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Cycled with a group to this area at night.

Nice alternating illuminating colors on the monument . Good pictures turn out with the background... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
Norita N
Good place to visit.

Its my free day at surabaya and I random visit a place by searching trip advisor. I went to this... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
Inging P
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Nice alternating illuminating colors on the monument . Good pictures turn out with the background if taken from across the field.

Thank Norita N
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Heroic Monument or "Tugu Pahlawan" is located at Jalan Tembaan. This hero monument was built in honor of Surabaya's dead soldiers during a major battle against the allied NICA crippled army, and who wanted to occupy Surabaya on November 10th, 1945. The hero's monument is...More

1  Thank OKL0910
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Monument is dedicated to all the freedom fighters who lost their live protecting the country from the foreign aggressors. Underground museum is a must see attraction. They have a guided tour where the guide will explain to you about the history of the war in...More

Thank ragsmenon
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Its my free day at surabaya and I random visit a place by searching trip advisor. I went to this monument in the evening. This place is good for understand more about freedom struggle of indonesia. Calm,Great,Beautiful are my definition for this place. If you...More

Thank Inging P
Reviewed 23 April 2018

From the surface, one could only see small buildings jutting out of the ground as most of the related facilities such as exhibition halls and theaters are hidden beneath. This place indeed tells how the heroes and heroins who had made a lot of sacrifices...More

Thank AlexSayok1
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Even though you can't read Bahasa Indonesia, you can understand the history with multiple language. In the diorama room, there's Japanese, Korean, Netherlands, Chinese language as I remembered. Once I met a solo traveler from Japan and it seems he can enjoy the trip to...More

Thank Christabel C
Reviewed 1 February 2018

This monument and the park it is in are a sign of Indonesia's independence. The museum is very interesting and educational with everything written in English

Thank mrsmon2016
Reviewed 28 January 2018

The monument itself isn't all that interesting to look at frankly. The closer you approach it, the more it looks like it's made of cheap plastic or some kind of material that's not destined to last. Plus, the paint job can definitely use some improvement....More

Thank Ernest W
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Yes it is,on november 10th it's s celebrated as heroes Days in Indonesia. How to preview our heroes spirit,fightibg their soul,blood and body to keept Independence as state from colonial (english,japan and netherland). Tugu pahlawan build for remind young generation to keep respect with their...More

Thank zetiawan1022
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Better to go in the morning for picture capturing. Plenty of statues of important leaders of Surabaya during war times. Visit the onsite museum for more info about the war

Thank Wei W
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