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Heroes Monument/Tugu Pahlawan in Jawa Timur
Heroes Monument/Tugu Pahlawan
Distance from hotel: 1.9 Kms
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Experience the warrior spirit at the heroes monument surabaya

Admire the landmark that recognizes all Indonesian warriors that died defending Surabayan independence on November 10, 1945. This epic battle was the birth of Indonesian independence. Today, on Tembaan Street in front of the East Java Governor's Office, a towering 45-foot monolith pays tribute to all Indonesian warriors killed during that historic battle. Feel the warrior spirit of "arek-arek Suroboyo" (Surabaya's people) at this stone monument and tour the museum for an intriguing history lesson.


Prices -

Adults - IDR 2.000; Children - IDR 1.500; Groups of 30+ entitled to discount of 10-20%.

Hours -

Tuesday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.; Sat. & Sunday, 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.; Closed Mondays.


  • Surabaya Culture Parade
  • Annual Patriotic Celebration
  • Yosakai Dance Festival


  • Informational Movie
  • Observation Benches
  • Educational Tours
  • Walking Path
  • History
  • Museum


  • Why is this monument important?

    This landmark monument in the city of Surabaya is dedicated to the soldiers who died during the Battle of Surabaya on November 10, 1945. This battle pitted Arek-Arek Suroboyo warriors against forces attempting to re-colonize Indonesia.
  • Do I have to buy ticket for the museum?

    While admission to the square around the monument is free, there is a nominal fee of IDR 5.000 per person to enter the history museum. The museum is located beneath the monument and offers an intriguing glimpse into the history of Indonesia.

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