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Lawang Sewu Building

Komplek Tugu Muda Jl. Pemuda, Semarang 13220, Indonesia
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Feel the oldness

What a place. So historical. Love it. Forgot the price for the ticket entrance. A lot of spot for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Regina R
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Bogor, Indonesia
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Beautiful Architecture

This is actually an empty old building, but the architecture is awesome, it still has its original... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
gtarmidi
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Komplek Tugu Muda Jl. Pemuda, Semarang 13220, Indonesia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a place. So historical. Love it. Forgot the price for the ticket entrance. A lot of spot for take some good photos. So many information bout the past. Unfortunately I don't know that they have some underground place to visit. I just got around...More

Thank Regina R
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is actually an empty old building, but the architecture is awesome, it still has its original door knob, stained glass windows, even its toilet sink. If you like to take pictures or enjoy beautiful architecture, you better visit this. It costs you almost nothing...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Some Of my friends said it was a spooky place and adds all kinds of story about taking picture in this place... I have to say, turns out to be quite an interesting place with its history and of course architectures... its 1000doors can be...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to have special experience in the city with different surrounding? this is the place. Old center office train building in Semarang with specific history. It's recommended visiting in night & it will fulfill your senses.

Thank Ritadps
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Before Lawang Sewu was scary place. We could visit all arround lawang sewu, even in the underground where the jail exist. But now we can’t visit the jail anymore and some places is prohibited to us visit it. The place is more friendly for tourist...More

Thank pandudanu
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Reviewed 1 week ago

good and interesting historical and something unique for semarang city recomended for tourist need a local tour guide to understand the history, scary and put more food option also the parking option

Thank agung b
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most popular Dutch colonial building in Semarang, a must visit, rich in history, urban legends, and now for museum. Please come in the morning around 09.00 am - 03.00 pm. Very good information inside.

Thank YogaEfendi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This building complex built by Dutch colonial rulers is a uniqe complex they ssy it has 1000 dors and windows? Its well preserved and well organized for the visitor to see and appriciate. The court yard must be used for live shows to attract tourists...More

Thank Jayantha P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This renovated big building gives an impression of the early years of the train history in Semarang. The renovation is very well done. Pitty of the many empty rooms.

Thank Luck V
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's very hystorical building for PT. KAI (PT. Kereta Api Indonesia). Located in downtown Semarang, very strategic location for us to find it.

Thank ndysfashionstore
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