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Address: Jalan Tugu Pahlawan, Surabaya, Indonesia

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This is a good museum to learn about Indonesia’s part in World War II and its struggle with colonialism after the war. The display are in both bahas and English, so it’s easy to... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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129 reviews 129 reviews
38 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This is a good museum to learn about Indonesia’s part in World War II and its struggle with colonialism after the war. The display are in both bahas and English, so it’s easy to navigate through and learn about Indonesia’s history…at least since World War II. The monument was built to honor the soldiers who died while fighting for independence... More 

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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187 reviews 187 reviews
25 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Surabaya is the City of Heroes, the historical spot & the starting point of the independence movement, in the 1950s. So visiting the city without paying a visit to the Monument of Heroes is just a big blasphem !

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I Was Staying in Fave Mex Surabaya, Closed to Mall tunjungan Plaza the Biggest mall, located in city center,They have everything here,there are branded item, Restaurant, cafe, electronic, book, bank, I would definitely come back

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

If you're a budget traveller and didn't mind to get around by public transportation then you can take bemo to get to this place. There are several things that you can enjoy in here like you can be able to look at Mr. Soekarno and Mr. Mohammad Hatta statue (Indonesia first president and vice president), they also have a heroes... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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282 attraction reviews
338 helpful votes 338 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

It is actually Hero's Monument in english. It was built to honor the soldiers killed the battle against the allied forces.who wanted to occupy Surabaya in1945. It is about 40 meters in height. Inside the Monument there are 3 mesuems displaying pictures of the battles which they fought. Around it is a beautiful garden.

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Bogor, Indonesia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

the spirit of the hero so kuat..when the children of various ages and educational and multi-ethnic visited monument pahlawan..so proud to be the spirit of 10 november!

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Fishkill, New York
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35 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Tugu Pahlawan means Hero Monument. Since this is the landmark of Surabaya you might want to visit it. When we were there traffic was really bad. You definitely must take a taxi there, not only driving is a challenge but parking is next to impossible.

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Heroes Monument is located at Jalan Tembaan. This monument was built to honor the heroes of Surabaya parjurit killed during a major battle against the allied forces were paralyzed by NICA, and who wish to occupy Surabaya on 10 November 1945. The hero monument is located in front of the governor. Hero monument is built in the form of "reverse... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

A must to visit while in Surabaya, you'll know how Surabaya have so much heroes. You'll know everything happened during the world ward in Surabaya.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The weather is hot in the outside so I advise you to wear sun block because Surabaya is really hot. Inside the museum the facilities are not properly treated. However, is the right place to visit for Indonesia's history lover because it serves a lot of historical story.

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Address: Address: Jalan Tugu Pahlawan, Surabaya, Indonesia
Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  East Java  >  Surabaya

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