Semarang Cruise Tour package, was design for cruise passengers who stop over Semarang port. This tour will bring you all around the city to see some iconic tourist attraction like Sam Po Kong Temple, Lawang sewu, Kota lama, Blenduk church etc. This package are available in a private tour service or group.
Sam Po Kong Temple:
Sam Po Kong Temple or Klenteng Sam Po Kong is one of historical place located in Semarang town. This Place was built in 1724 by a Muslim admiral called Cheng Ho from Ming Dynasty in China. Cheng Ho sailing from china to spread a peace mission around the world. He stops over Semarang during His expedition because some of his ship’s crew get sick. Then during that time, in the place called simongan, they build a mosque and a place to stay. Now days, this place populer as Klenteng Sam Po Kong and opened for public who interested to see the history of Admiral Cheng ho and his people in Semarang at the time.
This building was built by Dutch in 1904 as an official office for Nederlands-Indische Spoorweg Maatschappij atau NIS. Lawang sewu was named by local people because the number of doors and windows are a lot. Since 2011 Lawang sewu was open as museum for public to the history of train development in java since Dutch era.
Kota lama Semarang was built in 17 centuries by Dutch and it was designed like any other building in Europa at that time. This also can be seen from ornament details, windows and doors design that identic with European architecture at the same time. Last year in 2019, the area was fully renovated and then use as one of tourism destination in Semarang town. Besides tourism, this place also usually uses as photography background, for those people who loves classic setting. By choosing the Semarang cruise tour package, you will have a chance to visit all the destination above.
This church has the original name of “Nederlandsch Indische Kerk” or called “Koepelkerk”. It is topped by a large, copper-skinned dome, from which it gets its common name “Blenduk”, from Javanese word that means dome. Although it has been aged two and a half centuries, the church today is still actively used for regular Sunday services.
The Old Township was built with specific Pseudo Barouque design conforming to 18th Century Period which can be considered as an urban heritage and becomes a cultural asset nowadays. The building is used as a place of worship by GPIB Immanuel Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia.
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07:00 Pick up in Seaport Semarang
07:30 Visit Sam Po Kong Temple
09:00 Lawang Sewu visit
11:00 Explore Kota Lama and Blenduk Church
12:30 Lunch in Local Restaurant
14:00 Back to the Cruise port
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