Surabaya Travel Guide
Second biggest city as well as the capital of East Java.
Surabaya derived its name from the sura and buaya. The former and latter are shark and crocodile in bahasa respectively. It is a local myth that these two animals had a showdown to claim the throne of “the strongest and most powerful animal in the area”. Now the Surabay...
Places In Surabaya
Where to Explore in Surabaya
The House of Sampoerna
Yes, it is the makers of the kretek cigarettes. However, don’t be deceived by the name, the House of Sampoerna is more a museum of living history than a factory produc...
Shop In Surabaya
Where to Shop in Indonesia
Despite its simple exterior, the shopping centre actually consists of quite a number of floors with clothing, batik, handicraft, jewellery and home ware products. And they cost three times cheaper ...
Where to Stay in Surabaya
Conveniently located between the ride from the airport to the city, the Shangri-La in Surabaya boasts a brand new spa, the common enjoyment of businessmen, and a massive pool for chilling out. T...
Restaurant In Surabaya
Where to Eat in Surabaya
An Italian restaurant with a good reputation.
Address: Shangri-La Hotel
Chinese restaurant serving excellent Cantonese cui...
Nightlife In Surabaya
Where to Party in Surabaya
The crowd at Desperadoes starts building up at around 9pm, which is unlike the clubs in Jakarta where it’s only at midnight when anyone shows up. Address:...