The Monumen Perjuangan POLRI was built to memorialize the efforts of the Surabaya Special Police troops during the freedom struggle. The monument also has plaques and has inscriptions that educate visitors about the happenings of November 1945. The Special Police forces were instrumental during the seizure of Indonesian independence from colonial powers and played a central role during the Battle of Surabaya.
The recently renovated Monumen Perjuangan POLRI is a great place for street photography or to dig deeper into the history of Surabaya, the Monumen Perjuangan POLRI is situated in the province of East Java. Located in the heart of Surabaya city, it has recently been developed with some lighting work and a small garden around it as well.