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Route, the Great Mail Road, Jalan Raya Pos’. Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land-en Volkenkunde, 158(4), 707–725. An important influence on urban growth was the Great Mail Road project in the 1847, which connected all the cities in northern coast of Central and East Java and made Semarang as the trade centre of agricultural production. Colombijn, F. (2002). Introduction; On the road. Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land-en Volkenkunde, 158(4), 595-617

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, Bali (Denpasar) and Balikpapan. Chinese chronicle in temple of Semarang states that Raden Patah founded town of Demak in marshy area to the north of Semarang. After the collapse of Majapahit, its various dependencies and vassals broke free, including northern Javanese port towns like Demak.

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for The Indies, where he was made medical officer of health, first in Semarang, then later at Tjilatjap, a small village on the south coast of Java, and at Padang Sidempoean in Western Sumatra. It was at Tjilatjap that he caught malaria, which later so impaired his health that he, in 1885, had to return to Europe on sick-leave. - SRG WARS Achmad Yani International Airport Semarang, Indonesia - In December, the brigade was part of Operation Pounce a mission to disarm the Japanese in Java until they could be relieved by Dutch forces in April 1945. On their arrival in Batavia (Jakarta) they discovered that the Japanese had handed over their weapons to Indonesian nationalists. Who made the most of the opportunity to attack the British force. The brigade dispersed rioters and patrolled the city until they were moved to Semarang on the coast between Batavia and Surabaya in January 1946. To prevent extremists infiltrating into the town, the three battalions established patrols on the outskirts of the town and defended the docks and the airport. Despite a number of guerrilla attacks, law and order was re-established. In April 1946, they handed over control to the Dutch and returned to Singapore. Commons:Category:Semarang

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in an entertainment complex which comprises a cinema, a restaurant, and pool game venue. * '''Nori The Japanese Kitchen Lounge''', Jl Jangli (entrance to Graha Candi Golf complex). A great sushi joint and one of few places in town serving "sake", with live acoustic music on weekends. Can get very crowded though. There are few bars and cafes around 'Simpang Lima' (right in the downtown). After sunset, please avoid small tents selling homemade tea (teh poci) as lots of hookers look for targets

traditional products

for the big oval billboard sign that says Dyriana bakery and cafe. phone +62 24 831 8531, +62 24 844 5175 tollfree fax hours 06:30-22:00 price content Freshly made baked breads with specific local taste - try the "roti pisang" (bread with a small banana inside), cakes, and a nice cafe serving local hot foods and cold drinks. Air-con. Often has live demonstrations of traditional products being made right in the bakery (call first, often around 15:00-17:00pm). *

romantic view

'''Taman Tabanas Gombel''' where you can stop by, drink tea and see Semarang from the hill. It's a really beautiful view in the daytime and a very special romantic view during the nighttime. Mount Ungaran, with its tea and jasmine plantations, Bandungan village with its Gedungsongo (9 Shrines) Park and traditional fruits and vegetables market, ''Gua'' Kreo (Kreo Cave) with its interesting stalactite and stalagmite formations and, of course, the marina at Tanjung Mas are some alternatives for those who have more than 2 free days in Semarang. Monuments thumb Side hall of Lawang Sewu (File:Teak Table and Chairs in hall of Lawang Sewu, Semarang.jpg) '''Tugu Muda''' is one of Semarang's landmarks - an obelisk set in the middle of a roundabout. It is situated westward of Simpang Lima, on one of the 5 streets crossing Simpang Lima named Jalan Pandanaran. This monument commemorates the 5 days of fierce battle (14-19 October1945) between Indonesian freedom fighters and Japanese soldiers who refused to surrender. thumb Stained glass window viewed from inside Lawang Sewu. (Image:Semarang_lawang_sewu.jpg) There are some Dutch colonial buildings around Tugu Muda; the most famous one is '''Lawang Sewu''' which means '''A Thousand Doors''' in Javanese, although it doesn't have that many doors. It was built as the headquarters of the local railway company, and over time served various purposes. The Dutch reputedly used the foundation as a sort of jail and torture centre. Flashlight tours of the foundation, with it's interesting system of small pools of water to help keep it cool, are a fun scare. The attic, with its twin water towers, is also interesting as it was used by the military at one point as a badminton court. During World War II, it was used as the Japanese army's headquarters, and further atrocities were committed by the Japanese. Lawang Sewu's main attraction is its tall stained glass windows. The building is now undergoing restoration and usage by the railway company once again, after many years of laying vacant and being used for events; fortunately it is still open to the public. Tour guides are available at the building's entrance. Though reputed to be haunted by a variety of supernatural beings from various eras due to the great number of executions there before and during WWII, Lawang Sewu remains one of Semarang's most prominent landmarks. Museums * Commons:Category:Semarang

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Festival (JFFF) that feature food and fashion. Each of the larger Indonesian islands have at least one international airport. The biggest airport in Indonesia, Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, is located in Tangerang Regency, Banten. There are five more international airports on Java, Adisumarmo International Airport (IATA: SOC) in Solo, Central Java, Juanda International Airport (IATA: SUB) in Surabaya, East Java

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phone +62 853 2528 3959, +62 24 740 39769 tollfree fax checkin checkout price Rp 100,000 single room, Rp 165,000 double room content 400 m from Tugu Muda, a 10-minute walk to Paragon Mall, 12 minutes to Dp Mall, 20 minutes from Ahmad Yani Airport, 5 minutes from Tawang train station, 2 minutes from the Joglosemar Shuttle bus station. Free WiFi, hot water, free map. They rent bicycles, and can assist with car rental. * Commons:Category:Semarang

weekly show

Semawis Market before the Chinese New Year. Check the website for more information. *

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Locomotive - Amabarawa - Indonesia.jpg thumb right An old locomotive at the Ambarawa Rail Museum. The first railway track in Indonesia was laid between Semarang and Tanggung—both in Central Java—on 17 June 1864 by the Dutch colonial government (Dutch East Indies).


'''Semarang''' (pronounced ) is a city on the north coast of the island of Java (Java (island)), Indonesia. It is the capital and largest city of the province of Central Java.

It has an area of . A major port during the Dutch (Netherlands) colonial era, and still an important regional center and port today, the city has a dominant Javanese (Javanese people) population.

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