Chinatown in Semawis Night Market Semarang

Semawis Market is included as a form of a revitalization effort to revive the old city area of Semarang.
12 Aug 2022 · By Ayurizka Purwadhania
Semawis Night Market / @genugraha
Semawis Night Market / @genugraha

After a vacuum for 2 years, Semawis Nigh Market is finally open to the public and presents hundreds of food. Retail tenants lined up 300 meters in Gang Warung in this Chinatown Village. Here you can explore all the culinary specialties of Semarang to contemporary food, which is undoubtedly cheap and varied.

The birth of this culinary center was initiated by the Kopi Semawis association (Semarang Chinatown Community for Tourism). Semawis Night Market is included as a form of a revitalization effort to revive the old city area of Semarang. The Chinatown area has become a part where ethnic Chinese coexist with the modern city of Semarang.

Location

Facility

The following are the facilities that you can find at Semawis Night Market:

  • Spacious Parking Area
  • Toilet
  • Hundreds of Food Tenants
  • Performing Arts

Attractiveness

Hainan Rice / @foodbuddies.id
Hainan Rice / @foodbuddies.id
Omoshiroi Pancake / @gallerysopea
Omoshiroi Pancake / @gallerysopea
Durian Ice / @lawfoodstory
Durian Ice / @lawfoodstory
Chicken Satay / @mister_icipicip
Chicken Satay / @mister_icipicip

At Semawis Night Market, you can find various culinary delights such as Octopus Satay, Chicken Satay, Hainanese Rice, Pancakes, and various Ice Cream menus. Not only culinary tours, but here you can also see how the history of the Chinatown Village from the Temple is still very well maintained today.

Usually, when it comes to Chinese holidays, the Chinatown area of Semarang is lively. Many traders peddle equipment and knick-knacks, which are dominated by red and gold. Local residents usually hold processions, lion dances, and traditional Chinese art stages.

Opening hours

Semawis Market is open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, from 18.00 until midnight. This place is perfect for those who like culinary tours at night in Semarang.

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