Surabaya Travel Guide


Surabaya is located in Java (East) in Indonesia. There are several interesting places to visit around Surabaya. Around Surabaya are several temples and old historic buildings. You should at least have visited the Heroes Monument when you are here.

There are several things you can do around Surabaya, for example or if you are looking for some nice pictures, head out to Suramadu Bridge and don't forget to bring your camera. Or, if you are a bit tired of the standard things, you can visit one of the attractions Surabaya has to offer and spend a day in the park, like for example Suramadu Bridge.

Surabaya History

Surabaya is also called The City of Heroes for its service in gaining Indonesian Independence. In both during the Dutch and Japanese occupation, the people of Surabaya fought hard to gain independence. The finale was on November 10th, 1945 when the people of Surabaya occupied Oranye Hotel which was the symbol of colonialism at that time. To honor that day 10 November has become Heroes Day until now. Read more Surabaya History

Getting to Surabaya

Flying to Surabaya: Surabaya is served by Juanda International Airport. Juanda International Airport is located about 10 km south from Surabaya. A taxi into the city from Juanda International Airport would cost IDR 110.000. Read more about Juanda International Airport or look for flights to Surabaya

A train to Surabaya: Surabaya is also reachable by train. The city has several train stations where long-distance trains stop: station Surabaya Gubeng, station Surabaya Pasar Turi, station Wonokromo.
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