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Jalesveva Jayamahe Monument

Tanjung Perak, Surabaya, Indonesia
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Ranked #28 of 34 Attractions in Surabaya
Type: Monuments/ Statues
Traveler Description: This statue is one of the biggest statues in Indonesia. It is located on the northest point of Surabaya city. See the remarkable Suramadu Bridge from... more »
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Vancouver, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

You can see this beautiful statue if you take the passenger ferry from Madura to Surabaya. But as it is located within a naval complex if you want to see it up close, you are required to have a permit. Now that's where the problem started, there is no clear direction as to how and how much to get this... More

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

Good for educational and visiting. Dont forget to take picture of it

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Surabaya
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

Monument of Jalesveva Jayamahe (Monjaya) is great evidence and very amaze suborder masterpiece. An endowment of high history value, as the reflection of the highness of Indonesian nation as the maritime nation one. The other meaning of this statue figure is as the readiness symbol to receive the devotion from generation to the next generation. this monument not accessible for... More

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Bandung, Jawa Barat, Indonesia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

Back when this statue was built, it was perceived as a future tourist destination and icon of Surabaya tourism. Unfortunately, being located in the middle of active naval base, complete with its tight security and series of security checkpoints, it means that very little tourists could visit this place. Only those that have access to the inside of naval base... More

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

need a special arrangement to ask for permission to visit

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Shanghai, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2011

During the New Order regime which ruled Indonesia for a third of a century after 1966, the main streets of Indonesian cities were named after generals and every town got its own heroes monuments and concrete bas reliefs, all erected in honour of the Indonesian military government. You can add this statue to that category. Unless you are enamored by... More

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2010

JALESVEVA JAYAMAHE means in the sea we are vicorius ... MOTTO from INDONESIA NAVY located on the northest of Surabaya (PERAK district).. This is the second tallest statue in Indonesia. Feel the breeze of the sea. See the SURAMADU BRIDGE and walk on the WARSHIP. a very unique site.. don't miss this attraction whenever visit SURABAYA

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