to Lawang Sewu at night and ordered the local guide to tell us about the story. I was amazed about this building that still sturdy and good. I also like the ornaments out there and the history.

Thank ilhamakbar23
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We went to lawang sewu we hope for the ghost stories and all but we got a train museum.. our first visit in 2011 were more exciting,now its boring

Thank walleve
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

The whole reason going there, was the underground prison.. but it has been closed! Such a shame, still funny to go to the museum inside the above ground building, since there is a lot of VOC culture to be found.. including a lot of Dutch...More

Thank DominicNLD
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