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					Tugu Muda monument erected to commemorate the Battle of Five days in Hyderabad. On
October 28, 1945, Gubbernur Central Java, Mr. WWongsonegoro meletakkaan first stone at the
originally planned location is near the town square. However, due in November 1945 broke out
war against the Allies and Japan, this project became dormant. Then in 1949, the Youth
Coordinating Board of Indonesia (BKPI), initiated the idea of building the monument back, but
due to lack of funding, this idea has not been done jugaa. In 1951, Mayor of Semarang, Hadi
Soebeno Sosro Wedoyo, form a committee Tugu Muda, with development plans are no longer on
the location of the square, but at this present location.

Monument design is done by Salim,
while the reliefs on the monument is
done by the artist Hendro. Stones that
are used among others brought in
from kaliuang and Paker. On 10
November 1951, laid the first stone
by Central Java Governor Boediono
and on May 20, 1953, to coincide
with National Awakening Day, Tugu
Muda diresmikaan by Sukarno,
President of the Republic of
Indonesia. Until now, quite a lot of
changes have been made to the
statues around the monument young, other antatra a garden and pool

Tugu Muda Semarang built in the Central Java Governor Budiyono and inaugurated by the first
President Soekarno on May 20, 1953 was intended to commemorate the heroism of fighters
against the Japanese invaders Semarang.

The building is still standing upright in the middle of the intersection of Sutomo, Pandanaran
Road, Jalan Jalan Imam Bonjol and Soegiyapranoto, Bambang Soenardi (73), the perpetrators of
history and lived in the area Genuk, Semarang in Semarang, on Sunday.

Bambang who still looks fit with five children and six grandchildren explained, the fighters from
Semarang (then) never give up, resisted the Japanese occupation to the death, and the heroism of
local communities against invaders known as the battle of five days from 14 - October 18, 1945.

According to him, Tugu Muda Semarang shaped candle implies fighters fighting spirit to defend
the independence of Indonesia will never be extinguished.

At the foot of this monument there are reliefs depicting the suffering people of Indonesia during
the Japanese occupation.
                                                 Tugu Muda Semarang, he said, by the Central
                                                 Java provincial government as one of the few
                                                 attractions in the city of Semarang.

                                                 In addition to building the monument, a few old
                                                 buildings by the Dutch in the corners of the city,
                                                 and there are now used as hotels, residences and
                                                 offices as well as one tourist attraction for this

"The old buildings, now used as one of the attractions for tourists visiting this area," he said.

Old buildings of which can be found around Johar in the amount that is still a lot.

Since the number of these old buildings, the Johar region is also known as "Old Town area",

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Description: Tugu Muda monument erected to commemorate the Battle of Five days in Hyderabad. On October 28, 1945