Surabaya is probably better known as a business city as it has a port where export and import occur. But, this city can still be your next holiday destination, thanks to some of its charming tourist attractions. We list down five of them for your vacation guide in Surabaya.
1. Surabaya North Quay
Surabaya North Quay is located on the second and third floors of the grand building of Gapura Surya Nusantara Terminal. In addition to the location for a port for luxury international vessels, visitors can also enjoy beautiful views along the Port of Tanjung Perak. Here you can watch live music performances, art attractions, local community product exhibitions, and culinary markets.
Address: North Perak, Pabean Cantian, Surabaya
Hours: 11 am – 8 pm (Tue-Sun)
2. Air Mancur Menari (Dancing Fountain)
The dancing fountain was inaugurated on July 9, 2016, along with the Surabaya Bridge. Since being inaugurated, 800-meter long dancing fountain and the bridge have become a hip tourist destination for both tourists and citizens of Surabaya. This Dancing Fountain is also beautifully and neatly equipped with lighting. Successfully changing the image of the Surabaya coastal area to become more familiar and modern. The dancing fountain show happens every Saturday at 8 pm for an hour long.
Address: Kenjeran, Bulak, Surabaya
3. House of Sampoerna Museum
The Museum offers a truly unique experience for visitors. Discover the story of the founding family and the development of Sampoerna’s business, and observe a real hand-rolled production facility with more than 400 women hand-rolling cigarettes at a speed of more than 325 cigarettes per hour. The museum also equipped with classic-theme cafe and gift shop along with some art installations and art house outside the building.
Address: Taman Sampoerna No.6, Krembangan Utara, Pabean Cantian, Surabaya
Hours: 9 am – 6 pm (Sun-Sat)
Phone: (031) 3539000
4. Kenjeran Park
Before becoming the Kenjeran Park, the area used to be a slum area. Thanks to Mayor Risma, the area not only became one of the most favorite tourist attractions in the city but also brought income for the local residents. Here, you can enjoy the beautiful sunset at the beach, as well as having fun at the Atlantis Land. Take photos at the Budha temple and pagodas.
Address: Jl. Pantai Ria Kenjeran, Sukolilo Baru, Surabaya
Hours: 24 Hours
5. Mangrove Wonorejo Ecotourism
Entering the Mangrove Wonorejo Ecotourism area, which is also called Surabaya Bamboo Forest, you will immediately be treated to views of green and lush mangrove forests. After passing through the entrance, the track to explore this forest has been served. The tracks are safe even when the tide is high. So, you can feel comfortable during your visit here. Besides being able to enjoy the beauty of mangrove forests, you can also study mangrove vegetation and animals that live in the ecosystem. Information about animals and mangrove vegetation are available on every corner of the track.
Address: Jl. Raya Wonorejo No. 1, Rungkut, Surabaya
Hours: 8 am – 6 pm (Sun-Sat)
Phone: (031) 8796880