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Surabaya Meraih Gelar ‘Kota Terpopuler’ The Guangzhou International Award 2018

suarasurabaya[dot]net – Setelah sebelumnya Tri Rismaharini menggalang suara melalui unggahan videonya Instagram, hari ini surabaya dinobatkan sebagai Kota Terpopuler, dalam ajang The Guangzhou International Award 2018.

Sebelumnya di hadapan 400 juri dan 14 finalis The Guangzhou International Award 2018, Risma menyampaikan paparan presentasinya, bagaimana perkembangan Surabaya yang terus berinovasi menuju kota Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Dalam unggahan melalui akun Instagramnya, Risma mengumumkan kebahagiaannya atas kemenangan yang diraih Kota Surabaya, Jumat (7/12/2018).

Sembari mengunggah video prosesi penerimaan penghargaan, Risma juga mengungkapkan rasa syukur dan terima kasihnya pada masyarakat Indonesia, khususnya Surabaya.

Alhamdulillah Kota Surabaya resmi memenangkan penghargaan kota terpopuler secara online dalam ajang The Guangzhou International Award 2018. Terimakasih dukungan yang luar biasa dari warga Surabaya khususnya dan Masyarakat Indonesia. = : Oky YKA,” tulisnya.

Sontak unggahan video beserta caption kemenangan Surabaya tersebut dibanjiri komentar dari warganet. Salah satunya yakni akun Instagram londocausa, dia menulis “Puji Tuhan Surabaya Menang!! Selamat buat Ibuku @trirismaharini dan makin maju, berinovasi terus Surabaya,” serunya di kolom komentar.

Komentar lain juga datang dari akun Instagram mariaandtheboys yang menulis, “Selamat Bu Risma beserta warga Surabaya terimakasih sudah mengharumkan nama Indonesia.”

Akun Instagram bernama e.k.a_99 juga menambahkan, “Selamat. Gak sia-dia nge-vote :).”

Serbuan rasa syukur juga hadir di kolom komentar Facebook e100 Suara Surabaya. Dalam unggahan yang menginformasikan kemenangan Surabaya, akun Facebook dengan nama Aryya Bima mengatakan, “Gak sia-sia aq cari sinyal buat ikut Vote… Wkwkk.. Selamat selamat, Hebat Bu Risma.. Hebat warga Surabaya.. Hebaat..”

Sampai saat ini ungkapan syukur dan bangga masih bermunculan baik di kolom komentar unggahan Walikota Surabaya maupun di Facebook e100 Suara Surabaya. (dim/ipg)

Surabaya Meraih Yokatta Wonderful Indonesia Tourism Award

Surabaya Jadi Kota Terbaik Yokatta Wonderful Indonesia Tourism Award


Minggu 22 Juli 2018, 09:03 WIB. detiknews.

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Setelah Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize di Singapura, kini Surabaya meraih penghargaan Yokatta Wonderful Indonesia Tourism Awards 2018. Bahkan, Kota Pahlawan sukses menjadi best of the best di antara semua daerah di Indonesia.

Penghargaan ini diberikan langsung Menteri Pariwisata (Menpar) RI Arief Yahya kepada Wali Kota Surabaya Tri Rismaharini di Balairung Soesilo Soedarman, Gedung Sapta Pesona Jakarta, Jumat (20/7/2018) malam.

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Yokatta Wonderful Indonesia Tourism Awards 2018 merupakan penghargaan kepada kabupaten/kota di Indonesia yang memiliki komitmen, performansi, inovasi, kreasi dan leadership dalam membangun pariwisata daerah.

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Kota Pahlawan menyingkirkan pesaingnya. Antara lain Kota Denpasar, Bali di posisi kedua dan Bandung, Jabar di posisi ketiga.

Wali Kota Surabaya Tri Rismaharini mengaku perjuangan belum usai. Pihaknya akan terus memperbaiki dan mempercantik Surabaya ke depannya.

“Perjuangan kita bersama belum selesai. Mari kita terus bersama-sama membangun Kota Surabaya,” kata Wali Kota Risma, Minggu (22/7/2018).

Sementara Menpar Arief Yahya mengaku penghargaan ini sebagai modal sebuah daerah jika ingin menjadi pemain dunia menggunakan standar global.

“Selamat kepada para pemenang, terutama Surabaya yang size dan pertumbuhan tertinggi di atas 40 persen performancy-nya,” kata Arief Yahya usai menyerahkan penghargaan.

Menurut Arief, penghargaan ini memiliki unsur 3C, yakni calibration (kalibrasi), confidence (kepercayaan diri) dan credibility (kredibilitas).

“Yang lebih penting dari 3A adalah CEO commitment atau komitmen kepala daerah. Karena kalau CEO-nya tidak komitmen hal itu tidak akan tercapai. Pariwisata itu paling mudah dan Paling murah, sayang sekali jika rekan-rekan tidak memanfaatkanya,” ujarnya.

Arief menambahkan, kampanye branding Wonderful Indonesia telah meningkatkan performance Indonesia. “Hal ini terlihat dari popolaritas Wonderful Indonesia melonjak dari status tidak tercatat menjadi ranking 47 dunia, sedangkan Truly Asia (Malaysia) dan Amazing (Thailand) masing-masing berada di posisi 83 dan 97 dunia,” ujarnya.

Terdapat 4 indikator yang mempengaruhi penilaian penghargaan ini. Meliputi kinerja usaha pariwisata, Indeks Pariwisata Indonesia, Indonesia’s Attractiveness Award, dan Penghargaan Internasional dan Nasional.

“Jadi, penilaiannya sangat komplek dan komplit,” ungkap Ketua Dewan Juri Yokatta Wonderful Indonesia Tourism Award 2018 Didien Junaedi.  /(fat/fat)

Surabaya Dapat Penghargaan Lee Kuan Yew Award

Surabaya Dapat Penghargaan Lee Kuan Yew Award, Risma akan Terbang ke Singapura


Editor: Sugiyarto. tribunnews. Rabu, 4 Juli 2018 22:21 WIB

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Kota Surabaya akan menerima Lee Kuan Yew Award di Singapura, untuk kategori Special Mention. 

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Risma Terima Lee Kuan Yew Award

Penghargaan itu akan diterima Senin (9/7/2018) mendatang oleh Wali Kota Tri Rismaharini. Selama tiga hari, yakni mulai 7 Juli 2018, Risma akan berada di sana untuk terlibat dalam World Cities Summit (WCS) 2018. 

WCS 2018 merupakan acara yang diselenggarakan oleh Pemerintah Singapura yang mempertemukan para wali kota dan pemimpin kota.

Di sana, mereka akan mendiskusikan tantangan perkotaan dan berbagai pengalaman. 

Penghargaan yang diberikan dua tahun sekali ini dianugerahkan oleh Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) di Singapura dan Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC).

