Surabaya is the second largest city in Indonesia that will give you a memorable experience to enjoy its every corner of this city which known as the famous Heroes City. Experience the history at commemorative landmarks and attractions that pay tribute to Indonesian independence. Take a thrilling drive over Indonesia’s longest suspension bridge. Or indulge in a day of shopping, dining and entertainment at the largest mall in the region. Check out our local recommendations for the best to do in Surabaya
Jl. Basuki Rahmat No.8-12, Kedungdoro, Tegalsari, Kota SBY, Jawa Timur 60261
The biggest shopping mall in Surabaya, located only 400meters from Wyndham Surabaya. This one stop shopping will accommodate your needs in retail, entertainment and dining.
Jl. Pahlawan, Alun-alun Contong, Bubutan, Kota SBY, Jawa Timur, 60174
Build to dedicate all Indonesian warriors who died during the Battle of Surabaya on November 10, 1945, Heroes Monument or known as Tugu Pahlawan towering 41 meters monolith pays tribute to all Indonesian warriors killed during that historic battle. Feel the warrior spirit of “Arek-Arek Suroboyo” (Surabaya’s people) and explore all the historical objects in the museum 10 November 1945 for an intriguing history lesson.
Jalan Tol Suramadu, Tambak Wedi, Kenjeran, Kota SBY, Jawa Timur 60126
Soar like an eagle across the longest bridge in Indonesia. This one-of-a-kind suspension bridge rises a dramatic 30 meters above the Straights of Madura, and connects bustling Surabaya with quaint Madura Island. Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the surrounding countryside and sea as you travel across this engineering marvel. Locals and visitors alike respect the bridge for the convenience and beauty it lends to the area. Now you can also enjoy scenic vistas and easy access to the activities of Madura Island for free.
Jalan Kembang Jepun No. 192, Nyamplungan, Pabean Cantian, Krembangan Selatan, Krembangan Sel., Kremb, Kota SBY, Jawa Timur, 60161
Stand in the spot where history unfolded when you visit the demure yet culturally vital Jembatan Merah. This small red bridge in the heart of Surabaya is more than just a convenient way to cross the river. This is where Surabaya people were struggled to fight for Indonesia’s Independence. Jembatan Merah also known as the bridge that connected the two halves of the city. From this spot, you can start your journey to explore the Old City of Surabaya which has many cultures from Javanese, Chinese and Arabs.
Jl. Gading No.2, Ketabang, Genteng, Kota SBY, Jawa Timur 60272
Inspired by a first century Chinese mosque, this breathtaking structure brings together two cultures – Chinese & Muslim – into one harmonious experience. Culture and art enthusiasts can explore a place where diverse beliefs come together in a shining symbol of acceptance and unity. This Chinese-inspired mosque is covered in striking green, red and yellow and shaped like a pagoda. Exotic reliefs of Chinese lions and dragons peacefully coexist alongside the Arabic letters for Allah at the pagoda’s top, and the structure’s eight sides symbolize luck and glory, represented by the number 8 in the Chinese language. A school, sports court and canteen round out the complex.
Jl. Gubernur Suryo No.15, Embong Kaliasin, Genteng, Kota SBY, Jawa Timur 60271
One of the historical buildings builds around the 1920s by Cosman Citroen. The Balai Pemuda was originally built as the community hall for all the Dutch colonial settlers. This building with two spherical towers now serves as a hall where you can get information about Surabaya in the Surabaya Tourism Information Centre, venue for music or art festivals and as the community gathering place.
Jalan Basuki Rahmat 67 - 73, Surabaya, Indonesia