Samarang is situated approximately 55 miles (89 kilometers) north of Yogyakarta and 250 miles (402 kilometers) east of Jakarta, Indonesia's capital.
Samarang has a number of interesting places to visit. Lawang Sewu and the Simpang Lima Park are two good options.
Try not to limit yourself to Samarang; this region contains plenty of cultural and scenic attractions just waiting to be explored. Visit the Lawang Sewu and Simpang Lima Park in Semarang, roughly 1 mile (1. 6 kilometers) to the south of Samarang.
Organise your transportation and spend some time in Yogyakarta, a major city for the region, located 55 miles (89 kilometers) from Samarang. This regional center has plenty of tourist attractions, such as Bringharjo Market, Malioboro Mall and Kotagede. Batik Museum, Gadjah Mada University and Water Castle (Tamansari) are also good places to spend a little time.
A really good way to really get a sense of an area is by gaining an understanding of its past. While here, be sure to visit the area's historic traditional villages. The best places for tourists to visit when they arrive in a new destination are the spots that offer a window into the culture. Head to West Java's art galleries, craft workshops and art museums.
The area around Samarang has plenty of outdoor options for energetic visitors with a love of watersports. Boating and swimming are both ways to have fun upon the water here.
There is a wise saying: it is better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times. With its magnificent beauty Samarang will more than live up to your expectations.