Surabaya is the second-largest city in Indonesia, making it a riot of color, business, and history. The Battle of Surabaya for independence in Indonesia began here, making the city very important to locals — while visitors come and go. Discover signs of the independence all over, such as statues in the “City of Heroes.” Discover Chinese and Arabic culture also in the very centre of the city. Eat fantastic food and enjoy the tropical weather!
The House of Sampoerna is an incredible attraction in Surabaya. Strangely, it’s a cigarette manufacturer with a factory and museum that just so happens to be in a beautiful building. With exhibits on Surabaya’s history, as well as European trinkets, the museum has some surprising gems. The tour, from half an hour to an hour, is in English and is incredibly well executed. The historic Arab quarter has winding streets that lead up to a historic mosque, and is often visited in a pilgrimage-like fashion. The quarter is often called the Ampel or the Kampung Arab, and has streets of Arabic architecture to admire. The mosque is vast, and is definitely a sight to see. Chinatown in Surabaya is one of the biggest of its kind in Indonesia. With historic buildings and locals pulling carts to the Pasar Pabean market, the thin streets are beautiful in their own way. The market has an expansive array of goods for you to explore.
You have to take a flight to get to Bali, however the flight is under an hour. Most people go through Surabaya so that they can head towards beautiful Bali — an extremely popular tourist destination. While in Bali, visit the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary to meet Balinese macaques among three holy temples. One of the oldest ancient monuments in Bali is Gunung Kawi, with shrines cut into an awe-inspiring rock. With streams and fountains around the monuments and temples, discover real serenity.
Tripping has hundreds of rentals for you to browse through while you plan your trip to Surabaya. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing hotel with a pool, or a chic apartment in the city — Tripping has you covered. Find a pad to crash at while you explore the city, or while you’re in town on business.
Fly into Juanda Airport, which has frequent flights to Jakarta as well as Bali. When getting around Surabaya, it’s cheaper to rent a car with a driver than to repeatedly take taxis — some of which aren’t known to be reliable. The Airport Bus service by DAMRI can get you to other cities, however won’t get you right into the city. Make sure to be careful crossing the massive highways in the centre of the city!
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The average price of a nightly rental in Surabaya is $29 while the average price of a weekly rental is $141. For those looking for more than a short term rental such as corporate rentals, extended stays or long term rentals, the average monthly price of a Surabaya home is $480.
Wondering if you can bring your dog or cat along with you? There are 8 pet-friendly vacation rentals available in Surabaya. In addition to accommodating pets, Surabaya rentals offer a variety of amenities. In particular, 429 rentals have Internet and WiFi, 349 have TV and/or cable and 294 have a pool or hot tub.Search properties from 8 vacation rental sites in Surabaya where the top providers in that area are Agoda, Booking.com, and HRS Holidays. There are 506 Agoda rentals, 287 Booking.com short term rentals and 36 HRS Holidays vacation rentals.