Wednesday, April 06, 2011

0051. Indonesia - Semarang Lighthouse

Semarang Lighthouse is located at the Tanjung Emas Harbour of Semarang, the capital city of Central Java Province and major port of Central North Java.  This lighthouse plays significant role to guide Marine traffic entering the harbour since it was built in 1879.

Indonesia commemorated the Semarang Lighthouse by the release of stamp of value Rp 1500 on 17-Aug-2007.

Built in the year 1883, the SEMARANG Lighthouse:

  • Tower is 12-sided cast iron
  • Tower is painted WHITE
  • Height is 30 metres
  • Colour scheme of the LIGHT is WHITE
  • LIGHT character is 4 (four) FLASHES every 20 seconds


  1. Nice Blog. Congratulations. Keep it up.

  2. Nice blog with details about each lighthouse on stamp. welcome to the world of philatelic blogging.

    R. Kasinath
    My Watercraft Philately -