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Surabaya walking tour

Like many large Indonesian cities, at first glance Surabaya doesn’t scream out “walking town”, but upon closer inspection, it is actually a great town for a stroll, with pavements that rarely need security warnings, plenty of shade, loads of less-trafficked laneways and no shortage of places to snack at. ... Read more about Surabaya walking tour .


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Trowulan
60 kilometres southwest of Surabaya

Off the radar of many foreign tourists, simply put, Trowulan is one of the most significant historical sites in the whole of Southeast ... Read more about Trowulan .

Joko Dolog
Taman Apsari, Surabaya

Joko Dolog is an easy to miss but significant Buddhist antiquity secluded among food carts and traffic in a corner of ... Read more about Joko Dolog .

Monumen Kapal Selam
Jalan Pemuda 39, Surabaya

Not exactly the first thing you expect to see walking around the downtown streets of Surabaya, the Monumen Kapal Selam has a single exhibit—the Pasopati 410—a Russian Whiskey class ... Read more about Monumen Kapal Selam .

House of Sampoerna
Taman Sampoerna 6, Surabaya
T: (031) 353 9000

Only in Indonesia could someone buying an abandoned orphanage to turn it into a cigarette factory, be passed off in the official brochures without the slightest of raised eyebrows—welcome to one of Surabaya’s most popular “attractions” the House of ... Read more about House of Sampoerna .


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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Surabaya? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Indonesia.


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