Things must do in Surabaya

Friday, December 4, 2015 0 comments

Surabaya as the main gate to enter east java, well connected flights to all over cities in Indonesia, train line that connect all parts of Java. Surabaya also well known as one of business center  and offering a modern life style with all facilities that the city has. Instead of modern Surabaya today, this city was a battle field of colonial epic war that occurred in 1945 where the whole people of the city take a part in for the battle. Today the battle is no more, but if you want to know more about the history of Surabaya you can't miss these places to be visited.



House of Sampoerna 
An old building that used for producing the most famous Indonesian cigarette kretek. There are some parts of the building beside the factory itself, a museum, painting gallery, and a cafe. In a factory you could see hand rolled process of cigarette that used by women, surely their hand is faster than modern machine. The best part is "Surabaya Sparkling Bus", they provide free tourism bus that will take you explore old Surabaya. For more information please visit their official page at House of Sampoerna.

Cheng Ho - Chinese Style Mosque
A classic historycal mosque as an honored for admiral Cheng Ho, a Chinese admiral that worship Islam in his life. There will be always a guy who is ready to explain to the visitors about the story of this mosque.
Cheng Ho Mosque address  
Jalan Gading No. 2, Ketabang, Genteng,Surabaya, Jawa Timur 60272. Phone:(031) 5342112 ; Open Daily
Heroes Monument
A place where you would be taken into past 1945 when a big revolutionary battle was happen in Surabaya.

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