Surabaya is also one of the main cities for homecoming destinations. One way to enjoy Eid holidays in Surabaya is to take a vacation with friends and family. Explore the city and find several spots that become the characteristics and icons of Surabaya. If your home city destination is Surabaya, we have several recommendations for things to do while you go home for Eid in Surabaya.

Sightseeing at Surabaya North Quay

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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 of 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.

Get into Nature at Ekowisata Mangrove Wonorejo

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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.

Get fun together at Atlantis Land

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Atlantis Land, which is located in the Kenjeran Park area, is one of the tourist attractions in Surabaya which is still very new. In terms of concept, this Atlantis Land tourist spot seems to be inspired by Universal Studios in Singapore or Disneyland. Atlantis Land has several water and land rides that can be enjoyed by all age groups. There are various rides that you and your family can play at Atlantis Land. All rides in Atlantis Land are free, so you don’t have to pay anymore to enjoy the games here. The number of games to play is free and unlimited.

Staycation

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A long holiday is just around the corner. It’s not wrong to have a comfortable stay experience at hotels. It would be a wondrous idea to spend more quality time with your loved ones. Check our guide to the best staycation deals in Surabaya during this holiday.

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Culinary trip

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Between new ventures and chain eateries popping up, there are many legendary culinary spots that have stood against the test of time in Surabaya. While you’re in Surabaya why not exploring the legendary food stalls to reminisce the good old times. Here are some of the most legendary restaurants among locals in Surabaya you should pay a visit.

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Hunt souvenirs in Kampung Arab

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This area is inhabited by the majority of the population of Arab origin. Kampung Arab is one of the villages that is used as a tourist spot and gets the attention of many tourists. One of the main reasons is that it can be used as a religious tourism destination. Besides being able to get to know Arabic culture which is still thick, you can also hunt for souvenirs ranging from clothes, and perfume, to worship equipment sold in the village located in the Ampel area.

Get picturesque photos in Hutan Bambu Keputih

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For those of you who like to take pictures of natural scenery, Hutan Bambu Keputih can be an option. Initially, this land was only used as a garbage dump, which was later transformed into a bamboo forest with beautiful views like in Japan. With many beautiful and charming spots, bringing a camera is a must if you come here.

Visit the animal kingdom of Surabaya Zoo

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Surabaya Zoo is always crowded and in demand, especially during a long holiday. Its location in the city center makes the Surabaya Zoo always crowded every day. This zoo is one of the oldest in Indonesia. Here you can see a variety of animals owned by this zoo.

Have fun at Jatim Park

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If you’re eager to drive to Batu, Jawa Timur Park can be the right place to spend the excitement together with your family. Jawa Timur Park, commonly known as Jatim Park or JTP, is a complex of recreational and learning parks located in Batu, East Java, Indonesia. The complex has 3 parks, Jatim Park 1, Jatim Park 2, and Jatim Park 3. Jatim Park is one of the tourism icons of East Java and one of the most famous amusement parks in Indonesia.