Places To Visit In Surabaya

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Country rank: 4 out of 16 Places To Visit In Indonesia

Sub-Region: West Java

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Here are the top 57 tourist attractions to see in Surabaya:

1. House of Sampoerna

House of Sampoerna

3.7

4 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

A symbol of early 20th century Surabaya, the House of Sampoerna currently houses a fascinating museum on tobacco, and a cigarette factory.

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2. Suramadu National Bridge

Suramadu National Bridge

4.3

9 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

Jembatan in the Indonesian language means Bridge and thus, Jembatan Suramadu means the Surabaya-Madura Bridge. The Bridge has been categorised as a national bridge and spans to a total length of 5.4 km. It looks very scenic at night with the dark sky and the bright lamps. The Surabaya-Madura Bridge ...

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3. Monumen Kapal Selam

Monumen Kapal Selam

4.4

1 kms
from city center

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3 out of 57
Places To Visit in Surabaya

The Pasopati, a Russian submarine was commissioned into the Indonesian naval in 1962 for the Aru sea battle, to liberate the locals from the Dutch occupation. Now, known as Monumen Kapal Selam, it houses a museum which takes you deeper into the history of the Dutch rule in Indonesia and the struggle...

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4. Bungkul Park

Bungkul Park

4.0

4 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

After a tiring day of travel, if you want to just relax and unwind, then the Bungkul Park in Surabaya is the destination. From food stalls, beautiful fountains, skateboarding ramps to kids playground, this park provides an opportunity to relax and cool down from the city heat, crowded streets, and t...

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  • OYO 388 Raka Residence Syariah

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5. Cheng Ho Mosque

Cheng Ho Mosque

3.4

1 kms
from city center

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5 out of 57
Places To Visit in Surabaya

The Cheng Ho Mosque, built by the Chinese Muslim community of Indonesia, was constructed to pay respect to Zheng, a Chinese admiral, also a Muslim, for his work of spreading the word of Islam. The beautiful mosque takes inspiration from a blend of Chinese, Malaysian and Indonesian architecture, maki...

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6. Sanggar Agung Temple

Sanggar Agung Temple

3.3

6 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

You don̥t always get to see a temple with a blend of Chinese, Balinese, Javanese and Thai architecture. The Sanggar Agung temple was built in the year 1999 by the Tridharma followers, originally as a worship place which later emerged as one of the major tourist destinations of Surabaya due to the f...

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7. Masjid al Akbar

Masjid al Akbar

4.4

10 kms
from city center

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7 out of 57
Places To Visit in Surabaya

With beautiful turquoise tiled domes and contemporary architecture, the Al Akbar Mosque is surely going to be a delight to your eyes. Being the second largest mosque in Indonesia, the Masjid also has a tall minaret which offers an eagle̥s eye view of the beautiful Surabaya city̥s landscape.

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8. Galaxy Mall

Galaxy Mall

3.8

4 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

Galaxy mall is another favourite shopping destination in Surabaya; though not as big as the other malls the mall still attracts a large crowd due to its proximity to the city centre. The mall has five floors consisting of some top retails like pizza hut, KFC, HokBen, and more! You can spend your tim...

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9. Ciputra Waterpark

Ciputra Waterpark

4.2

13 kms
from city center

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9 out of 57
Places To Visit in Surabaya

The biggest waterpark in Indonesia, the Ciputra Water Park is one of the must-visit spots in Surabaya.

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10. Suroboyo Monument

Suroboyo Monument

3.2

5 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

Ever wonder how Surabaya how it got its name? Then you must visit the Suroboyo statue. Derived from the Javanese words 'suro' meaning shark and 'boyo' meaning crocodile, the statue depicts just that: a battle between a crocodile and a shark.

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Best Sightseeing and Tourist Attractions in Surabaya

11. Tunjungan Plaza

Tunjungan Plaza

4.0

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

A shopper's paradise, the Tunjungan Plaza is one of the biggest shopping centres in Surabaya with over 500 retail stores within. Boutiques, cinemas, supermarkets, children play arcade, bookstores, clothing to restaurants you can find it all over here. The plaza also houses 5-star hotels like the She...

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12. Chinatown, Surabaya

Chinatown, Surabaya

3.8

3 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

A blast of culture, Chinatown is primarily a Buddhist-Taoist area, filled with shops and temples.

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13. Tugu Pahlawan

Tugu Pahlawan

4.3

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

The Tugu Pahlawan also known as ?Heroes Monument̥ was constructed to give tribute to the freedom fighters who gave up their lives to free the nation from the foreign aggregators. Standing at a height of 135 feet, the monument is a perfect destination to understand more about the struggles of Indone...

