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Jl. Letnan Jendral Suprapto, Semarang, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Tracing the history of antiquity, many buildings and buildings that are still preserved relics of the Dutch era. really suitable for hobbies with photography, selfies, and good.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank btri_hadi
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

This old Dutch quarter has numerous old buildings in various states of disrepair although some are being renovated. It is an interesting area to explore on foot for a sort period of time and there are a few traders selling odds and ends as well...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank KMN04
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

Good preservation of historical buildings. Most of them were from Dutch colonial era. Right now the government is doing some renovations, esp. The roads, so it's a bit mess, so dusty, but it's still good to take pictures. Better came here at 3-5pm, to avoid...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ichat2015
Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

I like historical and antique building and things so i was so excited being here. The road, the building, the things make me feel like i can see the life there decades ago. I bought some antique used things there, quite cheap. Must visit again...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank traveller177557
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Semarang is gem! It is a really nice and interesting town to walk around. It has so much potential with all the beautiful buildings. There is a lot of colonial architecture to see. The buildings are unfortunately not all renovated, but that gives the town...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Joost N
Reviewed 15 November 2018

Nice to walk or drive through. It was a surprise actually to find so many older houses still standing reflecting the older colonial period of the town.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SingaporeGirl
Reviewed 31 October 2018

I was there for dinner during my biz trip. eventhough the construction still ongoing, but i can enjoy the situation of Semarang old town. there is an attraction in the middle of park, where i think it similar as we have in Kota Tua Jakarta

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Rarry_Nugraheni
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Well worth a visit to see the old buildings. very special and historical.The buildings are in good condition. From the Dutch colonial era

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank toomson
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Like other posts say ‘ it’s being done up and there are a lot of road works happening ‘ ... but you can tell how spectacular it’s going to be . The 3D photo place was fun . They have someone in each room to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Neel M
Reviewed 6 October 2018

In Semarang on business and looking to do some sightseeing over the weekend. Decided to visit Old Town after some research and reading reviews. Yes there are interesting buildings, but many of them are in a poor condition. On my visit the roads were in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David F
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472billa
23 October 2018|
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I just loved getting in a taxi and letting them take you around the area. So refreshing not to be ripped off and a chance to see the real Semarang
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Spiegal I think
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