Surabaya mendapatkan penghargaan dengan kategori Special Mention karena berhasil melestarikan kebudayaan dan menerapkan strategi yang berani, dalam menjaga dan membangun area perkampungan.

Selain Surabaya, kategori Special Mention juga diraih tiga kota lain yaitu Hamburg di Jerman, Kazan di Rusia dan Tokyo di Jepang.

“Itu artinya Kota Surabaya sudah sejajar dengan kota-kota lain dunia,” kata Kabag Humas Pemkot Surabaya M. Fikser, Rabu (4/7).

Sebelumnya, Surabaya sudah dua kali mengikuti ajang penghargaan Lee Kuan Yew di tahun 2014 dan 2016. Namun belum berhasil, baru tahun ini usaha Kota Surabaya berbuah hasil.

Perjuangan Kota Surabaya meraih penghargaan ini tentu tidak mudah.

Risma mengatakan, selama proses penjurian sempat sulit meyakinkan para juri dari Jerman dan Cina itu, Kota Surabaya berbeda dari kota modern lainnya di dunia.

Modern dalam arti sebenarnya yaitu transportasi massal yang masih modern dan vertical hosting.

Namun, Risma mengaku tidak menyerah dan menjelaskan perbedaan Kota Surabaya dengan kota modern lainnya dari sisi budaya dan regulasi.

“Setelah saya jelaskan dan ajak melihat kampung Jambangan, Gundih dan kampung produktif daerah Kebraon, di situ lah mereka baru tertarik,” kata Risma mengajak para juri melihat bagaimana perkampungan mengatasi masalah perekonomian dan remaja.

Untuk itu, Wali Kota Risma berharap prestasi harus dipertahankan, dia juga berkomitmen untuk terus berusaha menjadikan Surabaya sebagai Kota Metropolitan yang tidak melupakan sejarah.

Risma Jadi Pembicara

Selain menerima penghargaan Lee Kuan Yew, Tri Rismaharini juga berkesempatan menjadi pembicara pada dua forum sekaligus.

Pertama, Risma akan menjadi pembicara pada ASEAN Mayors Forum 2018. Dia akan menyampaikan pengalaman Surabaya saat menjadi tuan rumah ASEAN Mayor Forum tahun 2011.

Kedua, dia akan mengisi forum dan berbagai bagaimana upaya pemerintah beradaptasi terhadap teknologi-teknologi baru, mengatasi bisnis-bisnis model baru, menghadapi tantangan-tantangan di depan, serta menjadi pihak yang selalu peka terhadap inovasi-inovasi.

27 Tempat Wisata di Surabaya 2018

27 Tempat Wisata di Surabaya Terbaru Paling Indah & Menarik


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Tempat Wisata di Surabaya – Surabaya adalah Kota yang menjadi metropolitan terbesar di provinsi Jawa Timur. Surabaya juga menjadi ibu kota dan kota terbesar setelah Jakarta. Akan tetapi jangan panik dan mari piknik karena kota ini juga memiliki banyak tempat wisata hits Surabaya lho.

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Berikut daftar tempat wisata terbaru di Surabaya yang dapat anda kunjungi.

1. Panorama jembatan Suramadu

1. Panorama jembatan Suramadu

Jembatan Suramadu suatu jembatan penghubung antara pulau Jawa dan Madura. Jembatan di atas laut selat Madura.

Panjang Jembatan ini sekitar 5,5 km,dengan memecahkan rekor Jembatan terpanjang di Indonesia. Jembatan ini sekarang di jadikan icon wisata Kota Surabaya karena keindahannya sebagai tempat wisata malam di Surabaya.

2. Wisata Air Ciputra Waterpark

2. Wisata Air Ciputra Waterpark

Tempat bermain anak dengan mengedepankan wahana-wahana menarik yang bertemakan Dongeng Petualangan Sinbad. Sehingga lebih menarik minat anak-anak untuk mengunjunginya.

Ciputra Waterpark memiliki luar sekitar 5 hektar sehingga menjadi Wisata Air terluas di Surabaya. Ciputra waterpark didisain untuk bermain.

Kedalamannya dangkal,sehingga cocok sekali untuk berlibur Keluarga yang ingin memanjakan anak-anaknya. Kedalaman air yang hanya 1 meter untuk yang paling dalam di buat agar mengurangi risiko tenggelam.

Harga tiket di tempat rekreasi di Surabaya ini sebesar 70,000 Rupiah pada hari biasa,sedangkan pada akhir pekan sebesar 90,000 rupiah. Sedangkan untuk lansia berumur di atas 60 tahun hanya menunjukkan KTP saja untuk masuk objek wisata ini gratis.

3. Kebun Binatang Surabaya

3. Kebun Binatang Surabaya

Kebun Binatang Surabaya merupakan tempat berlibur yang mengedepankan edukasi,sehingga sangat terkenal. Beralamat di Jl.Setail kota surabaya.

Kebun Binatang Surabaya pernah menjadi kebun Binatang terlengkap di Asia Tenggara. Luas tempat liburan di Surabaya ini mencapai luas sekitar 37 hektar.

Hanya dengan membeli tiket sebesar 15,000 Rupiah anda bisa menikmati panorama hewan di Kebun Binatang ini.

4. Museum House of Sampoerna

4. Museum House of Sampoerna

Museum ini adalah bangunan bersejarah sekaligus di jadikan museum tua yang menarik. Bangunan bergaya kuno masa penjajahan belanda yang masih kokoh dan terawat ini harus anda kunjungi.

 Tiang-tiang penyangga museum House of Sampoerna yang berbentuk rokok semakin membuat bangunan ini menjadi eksotis. Serta membuatnya di lindungi oleh Negara.

Di tempat wisata bersejarah di Surabaya ini terdapat macam-macam koleksi alat pembuat Rokok,jenis-jenis pematik,foto keluarga,beberapa alat musik dan lain-lain. Kita dapat membeli cinderamata dan melihat proses pembuatan rokok yang menarik di House of Sampoerna lantai 2.

5. Wisata Hutan Mangrove Wonorejo yang masih Alami

5. Wisata Hutan Mangrove Wonorejo yang masih Alami

Hutan Mangrove salah satu tempat wisata paling populer di Surabaya. Tempat wisata alam Surabaya ini masih asri dan alami karena jauh dari polusi perkotaan.

Sangat cocok untuk relaksasi mata dan udara. Hutan Mangrove Wonorejo berada di dekat Bandara Juanda Kota Surabaya.

Mengelilingi dan melihat keindahan alam dengan berjalan menyusuri jembatan yang terbuat dari bambu di atas air laut dapat anda lakukan. Anda juga bisa melihat keindahan Hutan Mangrove ini dengan menaiki perahu di sekitar hutan mangrove ini.

