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Beautiful Semarang Indonesia

by WCC on February 28, 2013

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Semarang is the capital city of Central Java, which is located in Indonesia. The city itself is located in the Northern part of Central Java. The name of the city is derived from the Javanese words ‘arang’ and ‘asem’, meaning ‘scarce tamarind. Although the city is more of business destination than meant for tourism, it still manages to attract people with its own unique charm, its modern mid-rises and Dutch Colonial architecture.

The city of Semarang has many monuments and museums that attract tourists. The most popular monument is Tuga Muda, which is one of the city’s landmarks. It is a commemoration of the Japanese soldiers and the

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Indonesian freedom fighters that had lasted for five days. There are many Dutch buildings around the monument that may equal interest for tourists, including Lewang Sewu, meaning ‘thousand doors’. The main attraction of

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