Explore Surabaya
Surabaya beckons you to the mystical east
While Surabaya may be best known as a gateway city for Mount Bromo, it is still a thriving city of over 3 million people that offers plenty to do and see.
Attractions
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Attractions

House of Sampoerna
The House of Sampoerna is a Dutch colonial-style compound built in 1858. It is now a preserved historical site and serves as a cigarette museum as well as a factory for Sampoerna (a cigarette brand).

The complex contains a café, a merchandise kiosk and an art gallery. The building on the west side remains the official family residence.

Inside the museum, you will engage in the unique experience of the story of the founding family as well as being able to see a real hand-roll production facility.

Finally, you can try rolling a Dji Sam Soe cigarette. You can join the 3,900 women in this plant that hand-roll cigarettes using traditional equipment, and try to compete as they do roll at a speed of more than 325 cigarettes per hour.

The complex provides a city sightseeing bus tour (Surabaya Heritage Track) that operates daily; an English-speaking tour guide is provided for some tours.

Cheng Ho Mosque
The Cheng Ho Mosque is the first mosque in Indonesia built using Chinese-style architecture. Located in Jalan Gading, the mosque was built in 2002 to commemorate Admiral Cheng Ho for his contributions in introducing Islam to the Chinese community in Indonesia.

Taman Safari II
Taman Safari II is a branch of Taman Safari located in Prigen, Pasuruan, East Java (It is about 50km/31ml from Juanda International Airport, Surabaya and about 45km/28ml from Malang. It lies on the slope of Mount Arjuno, 800 to 1,500 metres (2,600 to 4,900 feet) above sea level and covers about 300 hectares (740 acres).

Taman Safari II has around 2,500 animals, the majority of which are Indonesian, including Bengal tigers, Giraffe, Malayan Sun Bear, Orangutan, Hippo, zebra, cheetah, elephants, and komodos. There are also many conserved faunas here, including the Bali Starling, a small white Mynah bird. The safari is a drive through and it is possible to be extremely close to all the animals. The animals can literally stick their heads in your vehicle if you do not keep your windows closed as advised. Six wildlife shows are on property including a Wild West Show, Dolphin Show, and Elephant Show. Also, inside the amusement park section of Taman Safari are a few small rides.

The zoo features a small petting zoo which also includes photo areas where for a small fee guests can take pictures with various animals such as baby lions, tigers, and leopards.

Jatim Park II
Located in the city of Batu, Malang, Jatim Park II offers you mountain and green scenery with a fresh breeze.
Within the area of 15 hectares, Jatim Park II offers you the unique experience of visiting the Batu Secret Zoo and Museum Satwa (Animal Museum).

The Suramadu Bridge
The Suramadu Bridge was completed in 2009 and it connects Surabaya to the island of Madura over the Madura Strait. Suramadu is an abbreviation for Surabaya-Madura, and the bridge shortens the travelling time to Madura Island by up to 90 minutes.

Tugu Pahlawan

The Heroes Monument (Tugu Pahlawan) is a monument in Surabaya, East Java. It is the main symbol of the city, dedicated to the people who died during the Battle of Surabaya on 10 November 1945. The "10 November Museum" is located under the monument.

This monument is 41.15 metres tall and is phallus-shaped. It was built to commemorate the events of 10 November 1945 at the Battle of Surabaya. It is the venue every 10 November for the commemoration of the events of 1945, when many heroes died in the war of independence.

Klenteng Sanggar Agung

Sanggar Agung Temple or Hong San Tang (Chinese: 宏善堂) is a Chinese temple in Surabaya dedicated to Chinese deities and other Asian religious icons. It is located within the Pantai Ria amusement park and has become a tourist destination, even though it is originally a worship place for Tridharma followers. The name of Sanggar Agung is derived from Indonesian language which can be translated as Great Hall.

Quick Facts
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Quick Facts

Capital of East Java, Surabaya is Indonesia’s second-large city. It is a busy port, with principal exports that include sugar, tobacco and coffee.

The city derives its name from the words sura (shark) and buaya (crocodile), which appear together in the city’s flag.

Nature
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Nature

Mount Bromo

Resting in Tengger, over 120 kilometres off Surabaya, is a renowned volcanic complex sprawling on the vast caldera of an ancient volcano. The famous volcano of this complex is called Mount Bromo or Gunung Bromo.

The surrounding area, called Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, comprises 4 lakes, 50 rivers and striking mountain ranges. It is also home for diverse species of fauna and flora, some of them endangered and endemic.

Hutan Bambu Keputih

Surabaya Bamboo Garden is also known as Keputih Bamboo Garden, because of its location in Keputih. Keputih Bamboo Garden is reminiscent of the Sagano Bamboo Forest in Japan. Standing on an area of 40 hectares, which is divided into Bamboo Forest, Harmoni Park, and Public Space Park. Keputih Bamboo Garden is the right choice to calm the mind in the middle of the crowded city of Surabaya.

Transportation
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Transportation
Several options for getting around Surabaya exist. These include taxis, public transit, becak, and ojek.
Shopping
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Shopping

Ciputra World Surabaya, Tunjungan Plaza, Grand City, Galaxy Mall, Pakuwon Mall, Lenmarc, Royal Plaza Surabaya, East Coast and Surabaya Plaza are just some of the famous shopping centres available, while Hi-Tech Mall, WTC and Plasa Marina are the computer and mobile phone shopping centres in Surabaya.

Ciputra World Surabaya
Ciputra World is located just across from Shangri-La Surabaya. This prestigious shopping mall offers a selection of international brand fashion apparel for men and women, exquisite dining and cinemas.

Tunjungan Plaza
Tunjungan Plaza on Jalan Basuki Rachmat is one of the biggest shopping mall. This magnificent shopping complex is a composite of six blocks housing elegant food courts, a cutting-edge cineplex, high-end fashion boutiques, supermarkets and bookshops.

Pakuwon Mall

Pakuwon Mall is the biggest and currently most luxurious shopping mall in the city and one of the grandest in Indonesia. It comprises of 1 CBD (Central Business District) with 3 mall blocks and is located in Puncak Lontar Indah area in the West Surabaya district. It houses two cineplexes, lots of dining options and food courts, high-end fashion boutiques, two hypermarkets, and bookshops.

Address

JL. May. Jend. Sungkono 120, Surabaya 60256 Indonesia

Phone

(62 31) 6003 8888

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