6. Monumen Kapal Selam yang Bersejarah

Monumen Kapal Selam ini adalah sebuah monumen yang menggunakan kapal selam sungguhan. Kapal ini ialah kapal selam yang di gunakan Indonesia untuk mlakukan pembebasan Irian Barat dari penjajahan Belanda.

Tempat piknik di Surabaya ini berlokasi di pusat kota Surabaya,tepatnya di Jalan Pemuda. Tempat ini sangat menarik di kunjungi karena jarang sekali kita melihat kapal selam sesungguhnya tampak luar dan dalam.

7. Monumen Nasional Tugu Pahlawan

7. Monumen Nasional Tugu Pahlawan

Tempat hunting di Surabaya ini adalah Monumen yang paling bersejarah sekaligus terkenal di Surabaya karena sejarahnya yang sangat terkenal. Tugu ini memiliki ketinggian kurang lebih 40 meter yang di bangun dengan bentuk menyerupai Paku terbalik,sehingga membuat tugu ini indah.

Kita dapat melihat foto-foto dokumentasi di bawah tanah tugu pahlawan. Luas lahan yang mencapai 1 hektar digunakan untuk memperingati hari pahlawan, menghormati prajurit yang gugur di surabaya melawan penjajah.

8. Taman Bungkul yang eksotis

8. Taman Bungkul yang eksotis

Taman Bungkul,taman yang indah,sangat cocok untuk Kumpul-Kumpul, pemandangan yang indah,tempat yang bersih sangat nyaman untuk di kunjungi.

Berlokasi di Jalan Darmo kota Surabaya mempunyai Fasilitas bermain untuk anak-anak,jogging track,tempat bermain Skateboard,amfiteater,Kolam air mancur,suasana Hijau. Penunjang lainya yaitu fasilitas internet,sehingga berkunjung ke sini sangat di manjakan oleh fasilitas-fasilitas yang menarik.

Tempat wisata keluarga di Surabaya ini juga sering di adakan event-event hiburan dan sanggar budaya. Di Taman Bungkul juga banyak penjual yang menjajakan makanan Khas Surabaya,cocok untuk anda yang suka Berwisata Kuliner.

9. Rumah Batik

9. Rumah Batik

Tempat ini memiliki koleksi batik yang sangat banyak lebih dari 2000 lembar kain batik dengan motif dan corak yang berbeda. Batik-batik tersebut berasal dari penjuru Nusantara.

Tempat wisata edukasi di Surabaya ini Bisa di sebut Museum batik karena pernah mendapatkan rekor batik dengan logo Surabaya Terbesar. Rumah batik ini beralamat di Jalan Tambak Dukuh kota Surabaya.

10. Panorama Alam dan Wisata Pantai Kenjeran

10. Panorama Alam dan Wisata Pantai Kenjeran

Pantai yang terletak di Surabaya ini merupakan tempat wisata pantai di Surabaya yang Favorit untuk berlibur Keluarga. Yang ingin menikmati panorama pantai.

Selain berelaksasi dengan panorama pantai pengunjung bisa menikmati liburan dengan memancing dengan menaiki perahu dan membeli ikan hasil para nelayan.

Lebih syahdu lagi apabila pengunjung membawa alas untuk duduk-duduk di bibir pantai atau di bawah pohon. Banyak permainan anak di tempat ini sehingga cocok untuk berlibur bersama keluarga di pantai ini.

11. Tempat wisata patung Budha berwajah Empat

11. Tempat wisata patung Budha berwajah Empat

Patung ini menawarkan keindahan artistik,sejarah,dan sauasana. Sangat di sayangkan jika berlibur ke tempat ini tanpa Kamera karena tempat ini sangat cocok untuk mengambil gambar. Sehingga banyak yang menjadikan tempat ini sebagai tempat berfoto di Surabaya yang hits.

Patung Budha ini telah masuk dalam catatan (MURI) Museum Rekor Indonesia karena merupakan patung paling tinggi di Indonesia. Letak patung ini di sudut tempat wisata pantai Kenjeran.

12. Jembatan Merah yang bersejarah

12. Jembatan Merah yang bersejarah

Tempat yang menjadi syarat akan sejarah sekaligus saksi bisu perlawanan rakyat Surabaya dalam memerangi penjajahan yang di lakukan Belanda. Jembatan Merah telah ikut serta dalam peristiwa luar biasa pada tanggal 10 November.

Terletak di perbatasan jembatan di kelola menjadi tempat wisata oleh 2 Kota yaitu Suabaya dan Malang. Tempat ini di akui bersejarah karena merupakan saksi bisu tewasnya Jendral tinggi belanda yaitu Mallaby, yang tewas karena perlawanan rakyat.

13. Patung Citra Raya Surabaya

13. Patung Citra Raya Surabaya

Singapura di Surabaya. Karena tidak hanya singapura saja yang memiliki patung dengan bentuk menyerupaii ikon singa laut saja, surabaya juga punya loh.

Tempat wisata malam surabaya ini menawarkan fasilitas sekitar 27 Hole di lapangan golf. Tidak hanya itu disini juga ada banyak klub keluarga.

Yaitu Universitas Ciputra, masjid, pasar, Surabaya International School, pusat komersial, Waterpark, dan Gymnasium. Tempat hiburan malam di Surabaya ini sangat cocok untuk berlibur keluarga dan foto-foto.

14. Patung WR.SOEPRATMAN

14. Patung WR.SOEPRATMAN

WR.Soepratman Pencipta lagu Indonesia Raya yang sekarang dirinya diabadikan dengan bentuk patung di Surabaya.

15. Kelenteng Hong Tiek Hian yang artistik

15. Kelenteng Hong Tiek Hian yang artistik

Tempat yang eksotis dan penuh sejarah yang wajib anda kunjungi karena keindahan bangunan yang Bertemakan kultur Negeri Cina jaman dulu.

Konon tempat wisata realigi di Surabaya ini di buat oleh pasukan tartar. Pada saat Khu Nilai Khan berkuasa di wilayah Asia Tenggara.

Lebih pastinya belum bisa di ketahui, akan tetapi kontur dan keindahan bangunan ini sangat sayang bila anda lewati.

16. Monumen Bambu Runcing Surabaya

16. Monumen Bambu Runcing Surabaya

Monumen ini dibuat untuk menghormati peran Bambu runcing,karena bambu runcing adalah simbol perlawanan Indonesia terhadap penjajah di masa lampau.

17. Wisata Bunga di Pasar Bunga Bratang

17. Wisata Bunga di Pasar Bunga Bratang

Pecinta flora jangan khawatir karena Surabaya juga menyuguhkan pasar bunga yang sangat menarik untuk di kunjungi. Susunan pasar bunga ini tertata dengan baik dan bersih.

