What to do in Surabaya

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Surabaya Attractions

Want to know the best things to do in Surabaya? Great shopping, appetizing local fare and a broad range of sensational attractions are just a taste of what's in store. Get ready to pack your bags and dive into this thriving city.

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What to do in Surabaya

Free Things to Do in Surabaya

There's no need to constantly reach for your wallet in Surabaya. The following won't even cost a cent.

Mpu Tantular Museum - See if there are any special exhibits or guided tours on at this fascinating museum.

Airlangga University - Stop at this local landmark and marvel at its distinctive design.

Old City - Get educated on some of the historical events of the area through this attraction.

Arab Quarter - Stroll the sidewalks and appreciate the charm and character of this lively local haunt.

Sharp Bamboo Monument - Chat to a local resident and learn why many travelers swing by this place.

Masjid al Akbar - Take some time for a bit of meditation or prayer at this respected place of worship.

Taman Bungkul - Revitalize your body, mind and soul by spending a bit of time in nature.

Things to Do in Surabaya with Kids

There are lots of incredible experiences in Surabaya that the whole gang will get a buzz out of. Here are a few of the best family friendly experiences in the area.


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Frequently asked questions

What to do in Surabaya on a sunny day?
Are there cheap things to do in Surabaya?
You’ll find tons of experiences here that are ideal if you’re traveling on a budget:

What can you do in Surabaya for free?
Your trip to Surabaya needn’t break the bank with free attractions like these to explore:

  • Tunjungan Plaza
  • Royal Plaza Surabaya
  • Grand City Surabaya
  • Surabaya Town Square

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