lawang sewu semarang jawa tengah
lawang sewu semarang
Lawang Sewu is vintage relics of an ancient building built in 1904, the Dutch Re- building for corporate headquarters rail ( tram ) Dutch colonialists or Nederlandsch Indishe Spoorweg Naatschappij ( NIS ). Three floor building art deco style (1850-1940) is well-known works of Dutch architect, Prof. Jacob F Klinkhamer and BJ Queendag. Lawang Sewu is located on the east side Tugu Muda Semarang, or on a street corner Pandanaran and street youth. Called Lawang Sewu ( Thousand Doors ), this is because the building has a door that very much. In fact, the doors that are not up to a thousand. The building has a lot of height and width of the window, so people often think of it as the door.

History of the Lawang Sewu

the outside of the building Lawang Sewu Semarang
the outside of the building Lawang Sewu
The history of this building inseparable from the history of railways in Indonesia because it was built as a Van de Hoofdkantoor Het Nederlandsch - Indische Spoorweg Maatscappij ( NIS ). NIS is a private railway company in the Dutch East Indies during the reign of the first to build a railway line connecting Semarang in Indonesia with " Vorstenlanden " ( Surakarta and Yogyakarta ) with his first track in 1867 Waterford Strip Semarang .

room doors Lawang Sewu Semarang
room doors Lawang Sewu
The head office of the new NIS is a large 2-storey building shaped " L " designed by JF Klinkhamer and Ouendag in style Renaissance Revival. Residents Semarang gave him the name " Lawang Sewu " ( a thousand doors ), referring to the door the door very much , which is an effort of the architect to build a modern office building in accordance with the tropical climate of Semarang. All building materials imported from Europe except brick, natural stone and teak wood.

Mystery About Noni ( Dutch ) in the Lawang Sewu

Mystery story late emergence noni Dutch started when Japanese troops stormed the building began in the reign of the Netherlands, making it as one of the Japanese army base retreat. At that time the Japanese soldiers to rape occurred around 20 noni ( woman ) from the Netherlands. They say all of this comprises 10 noni virgin and 10 already wedlock. Having satisfied his desire to channel the Japanese soldiers behead 20 noni. From there, the mystical often appear late noni around Lawang Sewu begin.

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