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14. Suroboyo Carnival Park

Suroboyo Carnival Park

4.2

10 kms
from city center

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14 out of 57
Places To Visit in Surabaya

A perfect family time destination, the Suroboyo carnival park has many attractions ranging from rip-roaring roller coasters to fancy science park for the children. You can spend your time enjoying different attractions or binging on food from a variety of food trucks. The entrance fee is quite affor...

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15. Pakuwon Food Festival

Pakuwon Food Festival

3.6

6 kms
from city center

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15 out of 57
Places To Visit in Surabaya

If you are a foodie, you are simply going to love the Pakuwon Food Festival. Usually, starting at around 5:00 PM the festival goes on till 11:00 PM. You can find all the local delicacies in one place with some top restaurants running here as well. The atmosphere at night is very vibrant with decorat...

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16. Surabaya Town Square

Surabaya Town Square

3.7

5 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

The Surabaya Town Square or more commonly known as Sutos is the most happening place in the town. It̥s the only mall in Surabaya which is open until midnight and has everything from restaurants, cinema halls, karaoke, clubs, cafes and a lot more! There are also many music festivals happening here f...

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17. Hutan Bambu

Hutan Bambu

3.8

7 kms
from city center

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17 out of 57
Places To Visit in Surabaya

A perfect destination for nature lovers or photographers, the Hutan Bambu is a small forest with really tall bamboo trees on both sides of a beautiful trail. It makes an attractive path for evening walks, photographs and also has a very stunning garden attached to it exhibiting some beautiful flower...

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18. Masjid Ampel

Masjid Ampel

4.3

3 kms
from city center

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18 out of 57
Places To Visit in Surabaya

The Masjid Ampel was built in 1421, by Sunan Ampel, one of the nine revered saints of Islam in Indonesia. Being one of the religious attractions of Surabaya, what makes the Masjid Ampel different from other mosques is the beautiful fusion of Javanese and Arab architectural style of the building.

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19. Trowulan

Trowulan

3.8

53 kms
from city center

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19 out of 57
Places To Visit in Surabaya

An archaeological remnant of Indonesian history, Trowulan is a picturesque historical town.

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20. Surabaya North Quay

Surabaya North Quay

4.1

7 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

If you love beautiful landscapes, then the Surabaya North Quay is the perfect place offering a very scenic but dramatic view of the sea, the port, and the passing cruise ships. You can spend your evening clicking pictures or simply enjoying the mesmerising sunset. It̥s called the 'north quay' becau...

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21. Old Town

Old Town

4.3

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

Interestingly picturesque, this part of Surabaya is filled with old buildings and interesting souvenirs.

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22. Arab Market

Arab Market

3.7

3 kms
from city center

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22 out of 57
Places To Visit in Surabaya

An exact replica of a North African bazaar, the Arab Market is famous for its spices and cheap commodities.

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23. Governor's Residence

Governor's Residence

3.9

0 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

The Governor̥s Residence, also known as the Grahadi, is a historical building which was built in 1795 during the Dutch rule. ?Grahadi̥ a Sanskrit word for ?Grahḁ meaning house and ?Adi̥ meaning high degree. The building is an architectural wonder having stood for almost two centuries, now also ...

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24. Jembatan Merah

Jembatan Merah

3.7

3 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

Jembatan Merah is an old bridge also known as ?The Red Bridge̥ not because of its colour, but the bloodshed the bridge witnessed in the war between the locals and the colonials. The bridge runs across the exquisite Kali Mas River, joining the two parts of the city of Surabaya, and is one of the mos...

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25. Museum Surabaya

Museum Surabaya

3.4

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

The Museum Surabaya or the Gedung Siola, as is known locally, is one of the oldest building in Surabaya having great historical value. Located in the East Java province, it was initially used as a defence structure which was later converted into a museum, showcasing old government and hospital equip...

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26. Monumen Bambu Runcing

Monumen Bambu Runcing

3.3

1 kms
from city center

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26 out of 57
Places To Visit in Surabaya

The ?Monumen Bambu Runcing̥ or the Pointed Bamboo Monument is a structure representing three upright bamboo spears surrounded by beautiful fountains and a garden with flowers. It is one of the major tourist attractions in Surabaya and particularly looks gorgeous at night when illuminated with lamps...

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27. Plaza Marina

Plaza Marina

3.3

7 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

The Plaza Marina is a small but famous shopping mall situated in the heart of Surabaya city. It̥s mainly famous for mobile phones, computers, laptops and small electronic gadgets and also houses some food stalls. You can get smartphones for a lower price over here than the other places in the city ...

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28. Kong Co Kong Tik Cun Ong Temple

Kong Co Kong Tik Cun Ong Temple

3.3

17,404 kms
from city center

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28 out of 57
Places To Visit in Surabaya

The Kong Co Kong Tik Cun Ong Temple is an exquisite Buddhist temple in east Surabaya known for its fusion of Confucius and Taoist architectural style. On a normal day, you will find pilgrims praying, lighting candles and burning incense sticks in the temple. As you enter, you will notice beautiful c...

