Semarang is the largest city in Central Java province and it is the capital city. At the early time, this place was muddy plains, which later evolved into the advanced rapidly and appears as an important city. As many large cities absorb immigrants, they made living and settled in Semarang to the end after another the next life.
In the past time, there was a prince from the Demak Kingdom named Raden Made Pandan Arang, who left the kingdom, and went to Semarang to spread teachings of Islam religion. From time to time, the land was getting more fertile region and busier. From the sidelines, it appeared fertility tamarind tree that rarely, thus giving the name of the city is Semarang.
Semarang has a harbor of Tanjung Emas and it is large enough that became a business city. Many old buildings were built by Dutch and still in good condition. They very well maintain and plenty of textile factories which have export quality, as well as having a considerable potential market and play an important role as a trade center.
Some tourist attractions and local foods in Semarang:
- Dutch heritage buildings: the Blenduk Church and Lawang Sewu
- Natural attractions are located in the mountains south of Semarang
- Shore excursions: Golden Horn, Coastal Marina
- Local food: Tahu Baxo, Loenpia, Wingko Babat, Bandeng Presto