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This monument is a war memorial that remembers the war of Nov 10, 1945 (celebrated as Hero’s day in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
rajiv1951
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New Delhi, India
Tugu Pahlawan

Telling the story about the Indepence and Indonesia, and also telling the riots happen in Surabaya... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
asooi
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Penang, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This monument is a war memorial that remembers the war of Nov 10, 1945 (celebrated as Hero’s day in Indonesia) between the English forces and Indonesian nationalists freedom fighters. About 6000 Indonesians died in this war and the event symbolizes the crumbling down of the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

I visited this attraction on early Sunday morning around 730am and it was congested with locals jogged, played badminton or had some traditional games with their friends and family. I would say this place is a great avenue for locals to bond with other locals...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank chekudin
Reviewed 6 September 2018

If you’re a history buff, you can’t miss this place. Both English and Bahasa items. The highlight for me was the museum inside the grounds, which included numerous historical artifacts, including the actual letter by British commanders to Surabayan resisters. Be sure to watch the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is the Hero's Monument which is located inside a beautiful park. There are several other monuments within the park and also a museum which is worth a visit. I thoroughly enjoyed it .

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tom and Pat C
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Telling the story about the Indepence and Indonesia, and also telling the riots happen in Surabaya after indepence.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank asooi
Reviewed 24 August 2018

This is very good location to understand the history the independence of Indonesia. How they fight against the colonies after independence too..

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank As O
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Nice alternating illuminating colors on the monument . Good pictures turn out with the background if taken from across the field.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank NoritaMohdNoh
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Heroic Monument or "Tugu Pahlawan" is located at Jalan Tembaan. This hero monument was built in honor of Surabaya's dead soldiers during a major battle against the allied NICA crippled army, and who wanted to occupy Surabaya on November 10th, 1945. The hero's monument is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Monument is dedicated to all the freedom fighters who lost their live protecting the country from the foreign aggressors. Underground museum is a must see attraction. They have a guided tour where the guide will explain to you about the history of the war in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ragsmenon
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Its my free day at surabaya and I random visit a place by searching trip advisor. I went to this monument in the evening. This place is good for understand more about freedom struggle of indonesia. Calm,Great,Beautiful are my definition for this place. If you...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Inging P
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