Pengunjung tidak akan kecewa berkunjung disini, karena pengunjung bisa memborong bunga-bunga tanaman hias dan pot-pot keramik dengan biaya yang terjangkau.

18. Masjid Nasional Al-Akbar Surabaya

18. Masjid Nasional Al-Akbar Surabaya

Pengunjung bisa berwisata sekaligus wisata Religi di masjid Nasional ini,karena masjid ini menjadi kebanggaan warga Surabaya.

Memiliki besar sedikit lebih kecil dari masjid Istiqlal yang membuat masjid ini menjadi masjid terbesar kedua di Indonesia. Berlokasi di Jl. Masjid Al-Akbar Timur No.1, pangesangan Surabaya.

19. Gereja Perawan Maria tak Berdosa

19. Gereja Perawan Maria tak Berdosa

Gereja ini harus anda kunjungi apabila berlibur ke Surabaya. Karena nama gereja yang unik dan memiliki nilai seni yang tinggi.

Gaya bangunan dengan arsitektur gaya abad pertengahan daerah Eropa merupakan nilai seni tersendiri.

Di tempat ini mempunyai banyak peninggalan sejarah yang indah dan bersejarah. Gereja ini cocok untuk berlibur keluarga dengan tema edukasi.

20. Taman Absari Surabaya

20. Taman Absari Surabaya

Berlokasi di depan Gedung Grahadi Surabaya. Taman ini berisikan patung Suryo dan Joko Dolog di dalamnya.

Terdapat jogging track yang sangat fovorit untuk jalan-jalan di tempat ini, sehingga banyak remaja menggunakan taman ini untuk kumpul-kumpul.

Di tempat ini juga terdapat arena skateboard yang diramaikan anak-anak pecinta skateboard. Banyak juga warga surabaya yang menghabiskan malam di tempat ini untuk nongkrong dan jeng-jeng.

21. Taman DR.Soetomo(Taman Persahabatan)

21. Taman DR.Soetomo(Taman Persahabatan)

Taman ini adalah simbol pertemanan, sangat di sayangkan bila anda berlibur ke surabaya melewatkan tempat yang satu ini. Apalagi berlibur bersama sahabat karib anda.

22. Taman Mayangkara

22. Taman Mayangkara

Taman ini di bangun oleh pemerintah Surabaya untuk menghormati pahlawan Batalyon 503 Mayangkara yang di pimpin oleh Mayor Djarot Soebyantoro.

Tempat ini berlokasi di depan RSI Surabaya. Taman ini bersimbol patung Mayor Djarot soebyantoro dan kuda putih Mayangkara dinaikinya. Sehingga masyarakat Surabaya menyebutnya Monumen Mayangkara.

Di sekeliling taman di tumbuhi dengan bunga-bunga yang indah yang berwarna-warni. Dan dengan dilengkapinya kursi taman serta arena jalan kaki yang nyaman untuk jalan-jalan bersama keluarga.

23. Taman Wisata Pelangi Surabaya

23. Taman Wisata Pelangi Surabaya

Tempat wisata yang menarik ini harus di kunjungi terutama pada malam hari,karena akan terlihat indah pada malam hari. Taman ini berlokasi di depan kantor Bulog Surabaya.

24. Taman Mundu di Surabaya

24. Taman Mundu di Surabaya

Taman ini tepat di depan gedung Gelora 10 Nopember Tambaksari,dibangun dengan disain Bernuansa Alami Modern.

Tempat ini sangat cocok untuk merelaksasi tubuh dan untuk berinteraksi dengan orang lain.

25. Taman Buah Undaan Surabaya

25. Taman Buah Undaan Surabaya

Tempat di bangun dengan tema dan desain yang unik karena banyak hiasan buah buahan dengan ukuran besar.

Replika buah-buahan ini dibuat guna menarik wisatawan untuk singgah di taman yang unik ini. Taman ini menyuguhkan pemandangan yang cantik dan udara segar.

26. Taman Prestasi Surabaya

26. Taman Prestasi Surabaya

Berlokasi di pusat kota Surabaya,taman ini cocok untuk wadah edukasi anak. Dengan wahana di taman prestasi ini anak bisa bermain sambil belajar.

Taman ini selalu ramai di kunjungi keluarga-keluarga yang ingin bermain sambil belajar. Taman ini cukup luas,dengan luas sekitar 6.000 meter persegi.

27. Museum Mpu Tantular

27. Museum Mpu Tantular

Museum Mpu Tantular didirikan oleh suatu lembaga budaya yang bernama Stedelijk Historisch Museum soerabaian.

Pendirinya sendiri adalah orang berkebangsaan Jerman totok, akan tetapi sudah mempunyai kewarganegaraan Indonesia.

Di museum mpu tantular terdapat 1500 koleksi. Koleksi bersejarah masa prasejarah,budaya hindu,budha,dan islam.

Koleksi peninggalan zaman penjajahan belanda maupun jepang. Tempat wisata bersejarah di Surabaya ini sangat cocok untuk proses edukasi belajar sejarah.

Peta Wisata Surabaya

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Demikian destinasi tempat wisata di surabaya yang tentu mengasikan, maka dari itu jangan ragu berlibur di Surabaya. Dan jangan lupa ajak teman-teman, kerabat, dan keluarga berlibur ke Surabaya.

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Surabaya

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Surabaya (Indonesian pronunciation: [suraˈbaja]) (formerly Dutch: Soerabaja/Soerabaia) is a port city and the capital of East Java (Jawa Timur) province of Indonesia. It is one of the earliest port cities in Southeast Asia. Located on northeastern Java on the Madura Strait, it is the second-largest-city in Indonesia. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population over 2.8 million, approximately 6 million in the metropolitan area, and the extended metropolitan area, which is known as Gerbangkertosusila is home for more than 9 million inhabitants. During 18th and 19th centuries, Surabaya was the largest city in Dutch East Indies, larger than Batavia (at present Jakarta) and the center of trading in the nation, which was then a competitor of Shanghai and Hong Kong. Today the city remains one of the important financial hubs of the Indonesian archipelago, arguably second only to Jakarta, and the Port of Tanjung Perak is Indonesia’s second busiest seaport.

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History


Etymology

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Fighting shark and crocodile, the emblem of Surabaya city applied since colonial times, derived from local folk etymology

Surabaya (Suroboyo) is locally believed to derive its name from the words “suro” (shark) and “boyo” (crocodile), two creatures which, in a local myth, fought each other in order to gain the title of “the strongest and most powerful animal” in the area. It was said that the two powerful animals agreed a truce and set boundaries: the shark’s domain would be the sea while the crocodile’s domain would be the land. However one day the shark swam into the river estuary to hunt. This angered the crocodile, who declared it his territory. The shark argued that the river was a water realm which meant that it was shark territory, while the crocodile argued that the river flowed deep inland, so it was therefore crocodile territory. A ferocious fight resumed as the two animals bit each other’s tails. Neither of them won the fight.

