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Surabaya

Surabaya, the best things to do

Are you interested in Indonesia because of her rich history?Visit Surabaya! (Or the Dutch way; Soerabaja. You will see this variety many times when visiting)If you come to Surabaya, you can expect to see many museums, statues and places in memory of the World War II and about their history as a Dutch Colony for many years. Besides that, Surabaya offers you the...

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Feel free at the Heroes Monument

History The Heroes Monument is in the centre of Surabaya and is very important to the Indonesian people. This monument is represents the people who died in the independancy battle in 1945. Indonesia has been fighting against the Britisch and Japanese for weeks. They believe that between 5.000 and 15.000 Indonesian and around 300 Britisch men lost their lives. The men...