Semarang is the capital of Central Java located north on the island of Java, Indonesia. It is also the center for regional government. trade, tourism, and education. With over 1.5 million people, it is Indonesia's fifth largest city. The key industries here are: wood processing, food crops, fisheries, agriculture and different forms of chemicals. Plenty of historic buildings surround the town with beautiful architecture.
Visit Gereja Blenduk, a beautiful church dated back to 1732 and is the oldest
church in Java. Stunning architecture makes this building a photo spot.
Consisting of a dome and weather-washed walls, the church was renovated in the
1900s. The site is a great place to take the whole family.
Lawang Sewu, meaning 1000 doors, is another great architectural hot spot. This building was the center of operations for Nederlandsch Indishe Spoorweg Naatschappij. The building is now vacant and is a tourist attraction. Tall domed towers make this huge building not to be missed.