Kota Lama Semarang is a tourist place that has the nickname Little Netherland. This area is called as Kota Lama (Old City) because the buildings in the region have an ancient architectural style.
This tourist spot offers beautiful European architectural style buildings in the 1700s. The buildings are silent witnesses of Dutch colonial history. In addition, there are water canals built by the colonial government around the Kota Lama Semarang.
In this area, there are many famous icons of the Semarang City such as the Blenduk Church, cigarette factories, and stations and so on which have a distinctive European style of the past.
This Old City is already crowded from the 17th century. At that time, this area was one of the trade centers in Indonesia. In the 18th century to the 19th century, many Chinese and Arabic traders filled the area.
Public facilities in the Kota Lama Semarang are fairly complete and good. Starting from the mosque, roads, toilets, until trash cans are available in adequate quantities and good conditions.
The tourists can also tour the Kota Lama Semarang by cycling and crossing the designated path. The journey will start from Monod Diephuis, Blendhuk Church, Berok Bridge, Empu Tantular Street, Marabunta, Letjen Suprapto Street and return to the starting point.
Kota Lama Semarang area is a block of regions located on the banks of the Mberok River. Administratively, Kota Lama Semarang is located in the area of Tanjung Emas, North Semarang District, Semarang City.