Semarang

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of the Lawang Sewu building There are two main railway stations in Semarang, both of them located in the northern coast mainline connecting Jakarta-Surabaya: *

''jalur'' (track) your train will be on. There are some shops in the selling snacks and food souvenirs. *


good+landscape

. Suitable for family recreation or simply just watching artists practice for their performances. Semarang has very good landscape - some say the best landscape thanks to its coastal area in the northern part of the city, with Tanjung Mas as its international harbour and hilly area in the southern part stretching from Candi Sari area to Bukit Sari with the picturesque Mount Ungaran in the background. Unlike some other large cities in Indonesia, there are still a fair number of green areas


made medical

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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, rather than tourism destination, it nevertheless has its own charm, with contrasting modern mid-rises, a significant set of Dutch colonial architecture, Chinatown, and a small "kampong" all jutting against each other. Recent efforts started in 2007 have been made by the government to promote it as a tourist destination, such as the rather presumptuously named ''Semarang Pesona Asia'' (Semarang, Asia's Enchantment) and, indeed, Semarang does have several tourist attractions within its


serving international

couriers also available. Local courier and shipping company (also serving international courier and freight) is ELTEHA (LTH). Ask your hotel staff to help you dealing with these courier companies. Cope * Ambulance: ☎ 118 * Police: ☎ 110 * Central Java Police HQ, Jl. Pahlawan 1, ☎ +62 24 831-1382 * Semarang Police HQ. Jl. Dr Sutomo 19, ☎ +62 24 844-4444, +62 24 8418400 Police stations: * Central Semarang. Jl. Brumbungan Tengah 41, ☎ +62 24 354-5175 * North Semarang. Jl. Letjen Suprapto 45, ☎ +62 24 6921275 * South Semarang. Jl. Sultan Agung 103, ☎ +62 24 8315123. * West Semarang. : Jl. Ronggolawe Selatan, ☎ +62 24 7610698 * East Semarang. Jl. Majapahit, ☎ +62 24 6710863 Tourism Information Centre Jalan Madukoro Blok BB, ☎ +62 24 7608570. * Jalan Pemuda 147, ☎ +62 24 3515451, (''next to Novotel Hotel''). Go next Semarang is the major hub city of Central Java. From Semarang you can go to Dieng Plateau to a small town named Wonosobo for a one day sightseeing ancient hindu temples candi in a former ancient city which lies in the misty plateau. Alternatively, within one and a half hours you can go to Borobudur temple in Muntilan and then to Prambanan temple in Klaten and buy some antiques and batik in Yogyakarta. It takes less than 2 hours to drive from Semarang to Yogyakarta. Solo is also only a one and half hour drive from Semarang. You can also go further southward to some small towns like Ungaran, Salatiga, Ambarawa, Kopeng and Bandungan. It will take at least a one day tour but is really worth it. You will see beautiful scenery on the way between Semarang, Salatiga and the adjacent cities like Solo and Yogyakarta. You can reach Solo (sometimes called Surakarta) or Yogyakarta in less than 2 hours. * Karimunjawa - A marine national park in the small islands north of Semarang. * Kudus - the centre of Indonesia's cigarettes industry, where some prominent manufacturers are located, of which 'Djarum' is the most famous. WikiPedia:Semarang Commons:Category:Semarang


dance performances

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art shows

and beverages aren't allowed. Unfortunately, in the past, this park had some problems with safety due to faulty construction and poor design, and a speed water slide that has a short end, which requires a guard hold an inner tube to prevent a rider from smacking into the wall at the end. Prices range between $5-10. * '''Catfish Park''' (Taman Lele). Kecamatan Tugu. Open daily. Facilities: children's playground, cultural and art shows, animal shows. * '''Marina Beach'''. North Semarang. Facilities

: swimming pool, children's playground, beach volleyball, water sports. * '''Ngaliyan Tirta Indah''', Jalan Raya Ngaliyan Kecamatan Ngaliyan. Facilities: swimming pool, beautiful plantation, flower garden, sports centre. * '''Puri Maerokoco''' and '''Kampoeng Laut''' (a famous over-the-water restaurant). Tawangmas PRPP, a clone of TMII (Jakarta). Facilities: cultural and art shows, boat, water bike, small train, fishing pond. * '''Sodong''', 20 km from Semarang. Beautiful plantation, fishing pond


food+regular

address lat long directions phone +62 24 8319 766 tollfree fax hours price content Jl MH Thamrin 124. Indonesian fast food, regular food and buffet. Air-con. * Commons:Category:Semarang


solo song

river on Java. The river is the inspiration for the song "Bengawan Solo (Bengawan Solo (song))", a 1940s composition by Gesang Martohartono which became famous throughout much of Asia. The city's soil is fertile because of the river and its tributaries. Greater Surakarta Surakarta as a dense core city in Central Java, and its second city, spills considerably into neighboring regencies. Though a traffic study quotes the population as 1,158,000 as of 2008 http


poor design

and beverages aren't allowed. Unfortunately, in the past, this park had some problems with safety due to faulty construction and poor design, and a speed water slide that has a short end, which requires a guard hold an inner tube to prevent a rider from smacking into the wall at the end. Prices range between $5-10. * '''Catfish Park''' (Taman Lele). Kecamatan Tugu. Open daily. Facilities: children's playground, cultural and art shows, animal shows. * '''Marina Beach'''. North Semarang. Facilities: swimming pool, children's playground, beach volleyball, water sports. * '''Ngaliyan Tirta Indah''', Jalan Raya Ngaliyan Kecamatan Ngaliyan. Facilities: swimming pool, beautiful plantation, flower garden, sports centre. * '''Puri Maerokoco''' and '''Kampoeng Laut''' (a famous over-the-water restaurant). Tawangmas PRPP, a clone of TMII (Jakarta). Facilities: cultural and art shows, boat, water bike, small train, fishing pond. * '''Sodong''', 20 km from Semarang. Beautiful plantation, fishing pond, swimming pool. * '''Mangkang Zoo''', located in West Semarang. There are a lot of animals here but it lacks public appeal. Do * Commons:Category:Semarang

Semarang

'''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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