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Semarang's old city: A fading reminder of former glories

  • Simon Marcus Gower

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Semarang | Fri, March 27 2009 | 02:27 pm
Semarang's old city: A fading reminder of former glories Unique design: The Marba building is a quite unique design but has only sparing usage. (JP/Simon Marcus Gower) (JP/Simon Marcus Gower)

PREMIUM Unique design: The Marba building is a quite unique design but has only sparing usage. (JP/Simon Marcus Gower) Semarang, one of the oldest cities in the country, was the place of residence for a Dutch provincial governor in colonial times. As the provincial capital of Central Java, with a very active port, it grew into a major city busy with trade and administrative importance. The...

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