Semarang is one of the most beautiful cities in the province of Central Java. There are so many things to do and observe when you are in this city for a visit. The budget-friendly hotels in Semarang are famous for spending nights in such a renowned world.
Semarang is quite different from the other renowned cities of Java. The fusion of cultural heritage along with modern street food makes this place interesting for the visitors. In every corner of the city, there is a touch of centuries of multicultural life. These things make this place the center of attraction to many people.
Places of Semarang
Here are some places of Semarang which you can’t miss when you visit this place for the first time:
The Blenduk Church:
Built-in 1753 is the oldest Protestant church in central Java, situated in the city of Semarang. This church was built originally in the traditional Javanese style which is known as the ‘Joglo’. This is a must-watch place when you are in the city and you don’t need to pay any cost for entering this church.
Lawang Sewu is also known as the building with a thousand doors. It is regarded as a historical landmark of this city. It was the headquarter of the DEIRC or rather the Dutch East Indies Railway Company. This place is believed to be haunted for many years and that’s why it is a great attraction to the people.
Sam poo kong Temple:
Sam poo kong or rather the Gedong Batu is the oldest Chinese temple in the city of Semarang. The huge beautiful area of this temple gives pleasure to our eyes as well as the minds that’s why this place is also a must-watch place when you come to this city.
Foods of Semarang
When you are in Semarang, you should try some special in this place. A special spring roll called Lumpia. It comes with savory-sweet bamboo shoots. There is a milkfish called Bandeng Presto, the taste of this fish is different from the other sea fishes. For those who love foods based on prawns, they can go for the Tahu gimbal. It is a mixture of sweet and spice which contains rice cake and chunks of tofu. There are many more like Tahu pong, Es Cong Lik and Nazi Ayam which will make you fall in love with the food of Semarang.
You don’t need to worry about anything such as hotels in Semarang or the roadmap. Because there are so many travel agencies in this city. You can just book a car and have a ride in the places you want to visit. If you don’t want to spend money behind the car then you just need a map of the city and then you have to travel by public transports. That will save a lot of my net for you. If you are willing to spend quality time in the city then you need to be ready to spend a good amount of money. Everything here coats more than you think.