Surabaya & East Java Photo Gallery

Surabaya is often overlooked by tourists who fly in and venture out to historic Malang or spectacular Bromo. Alternatively, they may base themselves here, which has a large selection of hotels, while day tripping out of town. There are some interesting sights for a full day of exploration, and the plenty of Grab cars to help you get around this city in an enjoyable way.

Surabaya Part 1
Tunjungan Plaza
Hotel Majapahit
Governor's residence
Monumen Kapal Selam
Cheng Hoo Mosque

Surabaya Part 2
Heroes Monument
Colonial Architecture
House of Sampoerna
Red Bridge / Jembatan Merah

Surabaya Part 3
Pasar Ikan Pabean
Arab Quarter

Malang is a good base to escape from Surabaya's hustle and bustle as well as to explore the Bromo region. The Dutch came here in the late 19th century for coffee, and the colonial legacy remains today in the form of wide boulevards and grand buildings.

Malang Part 1
Hotel Tugu Malang

Malang Part 2
Kampung Tridi
Kampung Biru Arema

Malang Part 3
Pasar Besar

There are many natural attractions worth visiting as well, from Bromo, an active volcano, to spectacular waterfalls. The adventurous can even spend a night in the mountains and hike to their hearts' content.

An Outing to Bromo

Madakaripura Waterfall