Another source alludes to a prophecy of Jayabaya, a 12th-century psychic king of Kediri Kingdom, foreseeing a fight between a giant white shark and a giant white crocodile taking place in the area, which is sometimes interpreted as foretelling the Mongol invasion of Java, a major conflict between the forces of Kublai Khan, Mongol ruler of China, and those of Raden Wijaya’s Majapahit in 1293. The two animals are now used as the city’s symbol, with the two facing and circling each other, as depicted in a statue appropriately located near the entrance to the city zoo.

Alternate derivations proliferate: from the Javanese “sura ing baya”, meaning “bravely facing danger”; or from the use of “surya” to refer to the sun. Some people consider Jayabaya’s prophecy as being about the great war between native Surabayan people and foreign invaders at the start of the war of independence in 1945. Another story tells of two heroes who fought each other in order to be the king of the city. The two heroes were named Sura and Baya. These folk etymologies, though embraced enthusiastically by its people and city leaders, are unverifiable.

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Dutch residenthuis (Resident House) along the water in Surabaya

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Red Bridge area from the air in the 1920s.

Early History

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Map of Surabaya from an 1897 English travel-guide

The earliest record of Surabaya was in the 1225 book Zhu fan zhi written by Zhao Rugua, in which it was called Jung-ya-lu. The name Janggala was probably originated from the name “Hujung Galuh” (Old Javanese lit: “Cape Diamond” or “Cape Gemstone”), or “Jung-ya-lu” according to Chinese source. Hujung Galuh was located on the estuarine of Brantas River and today is the part of modern Surabaya city and Sidoarjo Regency.

By the 14th to 15th century, Surabaya seems to be one of Majapahit ports or coastal settlements, together with Tuban, Gresik, and Hujung Galuh (Sidoarjo). Ma Huan documented the early fifteenth-century visit of Zheng He’s treasure ships in his 1433 book Yingya Shenglan: “after traveling south for more than twenty li, the ship reached Sulumayi, whose foreign name is Surabaya. At the estuary, the outflowing water is fresh”.

Ma Huan visited Java during Zheng He’s 4th expedition in the 1413, during the reign of Majapahit king Wikramawardhana. He describes his travel to Majapahit capital, first he arrived to the port of Tu-pan (Tuban) where he saw large numbers of Chinese settlers migrated from Guangdong and Chou Chang. Then he sailed east to thriving new trading town of Ko-erh-hsi (Gresik), Su-pa-erh-ya (Surabaya), and then sailing inland into the river by smaller boat to southwest until reached the Brantas river port of Chang-ku (Changgu). Continued travel by land to southwest he arrived in Man-che-po-I (Majapahit), where the Javanese king stay.

Pre-colonial Era

By late 15th century, Islam began to take its root in Surabaya. The settlement of Ampel Denta, located around Ampel Mosque in today Ampel sub-district, Semampir district, north Surabaya, was established by a charismatic Islamic proselytizer Sunan Ampel.

In the late fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, Surabaya grew to be a duchy, a major political and military power in eastern Java. The Portuguese writer Tomé Pires mentioned that a Muslim lord was in power in Surabaya in 1513 though likely still a vassal of the Hindu–Buddhist Majapahit. At that time, Surabaya was already a major trading port, owing to its location on the River Brantas delta and on the trade route between Malacca and the Spice Islands via the Java Sea. During the decline of Majapahit, the lord of Surabaya resisted the rise of the Demak Sultanate, and only submitted to its rule in 1530. Surabaya became independent after the death of Sultan Trenggana of Demak in 1546.

The Duchy of Surabaya entered a conflict with, and was later captured by, the more powerful Sultanate of Mataram in 1625 under Sultan Agung.  It was one of Mataram’s fiercest campaigns, in which they had to conquer Surabaya’s allies, Sukadana and Madura, and to lay siege to the city before capturing it. With this conquest, Mataram then controlled almost the whole of Java, with the exception of the Sultanate of Banten and the Dutch settlement of Batavia.

Colonial Era

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Handelstraat, Surabaya in the 1930s: subsequently the Jembatan Merah area.

The expanding Dutch East India Company took the city over from a weakened Mataram in November 1743. In consolidating its rule over Surabaya and, in time, the rest of East Java, the Dutch collaborated with leading regional magnates, including Ngabehi Soero Pernollo (1720–1776), his brother Han Bwee Kong, Kapitein der Chinezen (1727–1778) and the latter’s son, Han Chan Piet, Majoor der Chinezen (1759–1827), all from the powerful Han family of Lasem.

In the 18th and 19th centuries, Surabaya was the largest city in Dutch East Indies. Surabaya became a major trading center under the Dutch colonial government, and hosted the largest naval base in the colony. Surabaya was also the largest city in the colony serving as the center of Java’s plantation economy, industry and were supported by its natural harbor. In 1920, a census recorded that Batavia had become the largest city. In 1917, a revolt occurred among the soldiers and sailors of Surabaya, led by the Indies Social Democratic Association. The revolt was firmly crushed and the insurgents given harsh sentences.

Independence Era

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The burnt-out car of Brigadier Mallaby on the spot where he was killed by pro-independence Indonesian soldiers during the Battle of Surabaya on 31 October 1945

Japan occupied the city in 1942, as part of the occupation of Indonesia, and it was bombed by the Allies in 1944. After Japanese surrender at the end of World War II Surabaya was seized by Indonesian nationalists. The young nation soon came into conflict with the British, who had become caretakers of the Dutch colony after the surrender of the Japanese.

The Battle of Surabaya, one of the well-known battles of the Indonesian revolution, started after the Arek-Arek Suroboyo (Teenagers of Surabaya) assassinated the British Brigadier Mallaby on October 30, 1945 near Jembatan Merah (the “Red Bridge”), allegedly with a stray bullet. The Allies gave an ultimatum to the Republicans inside the city to surrender, but they refused. The ensuing battle, which cost thousands of lives, took place on November 10, which Indonesians subsequently celebrate as Hari Pahlawan (Heroes’ Day). The incident of the red-white flag (the Dutch flag at the top of Yamato Hotel’s tower that was torn into the Indonesian red-white flag) by Bung Tomo is also recorded as a heroic feat during the struggle of this city.

The city is known as Kota Pahlawan “city of heroes” due to the importance of the Battle of Surabaya in galvanizing Indonesian and international support for Indonesian independence during the Indonesian National Revolution.

In June 2011, Surabaya received the Adipura Kencana Award as number one among 20 cities in Indonesia. Surabaya was reported by a Singaporean as being clean and green.