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29. Gereja Santa Perawan Maria

Gereja Santa Perawan Maria

3.3

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

Gereja Santa Perawan Maria' also known as the Church Of The Birth Of Our Lady is an exquisite Catholic church with gothic architecture. The awe-inspiring church was the first Roman Catholic Church to be built in Surabaya in the year 1900 and will surely leave you flabbergasted with its eye-pleasing ...

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30. Balai Pemuda

Balai Pemuda

4.5

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

One of the best examples of Dutch architecture in Surabaya, the Balai Pemuda or the Youth Hall of Surabaya is an important historical building of the city.

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31. Jalesveva Jayamahe Monument

Jalesveva Jayamahe Monument

3.2

7 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

The Jalesveva Jayamahe Monument or more commonly known as Monjaya is a statue representing the glory of the Indonesian navy. The Sanskrit words ?Jalesveva Jayamahe̥ meaning ?our glory is at seḁ represents the Indonesian navy̥s motto and their preparedness for facing any situation. The monument o...

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32. Suroboyo Bridge

Suroboyo Bridge

3.2

5 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

The moment you get out of the Juanda International Airport you will come across the famous but modern Suroboyo Bridge. The beautiful bridge is renowned for its rainbow fountain show which happens every Saturday night. The best time to visit the bridge would be in the evening as you get to see the be...

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33. Ten November Museum

Ten November Museum

3.2

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

The Ten November Museum represents an important date within its name. ?10th November̥ is celebrated as the heroes̥ day in Surabaya, dedicated to the soldiers who gave up their lives for independence. The museum showcases weapons which were used in the battle of Surabaya while also providing plenty...

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34. Museum Kesehatan Dr Adhyatma MPH

Museum Kesehatan Dr Adhyatma MPH

3.1

3 kms
from city center

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34 out of 57
Places To Visit in Surabaya

The Museum Kesehatan Dr Adhyatma MPH is a famous museum existing in an old building from the pre-independent Indonesian times. It features the vast Indonesian medical history dating back to the early 20th century and showcases medical equipment, some skeletons and the photos of some renowned doctors...

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35. Pasar Pabean

Pasar Pabean

3.1

3 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

The Pasar Pabean is one of the oldest and most traditional markets of Indonesia, lying in the vicinity of the eastern Surabaya. You can spend your time shopping for some local vegetables, fruits and fresh seafood here. Housed inside an old-fashioned yellow building, it was once known to be the only ...

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36. Monumen Gubernur Suryo

Monumen Gubernur Suryo

3.1

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

Situated in the province of East Java, the Monumen Gubernur Suryo is located around a small park. The statue was constructed in honour of the first governor of East Java, also a national hero. It̥s quite stunning at night when illuminated. You will come across the statue many times while on touring...

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37. Kenjeran Park

Kenjeran Park

3.0

5 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

The Kenjeran Park is a perfect place to visit when in Surabaya, as it is close to many of the famous tourist destinations of the city. With the entry fee, you get access to many attractions like the Sanggar Agung Temple, the four-faced Buddha statue, and the pagoda. You can even spot the Surabaya Ma...

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38. ITC Surabaya Mega Grosir

ITC Surabaya Mega Grosir

3.0

2 kms
from city center

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38 out of 57
Places To Visit in Surabaya

An excellent place for those who love shopping, the ITC Surabaya Mega Grosir is a very happening shopping mall located in east java. You can directly get a bus from the Purabaya terminal to the mall. From clothes, shoes to toys you can find everything here. There are also a lot of local restaurants ...

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39. Kenjeran Beach

Kenjeran Beach

3.0

3 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

One of the prime tourist attractions of Surabaya, the Kenjeran Beach is favoured due to a large number of Chinese buildings present around its coastline. Most tourists visit the beach to witness the lovely Chinese architecture. There are also a lot of food stalls available on the beach as well as a ...

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40. City of Tomorrow

City of Tomorrow

3.0

10 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

A great place for all the shopaholics, the City of Tomorrow is one of the largest malls of Surabaya and is very close to the airport. It houses a variety of retail stores and restaurants ranging from big brands to local brands. There is also a children̥s play area inside the mall making it a perfec...

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41. Apsari Park

Apsari Park

3.0

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

The Apsari Park is a small but beautiful park situated in Surabaya city. You can find many communities, families, and friends relaxing and unwinding here on the weekends. It is excellent for those looking to unwind after a busy day in the bustling streets of Surabaya. The iconic statue of Governor S...

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42. Jalan Pahlawan

Jalan Pahlawan

3.0

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Surabaya

The Jalan Pahlawan is a beautiful street where you can witness Dutch architecture and beautiful colonial-era buildings. You can spend your time shopping, enjoying the busy streets or just enjoying the local cuisines at various restaurants. Most of the buildings are very old, dating back to the colon...

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