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Address: Jln. Pahlawan, Surabaya 60174, Indonesia
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The Heroes Monument

Indonesian Nation will not established without our ancentors in the past who struggle to defend our liberty, This monument told us all the stories happened in surabaya that day... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
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Singapore, Singapore
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful place to know more about the history behind the city! Story of how the city came together and the important episode to the country's independence!

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Thank muhammadrazee
Surabaya, Indonesia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Historical place, a must visit! Located in City center, easy to access, and it is crowded. A museum in the Surabaya

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Thank thedemonroar
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is very informative about indonesian history. Reinnovation works are going on. If u are in Surabaya you should go for it.

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Thank Abilash M
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great monument with great stories inside. Suddenly , flashback to the feel of war in surabaya. Its all good for tourism

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Thank Fiki L
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77 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a historical site which all Indonesians should be proud of and should visit. While we were there, it is heartwarming to see many students in school uniform visiting the place. The place is very serene and well maintained. Advice: Do not expect too much if you are not a history buff. Go before 9 am. We went there... More 

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jogjakarta
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Indonesian Nation will not established without our ancentors in the past who struggle to defend our liberty, This monument told us all the stories happened in surabaya that day 10th of november 1945, how brave they struggle, eventhough they have to lost their life that day, but they hv given LIFE and LIBERTY to the next Indonesian's generation . This... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017

There is a museum inside the park compound & requires entrance fee. The museum is not very well maintained & if you are already there, might as well visit it. Apparently, the monument's shape resemble the bamboo

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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25 reviews
19 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2017

It has been very well known that Arek-Arek Surabaya had high patriotism while maintaining independence in Indonesia. They were willing to die for the struggle against the invaders. Many sites in Surabaya are signs on the evidence of this heroism. One of them is Tugu Pahlawan. Tugu Pahlawan is nail-shaped inverted, which is the diameter of under part of monument... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

The Heroes Monument (tugu pahlawan) is a square with white pillars at the center, near it there is basement act as a museum housing legacy of indonesian war of independence in 1945, and some diorama and statue honoring the struggle of independence. Nice place to visit in surabaya

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Thank Edo W
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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

As a big city with all of its heroic history, it is good for Surabaya to have such a great monument. It used to be only upside down nail-like monument. Later on they built a museum around.

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