Geography


Topography

Surabaya locates on the northern coast of East Java province. It is mostly lowlands with a river estuary of Kalimas, one of two branches of Brantas River. Surabaya city borders Madura Strait in the north and east, Sidoarjo Regency in the south, and Gresik Regencyin the west. The regencies surrounding Surabaya are:

  • Lamongan Regency to the northwest
  • Gresik Regency to the west
  • Bangkalan Regency to the northeast (on Madura island)
  • Sidoarjo Regency to the south, and Mojokerto Regency
  • Jombang Regency to the southwest

Like many other large Indonesian metropolises, many residents reside outside the city limits in a metropolitan area called Gerbangkertosusila.

Climate 

Under the Köppen climate classification system, Surabaya features a tropical wet and dry climate (Aw), with distinct wet and dry seasons. The city’s wet season runs from November through June, while the dry season covers the remaining five months. Unlike a number of cities and regions with a tropical wet and dry climate, average high and low temperatures are very consistent throughout the course of the year, with an average high temperature of around 31 degrees Celsius and average low temperatures of around 26 degrees Celsius.

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Outskirt areas of Surabaya

Government


The city has its own local government and legislative body. The mayor and members of representatives are locally elected by popular vote for a 5-year term.The city government enjoys greater decentralization of affairs than the provincial body, such as the provision of public schools, public health facilities and public transportation. Current Mayor of the city is Tri Rismaharini, who is the first female mayor in Surabaya and has led Surabaya to achieve multiple regional, national and international awards since her first term as Surabaya Mayor in 2010. In 2012 Surabaya was awarded the “ASEAN Environmentally Sustainable City Award”. Besides Mayor and Deputy Mayor, there is Surabaya Municipal People’s Representative Council, which is a legislative body of 50 council members directly elected by the people in legislative elections every five years.

Surabaya is divided into 31 kecamatan (districts), and 161 urban villages. The dirtricts are grouped into 5 areas of Central, North, South, East and West. The districts are as follows,

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Demographics


Surabaya is the second most populous city in Indonesia with 2,765,908 recorded in the chartered city limits (kota) in the 2010 census. With the extended metropolitan development area called Gerbangkertosusila (derived from Gresik-Bangkalan-Mojokerto-Surabaya-Sidoarjo-Lamongan) adding more than nine million inhabitants in several cities and approximately 50 districts spread over non-contiguous urban areas including Gresik, Sidoarjo, Mojokerto and Pasuruan regencies. Though central government of Indonesia recognizes only the metropolitan area (Surabaya, Gresik and Sidarjo) as Greater Surabaya (Zona Surabaya Raya) with a population of 6,484,206 (2010), making Surabaya now the third largest metropolitan area in Indonesia. The city is highly urbanized, with industries centralized in the city, and contains slums. As the main education center, the city is also home for students from around Indonesia.

Surabaya is an old city that has expanded over time, and its population continues to grow at approximately 1.2% per year. In recent years, more people have moved to Surabaya from nearby suburbs and villages in East Java

Ethnicity

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Kya-Kya or Kembang Jepun, The city’s Chinatown

Ethnic Javanese people are the majority in Surabaya, with Chinese Indonesians, Indian Indonesians and ethnic Madurese being significant minorities in the city. Surabaya also has ethnic populations from other parts of Indonesia: Sundanese, Minang, Batak, Banjar, Balinese, and Bugis.

Language

Most citizens speak a dialect of Indonesian/Javanese called Suroboyoan, a sub-dialect of the Arekan dialect. A stereotype of this dialect concerns equality and directness in speech. The usage of register is less strict than the Central Java dialect. The Suroboyoan dialect is a mixture of both Bahasa Indonesia and Javanese, also with some significant influence from foreign languages such as Madurese etc., which has formed a special dialect known as Suroboyoan. The Suroboyoan dialect is actively promoted in local media, such as in local TV shows, radio, newspapers and traditional dramas called Ludruk.

Religion

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Al-Akbar National Mosque

Although around 85% of citizens in Surabaya adhere to Sunni Islam, other major religions include Christianity (Roman Catholicism, Protestantism, and Orthodox), of whom the majority are Roman Catholics. The influence of Hinduism is strong in basic Surabayan culture, but only a minority of the population adheres to Hinduism mostly among the ethnic Indian minority. There is also significant population of Chinese Indonesians who adhere to Buddhism and Confucianism, and a small community of Dutch Jews who adhere to Judaism.

The city had an influential role as a major Islamic center in Java during the Wali Sanga era. The prominent and honored Islamic figure in Surabaya was Sunan Ampel (Raden Rahmat). His tomb is a sacred religious site in the city and is visited by Surabayans and pilgrims from different parts of Indonesia. The largest Muslim organization in Indonesia, Nahdlatul Ulama was established in Surabaya on 26 January 1926. Al-Akbar Mosque is the largest mosque in Surabaya.

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Tian Ti Pagoda

Christianity as a whole in Surabaya is mainly practised by Chinese Indonesians as well as native Javanese, Bataks and Ambonese who attend either a Roman Catholic or Protestant church. A minority of Javanese practice at the Gereja Kejawen, a branch of native Christianity.There are around 15 churches in Surabaya, which vary in size. Gereja Katolik Kelahiran Santa Perawan Maria (The Church of The Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary), also known as Gereja Kepanjen, built in 1815 as the first church in Surabaya and one of the oldest churches in Indonesia. The main Orthodox Church in Indonesia, St Nikolas Church, is also based in Surabaya. The Orthodox Christian Center Surabaya was opened on 15 October 2008.

Once the major religion in Surabaya and across the archipelago during the Majapahit era, Hinduism played a major role on traditional Surabayan culture. Small Hindu communities still exist in Surabaya most commonly in the eastern sections of the city. Surabaya was the location of the only synagogue in Java, but it rarely obtained a minyan (quorum). The synagogue was destroyed in protests and riots related to Palestine-Israeli conflict.   There is still a Jewish cemetery in the city.

Economy


Since the early 1900s, Surabaya has been one of the most important and busiest trading city ports in Asia. Principal exports from the port, include sugar, tobacco and coffee. Its rich history as a trading port has led to a strong financial infrastructure with modern economic institutions such as banks, insurance and sound export-import companies. The economy is influenced by the recent growth in foreign industries and the completion of the Suramadu Bridge. The high potential and economic activities make the city an attractive destination to foreign investors. The city is home to a large shipyard, and numerous specialized naval schools.

Business

As the provincial capital, Surabaya has a number of offices and business centers. As a metropolitan city, Surabaya became the center of economic, financial and business activities in East Java and beyond. Also, Surabaya is the second largest port city in Indonesia after Jakarta. As a trading center, Surabaya is not only a trade center for East Java but also facilitates areas in Central Java, Kalimantan and Eastern Indonesia. Surabaya’s strategic location is almost in the center of Indonesia and just south of Asia makes it one of the important hubs for trading activities in Southeast Asia. Surabaya is currently in the process of building high rise skyscrapers, including apartments, condominiums, and hotels, by way of attracting foreign capital. Surabaya and the surrounding area is undergoing the most rapidly growing economic development in East Java and one of the most advanced in Indonesia. The city is also one of the most important cities in supporting Indonesia’s economy.

