Indonesia’s second-largest city and East Java’s administrative capital is known as “the city of heroes” due to its role in the nation’s independence struggle. Tree-lined streets and beautiful mosques dot the city and nearby attractions including Mount Bromo, Indonesia’s most famous volcano, make Surabaya popular among tourists.
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House of Sampoerna
Gereja Katolik Kelah...
Visit the Gereja Katolik Kelahiran Santa Perawan Maria, now the oldest church in Surabaya. This charming structure on Kepanje...
Masjid Al Akbar Sura...
Marvel at the Masjid Al Akbar Surabaya, one of the biggest and most beautiful mosques in Southeast Asia. It features an eleva...
Head to Balai Pemuda and watch a Reog Ponorogo performance, a traditional mask dance depicting a fight between the king of Po...
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- Flying time from Singapore2 hours 25 minutes
- CurrencyIndonesian Rupiah (IDR)
- Airport to city22 kilometres
- Airport taxInternational flights IDR210,000
- ClimateTropical weather year round but wetter in the first few months of the year. Dress code is informal but try to wear non-revealing clothes as a mark of respect to the country’s predominantly Muslim values
- Best time to goOctober to February when you get cooler weather
- ActivitiesGolfing, visits to spas, shopping (bring home keropok, mangos, leather products, furniture, silver and batik), visits to historical sites