Tag - History

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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Pray at the Church of the Birth of Our Lady

Whenever we see a religious building like a mosque, church or temple we want to see it up close. Discover details. Feel the mystery behind the old bricks. Those buildings like the Church of the Birth of Our Lady have the power to attract us to them. History Since the 16oo, some parts of Indonesia came under the administration of the Dutch government. Later, around...

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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...

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Dive into a real submarine

History With a length of 76 meters long, this monument is the largest submarine monument of Asia and attracts a lot of visitors each year. Built by the Russians and used by the Indonesians until the 60’s, since then it has become a very interesting land object. Timing For a small fee at the entrance you can enter the area and see and touch this giant. It must feel...

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Taman Festival, discover the abandoned theme park

Ready to explore a cool abandoned place? Don’t miss Taman Festival in Sanur near Denpasar! How to get there You can easily take a Grab from the nearby places and head to the park. Beware, at the ‘entrance gate’ there is a local, self-appointed guard. We heard and read stories about him getting quite aggressive if you don’t pay whatever fee he will ask for. But don’t...

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Chinese New Year

A memorable experience! Are you traveling in Asia between the 21st of January and the 20th of February? Then you will most likely get to experience and enjoy the Chinese New Year! Joeri with his Zodiac-sign the Snake Eline with her Zodiac-sign the Monkey History and Chinese Zodiacs Chinese New Year will not be celebrated on the 31th of December and January first...