In Semarang, the capital of Central Java province and is also the second largest city in Indonesia. Although not as immersing as other tourism cities, Semarang also has many interesting sights. What are the tourist attractions in Semarang’s most famous?
1. Beach Maron
Located just a few hundred metres north of the Ahmad Yani Airport in Semarang, Maron was one of the attractions in Semarang that exist in the West. The Beach offers a beach beauty Maron exotic so many tourists around Semarang at the weekend. If you want to visit the beach of Maron, keep in mind that the road to this place are still made of compacted soil, so when it rains the roads will be slippery. The price of the entrance ticket to the beach Maron is 3.000 Rupiah.
2. Lawang Sewu
Lawang Sewu is the name of an ancient building in the city of Semarang. Built in 1904 by the Netherlands, Lawang Sewu was formerly serves as the Office of the Netherlands railways. The name Lawang Sewu which means thousand doors is derived from the shape of the building which has lots of Windows and doors. The interesting part of Lawang Sewu mistisnya atmosphere is complemented by magnificent architecture typical of antiquity. Gedung Lawang Sewu also has a basement that was once used as a prison. The price of admission Lawang Sewu is 10.000 Rupiah.
3. Garden Tours Kampoeng Catfish
Kampoeng Wisata Taman Catfish is one of the tourist attractions in Semarang are suitable to fill the time family holidays. With an area of more than 2 hectares, the Park Tour Kampoeng Catfish have a wide range of supporting facilities family recreation. Facilities owned Kampoeng Wisata Taman Catfish that is a swimming pool, a man-made Lake, a small Zoo, playground, gazebo, lodging, and venues. The path Information, the price of admission Kampoeng Wisata Taman Catfish is 2.000 Rupiah on Monday until Saturday, and 3.500 Rupiah on Sunday.
4. Beach Marina
Marina beach is a small beach in the North of the city of Semarang. Located at Jalan Yos Sudarso, Marina Beach is a tourist place in Semarang is most favored for a morning run or jog. The beach is situated in a residential facility has a swimming pool, speed boat, water skiing, and a playground for children. Cycling around the Beach Marina is also very pleasant because of the quiet and cool atmosphere with the trees.
5. Beach Tirang
The beach is a beach Tirang blue and clean, located close to the Ahmad Yani airport in Semarang. It is about 5 KM from the beach, the Marina, the beach is a beach favorite Tirang anglers barramundi fish and grouper. In addition, on the beach there are also Tirang mangrove forests that are worth a look. Tirang Beach suitable for you who prefer a quiet beach atmosphere.
6. The great mosque in Central Java
The great mosque which is located in the Central Java City of Semarang, exactly in the way the elephant Kingdom. Elephant Kingdom is one of the grandest mosques in Indonesia who visited not just to worship alone, but rather to the tourist activity as well. Inaugurated in 2006, the great mosque of Central Java which has an area of over 7.500 square metres holds approximately 16.000 people. In addition to the main building of the mosque, the great mosque in Central Java there are also various other facilities such as the Covenant of marriage halls, auditorium, library, museum of Islamic culture, lodgings, cafes, souvenir shop, train a rabbit, a children play area, and others.
7. Waterfall Times Pancur
Waterfall Times Pancur is one of the attractions of Semarang’s most famous natural tourist attractions category. Waterfall Times Pancur located in Nogosaren Village, Semarang, has a height of approximately 150 meters waterfalls, natural stones decorated with greenery, and has some cave swiftlet. Before you come to visit the sights of waterfalls Times Pancur, I recommend your agency to prepare in advance and the rest simply because you kan passed around 900 stairs quite exhausting to be able to enjoy the beauty of the waterfalls Times Pancur.
8. Buddhagaya Pagoda Watugong
Pagoda Buddhagaya Watugong is the pagoda with height of more than 45 metres and is the tallest pagoda in Indonesia. Pagoda Buddhagaya Watugong which is located in the path of a pioneer of Independence is a place of worship and Buddhist religions tours in Semarang that interesting to visit because of the uniqueness and the beauty of the shape of the building.
9. Wonderia recreational park
Wonderia recreational park located in the street of Srivijaya was a tourist in Semarang is open since 2007. Wonderia recreational park has many interesting and fun games like Boom Boom Car, Kiddy Boats, Super Rally, Ghost House, Space Gyro, Merry Go Round, and the Typhoon Coaster so it is very suitable for you who have small children. The price of the entrance ticket to recreation park Wonderia is 5.000 Rupiah.
10. Curug Benowo
Curug Benowo is a waterfall that is located on Mount Ungaran, florist Semarang and waterfalls is a favorite around Semarang for nature lovers. However, the sights of Curug Benowo is less suitable for family excursions if you think I am, as a trip to a waterfall Curug Benowo is quite difficult and laborious, roughly about 2 hours walk in the narrow and rocky terrain but has a very beautiful and natural.