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Lawang Sewu Building

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Address: Jl. Pemuda, Komplek Tugu Muda, Semarang 13220, Indonesia
Phone Number: +62 24 3542015
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Old Huge building

Former dutch train company office, nice architechture, a little bit spooky inside THe building. THe problem is Parking area

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I really like the vibe that you get when entering building, in my opinion the building is very well conserved. Although now visitors are not allowed to enter the underground prison, visitors can still peek from a door

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Thank tjiang2409
Medan, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Former dutch train company office, nice architechture, a little bit spooky inside THe building. THe problem is Parking area

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Thank fadlysyah
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is quite nice and has some information about history. This place is big but don't have enough sign

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Thank Maria M
Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopping by at this place during a trip to Semarang, central city of central java. The place was nice with historical train components and some arts/photos of various train stations back to year 1930-1950. An old building suitable for picture taking.

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Palembang
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Come and visit Lawang Sewu, you can see the Stronge material of door still in good condition.. And feel the mistery of the Lawang Sewu. It's better to use a tour guide.. So you can undertand and visit all the room , that you can't find if you go by yourself

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Thank NanangKaka
Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have never given a perfect score on any review, but lawang sewu has to have this score, because it is, IMHO, one of the best travelling sites in Semarang for one reason: the government really took this place serious when they restore it. The way the government do it (or to give it another credit: PT Kereta Api Indonesia,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Semarang is a small town, this well maintain place is a nice visit with interesting alleys for photographers. It's close to city center and hence would definitely recommend a visit other than the old town

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Depok, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I finally visited this place when I had a chance from another business trip. This was also listed as my tourism destination in Semarang, beside Buddagaya Temple and Zheng Ho Temple. I came around 4 in Sunday afternoon by myself. This place was has uncounted doors, which look very beautiful for you to take pictures. Unfortunately, the basement old jail... More 

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of most infortant to visit if we visit Semarang. Our city tour program for cruise ship passengers is always see this to know the colonial era.

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Thank Lovely_Borobudur
Malang, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lawang sewu have a lot of history. A building wich have a lot of doors. This place is good to be visited but its better to visit it at nigh than day. You will feel scary sometimes but its a very wonderfull place at night

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