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Lawang Sewu Building

Komplek Tugu Muda Jl. Pemuda, Semarang 13220, Indonesia
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Dont try this alone...

The place was so nice. I take a picture so many. The awesomeness of the place is very felt. I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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The Heart of Semarang

When it come to the best place to visit while you were in Semarang, Lawang Sewu comes as the main... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
echa m
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Komplek Tugu Muda Jl. Pemuda, Semarang 13220, Indonesia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place was so nice. I take a picture so many. The awesomeness of the place is very felt. I suggest you not to cone alone except you are brave. The place has so many history that can make you scream. LOL!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When it come to the best place to visit while you were in Semarang, Lawang Sewu comes as the main choice. Building with a thousand doors, comes with a thousand stories in it. The place is clean, well maintained, even though we did not find...More

Thank echa m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, it is not a scary place when you visit the building at the morning or afternoon. The place was soo historical, with a lot of story to share, one of them are the history of the dutches and the earlier life of the Indonesian's...More

Thank Nindya Nastiti P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amidst a busy street on a hot day, Lawang Sewu Building felt cool and quiet. Were there a thousand doors? We started counting but gave up after counting 2 rooms. There were just too many doors. We did not venture through the whole building. We...More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lawang Sewu means a thousand doors in English. This building is in fact has 928 doors and was built in 1904. It used to be the HQ of the Dutch rail company in Indonesia. Currently it is owned by PT KAI (Kereta Api Indonesia) but...More

Thank Patric01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lawang Sewu is a set of Dutch colonial buildings that housed the Dutch railway back in the days. The main building is beautifully restored and renovated; you'll note the difference between building A and B. The size is truly impressive and the amount of doors...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was in this place around 12 years ago. now I am here again. very different. It is really well maintained now. with lots of pictures, dioramas and even movies about the history of railway in Java. We love it.... 😉

Thank Dyah S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not gonna explain the historical side of this landmark but I'm telling people with 6th sense that this place is going to show you 'old people'. The horror would be intense at evening, after the sun sets, so try to challenge your adrenaline by...More

Thank Astrid P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It is a historic building, generally for Indonesian's struggle to get an independency and also specifically for Indonesian Railway Company.

Thank arif f
Reviewed 12 July 2017

if you want know about indonesia history ome and look what you can find in lawang sewu, more knowledge complited with good place

Thank Dewi V
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ChrisGrrr
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Response from Hosea Aryo Bimo... N | Reviewed this property |
as far as i know, it was open from 09.00am to 09.00pm. And as far as i know, they have a live music during the weekend on the afternoon.
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