Kota Lama: Things to Do in The Small Netherlands of Semarang
The Old Town of Semarang is part of Semarang which will bring you back to the old times. This place is well worth visiting during your journey in Semarang and below are things that you may do while enjoying not only the old vibe but additionally the architectural grandeur of Europe in the past in Semarang’s Old Town. Prepare yourself to return in time! Semarang is a capital city of Central Java that offers such excellent destinations to visit. One of them which you have to visit is Kota Lama Semarang that become attractive and popular tourism of Semarang.
Kota Lama through Dutch colonization was the center of trade and authorities action of Semarang. Becoming the center of activities in Semarang, the buildings with the architectural grandeur of Europe built. Obviously, the using of these buildings are somewhat different nowadays, but nevertheless, you may enjoy the architectural splendor in Kota Lama Semarang. You may do some exciting activities in Kota Lama Semarang while enjoying the vibe of the earlier time. If you would like to enjoy any beautiful thing about the beauty that Kota Lama Semarang shows, then walking will be the suit action for you. You can marvel at the old buildings without visiting the buildings itself, like Blenduk or Gedangan Church, Tawang Station, Marabunta Building.
If you’re tired, you may take some rest in Srigunting Park. This playground is the only place that gives you clean air because it was a subtropical park with big trees, which may give you a shade after prolonged walking. You can rent a bike or becak to drifting around Kota Lama in case you too tired, but still, want to explore Kota Lama Semarang. You maybe may take a photo during your journey in Kota Lama and keep those picture to maintain its spectacular architecture of these buildings. Even Park provides such properties to support the aesthetics of your photos. If you would like to add to your amusing aesthetic dramatic photo to your collection, there’s also somewhere that values visiting that is the Old City 3D art museum. With playing with the angle, then you can produce a dramatic and amusing photo. It’ll cost 50,000 IDR for every person.