Most of the population is engaged in services, industry and trade. Surabaya is a fast growing trading center. Major industries include shipbuilding, heavy equipment, food processing and agriculture, electronics, home furnishings, and handicrafts. Many major multinational companies are based in Surabaya, such as PT Sampoerna Tbk, Maspion, Wing’s Group, Unilever Indonesia, Pakuwon Group, Jawa Pos Group and PT PAL Indonesia.

Business Districts

The area in between Jalan Basuki Rachmat, Jalan Embong Malang, and Jalan Bubutan has grown as a business center and has turned into one of the main heart of business and trade activities in Surabaya. Some of the important buildings in this area include Wisma BRI Surabaya, Hotel Bumi Surabaya, Wisma Dharmala Surabaya, The Peak Residence, Sheraton Hotel etc.

Another cluster around Jalan Mayjend Sungkono, Jalan Adityawarman, Jalan HR Muhammad, and Jalan Bukit Darmo has grown as a new business center of the city. This area has now grown as one of the most rapidly growing commercial and business centers in East Java, with high rise buildings. Some of the tallest buildings in Surabaya located in this area, such as Adhiwangsa Apartment, Waterplace Residence, Puri Matahari, Beverly Park Apartment, The Via & The Vue Apartment, Ciputra World Hotel, Puncak Permai Apartment, Rich Palace Hotel, and so forth.

Retail

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Ciputra World Surabaya

Surabaya has plenty of shopping centers like other major cities of Indonesia, ranging from traditional markets to most modern shopping malls. Outlets of local and international brands have presence in modern shopping malls. There are many dedicated markets for electronic goods, gadgets and computer hardware.

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Plaza Tunjungan

Some important shopping malls of the city are:

  • BG Junction
  • Ciputra World Surabaya
  • City of Tomorrow
  • East Coast Center and Food Festival
  • Galaxy Mall
  • Grand City
  • HI-Tech Mall
  • ITC Surabaya
  • Jembatan Merah Plaza
  • Lenmarc
  • Marvell City
  • Pakuwon Trade Center
  • Pakuwon Mall
  • Pasar Atom Mall
  • Tunjungan Plaza
  • Surabaya Town Square
  • World Trade Center Surabaya.

Infrastructure


Architecture

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Cheng Hoo (Zheng He) Mosque, Surabaya

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Majapahit Hotel building is a cultural heritage of Surabaya

Architecture in Surabaya is a mixture of colonial, Asian, Javanese, modern, and post-modern influences. There are still many colonial era relics still standing today, such as Hotel Majapahit and Surabaya Post Office. As a relatively old city in Indonesia and Southeast Asia, most colonial buildings in Surabaya were built around the 17th century to early 20th century. These buildings have influence of Dutch / European style in the Middle Ages. Before the Second World War, there were many shop houses in the old part of the city, mostly of two storey. These shop houses have influence of European and Chinese traditions. Although some have been dismantled for new construction, there are still many old buildings that are preserved as cultural heritage and city icons, which are around the area of Kembang Jepun Street, Karet Street, Gula Street, Slompretan Street, and Rajawali Street.

After independence of Indonesia, the center of Surabaya’s architectural development was concentrated only in the area of Jembatan Merah, and its surroundings. In the late 1990s and early 2000s, modern and post-modern style buildings were increasingly emerging in Surabaya. Along with the economic development, such buildings continue to grow in Surabaya until now. In the era of 2010s, Surabaya has become a region for high-rise buildings in East Java, such as The Peak Residence and One Icon Residence (200 meters).

Important Landmarks

  • Kebun Binatang Surabaya (Surabaya Zoo) opened in 1916. It was the first in the world to have successfully bred orangutans in captivity.
  • Zheng He Mosque, a recently built mosque, one of the unique mosques with Chinese-style architecture in Indonesia. Dedicated to the Hui Chinese diplomat, Zheng He.
  • Al-Akbar Mosque, the largest mosque in Jawa Timur.
  • Gereja Katolik Kelahiran Santa Perawan Maria, one of the first churches to be built in Indonesia, and the first one ever built in Jawa Timur.
  • Hero monument, a 41 metres (135 ft) high monument, is the main symbol of Surabaya and commemorates the heroes of the revolutionary struggle. There is a museum on location as well, exhibiting reminders of the struggle for independence.
  • Museum Nahdlatul Ulama, the resource center of the culture and history of Nahdlatul Ulama, an independent Islamic religious organization.
  • Museum Bank Indonesia, a bank museum occupying the former De Javasche Bank built in 1904.
  • House of Sampoerna, a museum devoted to the history of clove cigarette (kretek) manufacturing in Indonesia, housed in Dutch colonial buildings dating to 1864.
  • Jalesveva Jayamahe Monument, a large, admiral-like statue which commemorates the Indonesian Navy.
  • Monkasel, abbreviated from Monumen Kapal Selam (Submarine Monument)  A Soviet-built Whiskey class submarine (named KRI Pasopati (410)), first launched in 1952, served in the Indonesian Navy from 1962 until decommissioned in 1990. After her decommissioning, Pasopati was dismantled and transferred to its present site in 1996. The submarine was reassembled on the current site and opened as a museum and tourist attraction in 1998.
  • Kenjeran Beach, located in the eastern of Surabaya, which also housed Sanggar Agung, a Chinese temple build over the sea.
  • Market of the Chinese Tomb, last resting place of Han Bwee Kong, Kapitein der Chinezen, magnate, mandarin and landlord in Surabaya and East Java, and patriarch of the patrician Han family of Lasem
  • Han Ancestral Hall, a historic house that serves as a memorial temple for the ancestors of the Han family of Lasem
  • Tomb of Sunan Ampel
  • Bungkul Park

Military Establishment

The Eastern Fleet is headquartered here. It is one of two fleets in the Indonesian Navy. Its maritime heritage is also represented in a form of KRI Pasopati Submarine Monument, a retired Russian Whiskey class submarine.

Transportation

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Ujung passenger Port

Transportation in Surabaya is supported by land and sea infrastructure serving local, regional, and international journeys. Air transport is located at Juanda Airport, Sedati, Sidoarjo). Intracity transport is primarily by motor vehicles, motorcycles and taxis with limited public bus transport available. Surabaya is also a transit city between Jakarta and Bali for ground transportation. Another bus route is between Jakarta and the neighboring island of Madura.

