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Part of the central historic district of Semarang ...

The Marba Building, whose history is beautifully explained by a reviewer below in TA, is part of... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
Bryan H
Portland, Oregon
Just a look outside this building

Located across the street from Blenduk Church, this unique and old building look like deserted, but... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
Medan, Indonesia
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19 Feb 2018
“Part of the central historic district of Semarang ...”
31 Dec 2017
“Just a look outside this building”
Jl. Letjend. Suprapto no. 33 | Old Town, Semarang 50137, Indonesia
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

The Marba Building, whose history is beautifully explained by a reviewer below in TA, is part of the overall tranquil part of Semarang. There's a pedestrian only street that has old antique shops, the Blenduk Church, a square where Indonesians are posing for selfies ......More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Located across the street from Blenduk Church, this unique and old building look like deserted, but I saw renovation works outside, just wasn't clear what is ongoing works. Just a short walk you can find De Spiegel building which has transformed into a chic cafe.

Thank Cenniwaty
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

If you enjoy visiting historical sites, Old Semarang area where Marba Building is located is a must-visit. Also when you are here, make sure to take a stroll around the area, There are many colonial buildings that are preserved by the local government.

Thank tjiang2409
Reviewed 15 July 2016

very nice and historical building. Good for photography object. located at the semarang old city area, near the pasar kerajinan antik (antique flea market), you should read the history while walking around the area. better to do it in the morning or late afternoon around...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2016

MARBA Building should get more attention. I believe as the Old Town get more attention, MARBA will get the preservation he deserves.

Thank Indra P
Reviewed 2 February 2016

This building is unused and unpreserved, i hope in the future the gov will rehabilitates this building and makes it great again

Thank ValentinoEdward
Reviewed 3 September 2015

One of the iconic landmark in the Old Town. Yet the conditions are in a bad need of renovation to make it back to its colourful glory. Situated just across the Blenduk Church, both are the main icons of the place.

Thank fr4nc1sc4
Reviewed 13 September 2014

I am pretty sure I walked by this building in the old part of town and I am pretty sure its been left largely in decay like most of the other buildings. The city does not seem to realize the potential the old buildings in...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2014

Seen this building from outside. Take few photo. Nothing special..just a regular old dutch office building which is similar to the one in Jakarta, but only it is more well preserved.

Thank Bun L
Reviewed 18 April 2014

Caught sight of the Marba Building which has a wonderful façade while driving through the old town area. Lots of interesting buildings sadly many are in need of repair.

Thank Ronald G
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