Location: Karang Rejo Village, Gajahmungkur District, Semarang City, Central Java 50231
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Vacation, of course, is not only about natural tourism or historical places. Visiting a new place and becoming an icon of an area is also a fun thing.
Yes, when we visit a new place, it feels like there are so many things we can take apart from spending our vacation time. One of them is at Jatidiri Stadium in Semarang or commonly called Smg.
Jatidiri Stadium is the place where the headquarters of the Semarang residents’ pride club, PSIS, gather.
For this article, the Jejpiknik.com team will take you to Jatidiri Stadium to find out what is there.
Jatidiri itself is actually owned in another area, namely in Pemalang with the name Jatidiri Comal Field.
But this time we will discuss what is in the city of Semarang. Jatidiri Stadium has undergone several renovations until 2020. What is the latest atmosphere in Jatidiri Stadium, we will discuss in full in this article.
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A brief History
Before entering into a discussion about what is in the Jatidiri Station, we should all know about the history of its former establishment.
We take the history of Jatidiri Stadium from several articles such as Wikipedia and skyscrapercity.
The address or location of Jatidiri Stadium is right in the south of Semarang, namely Karangrejo.
To be the headquarters of the club’s pride in Semarang, namely PSIS. Initially the stadium’s capacity only accommodated 21 thousand people.
But it has been revitalized so that it has now increased to 60 thousand people. Around this stadium there is also a sports hall or sports hall, parks, swimming pools and other sports venues.
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It was during the reign of Governor Muhammad Ismail that the Jatidiri Stadium was founded. After the governor’s reign until now, Jatidiri Stadium has been renovated until it has adequate facilities.
Previously, this stadium was renovated because PON XVIII will be held in 2012 in Semarang.
Everything in Jatidiri Stadium has undergone construction to make it better, such as the size that has become wider, grass, changing rooms, spectators’ stands to the outside.
In 2020, Jatidiri Stadium will undergo the 2nd stage of renovation. This construction project has a very good design.
Many say that this stadium is the best after the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta.
The latest news as of last August, Jatidiri Stadium is still under construction so PSIS still cannot use it.
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Doing another renovation that is not without reason. Some time before, there was news and new information that there was a riot at Jatidiri Stadium which resulted in severe damage to several facilities.
The tragedy was carried out by the supporters of the club who were playing. After the renovation, it is hoped that everyone can maintain Jatidiri Stadium properly.
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At the front of Jatidiri Stadium, there is a model depicting the contents of Jatidiri Stadium. The mockup becomes new profile for visitors who come and want to see the whole.
After experiencing a change, Jatidiri Stadium looks even more beautiful. Many have taken pictures or photos here.
Then the photos are mostly included in social media such as Instagram, Facebook or twitter.
Of course this can be a matter of pride for the citizens of Semarang if the stadium which is the identity of PSIS, especially Semarang City can be known throughout Indonesia.
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The rebuilding of the Jatidiri Stadium in Semarang was rebuilt. Even though the construction of phase 2 ago was arguably a failure because there were so many auction participants who did not meet the requirements.
But last August the repair process was carried out. This renovation can not be carried out all at once but through stages. Lack of budget is said to be the cause.
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PSIS, which is currently still actively participating in official matches, is now also experiencing the impact of renovations, namely being evacuated to another place.
Laskar Mahesa Jenar, as PSIS is called, must find a replacement in order to continue practicing as usual.
Now, they are currently moving to Kebondalem Stadium in Kendal and Moch Soebroto in Magelang.
So for you PSIS fans, you can watch them train at the stadium.
Some of the renovations were grass, athletic track, scoring board, electrical equipment in the stadium and also facilities provided for the organizing committee, players, coaches, referees and especially spectators.
Some of the places in Jatidiri Stadium are old and rusty, therefore they have had to undergo a new replacement.
The grass belonging to the Jatidiri Stadium was not suitable to be replaced with a type Zoysia Matarella.
Of course, this type of grass has good quality, namely sharp leaves and rigidity that makes it safe and comfortable for the players to play.
The main entrance to the stadium will also move to the east. It can be seen from the existing design mockups that it will look very luxurious and magnificent when the Jatidiri Stadium is finished.
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You will be able to see the difference how after undergoing renovations. PSIS supporters hope that this construction will be completed soon so that their proud stadium can be equalized with others.
The provincial government itself expects a complex development with Sport Center The surge. The provincial government hopes that the standards given for Jatidiri Stadium can be of international standard.
Road to Location
There are so many things you can take when going to Jatidiri Stadium. Especially if you are a lover of Indonesian football, especially PSIS, then you must know this map or route by heart.
The alternatives that are used are many, you can use private vehicles such as cars and motorbikes or also public transportation.
For private vehicles, just look at some of the directions that are already on the road. Or you can use the coordinates that we have given above.
You can connect these coordinates to smartphone which exists. Yes, just download the GPS application or map on line then the floor plan or route will automatically appear.
You just have to follow the direction that has been appointed, then you will soon arrive at Jatidir Stadium. Take it easy, don’t worry, this route usually gives the right directions.
Meanwhile, for those of you who use public transportation such as buses, the route that can be started is the Terboyo Terminal. Terboyo Terminal also accepts routes from outside the city of Semarang.
Now, after leaving the terminal you can continue by taking the Trans Semarang Bus. There are 3 corridors for this Trans bus so you have to choose the second one.
For directions originating from Pati, Kudus and Demak, you can get off at the Sukun Stop then proceed towards PLN Jatingaleh which is heading for Jatidiri Stadium.
Jatidiri Stadium in Semarang is open 24 hours for visitors. So you can come at any time, although it is better if you visit this place in the afternoon or evening.
It was different when the PSIS match was held, of course, visitors were not allowed to enter because preparations were being made. You can only enter to view the match.
Price of admission
For the admission fee when visiting is actually free of charge or free. It’s just that when you want to enter to see the match, you have to buy an entrance ticket.
For match ticket prices usually vary between 50 thousand to 150 thousand. Ticket prices depend on which stand you choose. So when will you visit Jatidiri Stadium?