Airport

Surabaya’s Juanda International Airport is a passenger and cargo airport which also serves as Surabaya’s Navy Airbase, operated by the TNI-AL (Indonesian Navy) and located just outside Surabaya, on the outskirts of Sidoarjo. This airport has served Surabaya for many years, and currently has 2 terminals, with domestic flights served from Terminal 1 and all international flights and Garuda Indonesia’s domestic flights serviced from Terminal 2. Although considered smaller than Kuala Namu International Airport in Medan and Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar, Bali, Juanda International Airport is still regarded as Indonesia’s second busiest airport right after Jakarta’s Soekarno Hatta International Airport

Seaport

Port of Tanjung Perak is the trading port in East Java and is one of the busiest ports in the country. It is the second largest port of trade, container and passenger in Indonesia after the Port of Tanjung Priok in Jakarta. There is also Teluk Lamong Port Terminal, which is the main buffer terminal terminal of Tanjung Perak Port. The port terminal of Lamong Bay is the first green port in Indonesia and is one of the most sophisticated port terminals in the world where the entire operating system is automated.

Train

The city has three major train stations, being Surabaya Kota (also known as Semut), Pasar Turi, and Gubeng. Surabaya’s main train station is Pasar Turi Station. The Argo Bromo Anggrek operated by PT Kereta Api (Indonesia’s main rail operator) connects Surabaya from this station to Gambir Station (Jakarta). Both economy and executive class trains are served to and from Surabaya.

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Pedicabs (becak) in the street in Surabaya

Bus 

The main bus terminal is Terminal Purabaya (located in Bungurasih, Waru, Sidoarjo), the other major terminal is Osowilangon in Tambak, Surabaya.

Public Transport

There are various kinds of local transport including: taxi-cabs, shuttle bus, city bus, Angguna, pedicab and commuter trains. Online transportation services like GO-JEK, Uber, and Grab are also available in Surabaya.

Suramadu Bridge

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Suramadu Bridge, The longest bridge in Indonesia

The Suramadu Bridge (derived from Surabaya-Madura) connects Surabaya and Madura Island over the Madura Strait. A 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) highway has been proposed to be built from the Suramadu Bridge to Madura International Seaport-City in Pernajuh village, Kocah district, Bangkalan, Madura at a cost of approximately Rp. 60 billion (US$7 billion). This container port was built to ease the burden on Surabaya’s overloaded Tanjung Perak Port.

Sports


The city has one professional football club, Persebaya. The club has won the Indonesian Premier Division three times–twice when the division was the first tier and once as the second tier. Fans refer to themselves as Bonek, an abbreviation for Bondo Nekat (which translates as “equipped by bravery”). The city is the home of CLS Knights Indonesia, a basketball club which participated in Asean Basketball League.

Surabaya has a multi-purpose stadium, Gelora Bung Tomo Stadium. The stadium is used mostly for football matches. It is the new home stadium of Persebaya, replacing Gelora 10 November Stadium. It was the venue of a match between Persebaya 1927 against then–English Premier League club Queens Park Rangers, held on 23 July 2012.

Education


Universities and post-secondary institutions

Surabaya has several major universities and institutions, including those with religious or technical specialties:

  • Airlangga University (UNAIR), a major public research university in Indonesia based in Surabaya and Banyuwangi.
  • Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology (ITS), a public technological institute teaches robotics and mechanics, and is the center of Ship and Ocean Structure Design to support offshore exploration.
  • State University of Surabaya (UNESA), a university educating teachers; also with programs in Economics, Technology, and Law.
  • State Islamic University of Sunan Ampel (UINSA), a public university for Islamic studies.
  • Narotama University (UNNAR), Surabaya
  • Electronic Engineering Polytechnic Institute of Surabaya (PENS-PPNS), a technical institution located in Surabaya.
  • Adhi Tama Institute of Technology Surabaya, an institute specializing in Technical Studies.
  • Hang Tuah University Surabaya, a private university specializing in Maritime Studies.
  • Universitas Pembangunan Nasional “Veteran” Jawa Timur
  • Institut Sains Terapan dan Teknologi Surabaya, an institute specializing in Computer Programming.
  • Universitas Kristen Petra, a Christian university in Indonesia.
  • Pelita Harapan University
  • Widya Mandala Catholic University (3 campuses), a Catholic private university in Surabaya with facilities for Healthcare Studies at a newly opened third campus in the eastern part of the city
  • University of Surabaya, a private university teaching Pharmacy and Psychology.
  • Universitas Bhayangkara, a university affiliated with Indonesian Police Department of East Java.
  • Wijaya Kusuma University Surabaya, a university which is the oldest private faculty of medicine in eastern Indonesia. Established in 1981, The Faculty of Medicine was founded in 1986.
  • Wijaya Putra University a Public University established in 1984
  • Ciputra University, a private entrepreneurial-oriented university founded in 2006 by the Ciputra Group.

Primary and secondary schools

  • International schools include:
  • Surabaya Intercultural School
  • Surabaya Japanese School (スラバヤ日本人学校)
  • Surabaya Taipei International School; 印尼泗水臺灣學校)
  • Surabaya European School

Private schools include:

  • St. Louis Catholic School
  • Angelus Custos Catholic School
  • GLORIA Christian School
  • Petra Christian School
  • IPH Christian School

Cuisine


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Rujak cingur, specialty of Surabaya.

As a metropolitan city all types of Indonesian cuisine and other international restaurants have presence in the city. However, as the capital of East Java, cuisines from the province dominates the culinary culture of the city. East Javanese cuisines include, variety of processed fruits, crisps temph, Bakpao telo, Bakso Malang, Rawan, Tahu campur lamongan, Cwie noodles, tahu takwa, tahu pong, and getuk pisang, pecel madiun, wingko, tape, nasi krawu, otak-otak bandeng, bonggolan, shrimp crackers, shrimp paste, and petis, Tempeh Chips, tahu tepo, and Nasi lethok, sego tempong, salad soup, and pecel rawon, Suwar-suwir, tape proll, gaplek, lodho, goat satay and pecel tulungagung.

Surabaya is famous for Rawon, Rojak cingur, Semanggi, Lontong Balap, clams satay, mussels and rice cake.

  • Rujak cingur: a marinated cow snout or lips and noses (cingur), served with boiled vegetables and shrimp crackers. It is then dressed in a sauce made of caramelized fermented shrimp paste (petis), peanuts, chili, and spices. It is usually served with lontong, a boiled rice cake. Rujak cingur is considered traditional food of Surabaya.
  • Rawon: a dark beef soup, served with mung bean sprouts and the ubiquitous sambal. The dark (almost black) color comes from the kluwak (Pangium edule) nuts.
  • Lontong kupang: lontong with small cockles in petis sauce.
  • Semanggi: a salad made of boiled semanggi (M. crenata) leaves that grow in paddy fields. It is dressed in a spicy peanut sauce.

Twin towns – Sister Cities


Surabaya is twinned with:

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Gallery


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Mosque in Surabaya