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Lawang Sewu Building

Komplek Tugu Muda Jl. Pemuda, Semarang 13220, Indonesia
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Nice historical building and easy to find

Located at tugu muda semarang, this building has many doors (lawang = door, sewu = thousand). It... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Fany C
via mobile
Historical building

Nice place to take some photo. When I came here, the weather was very hot and humid, so I would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ly_bendita
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Bandung, Indonesia
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Komplek Tugu Muda Jl. Pemuda, Semarang 13220, Indonesia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Located at tugu muda semarang, this building has many doors (lawang = door, sewu = thousand). It can be reached by public transportation or private car. But, if you go with private car, you must pay extra because of illegal parking cost.

Thank Fany C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to take some photo. When I came here, the weather was very hot and humid, so I would like to suggest to bring water.

Thank ly_bendita
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the colonial era, the building was an office of private railway company, after Indonesia independence it was used as military office, and afterward it was abandoned for several years, during those days it was used for shooting scary movies, the building was named as...More

Thank Boogzz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an iconic building in Semarang. I've been here twice and I am surprised for my second visit because the building looks clean and great after some maintenance. If you like photography, you will find some great spot to capture. It will be different...More

Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the colonial buildings in Semarang that is well maintained. If you like architecture and history, then visiting Lawang Sewu is a must. They have a tour during the day and at night to explore the building. Some corners are also good for photography.

Thank wahyuni
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The building is unique, as its name says it all, Lawang Sewu means thousand doors, there are really many doors there. It was built by the Dutch between the years 1904 and 1907 and functioned as head office for The Dutch East Indies Railway Company...More

Thank Tracy C
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Very lovely architecture, but Some places is close due to renovation when I'm there.Make sure you take a picture there. many creapy story about this building.. but its still historical.

Thank tianarlia
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I went there in the evening, not so many people, and went to the upper floor below the roof for few seconds, feel bit spooky.

Thank Kasman T
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

I did not plan to come to this place but I'm glad i did. There are not many things to see in this big complex than big empty rooms. However, we could see the grandness of the buildings. It would definitely better if they put...More

Thank TandriTan
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

This building has nice architecture and holds a painful history. It is nice to walk around and snap some pictures. It is believed that many spirits still reside here. So you will see many parts of the building being locked up and you will not...More

Thank elspethmar
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ChrisGrrr
2 May 2016|
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Response from Khristi S | Reviewed this property |
Ada free shuttle service dari pemkot untuk tempat2 wisata salah satunya Lawang Sewu. Bisa disewakan juga. Cukup cantik. Open everyday 07-21. Harga tiket masuk Rp. 10.000. Cp 08112258608
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