The Java Island makes up one of the most popular tourist destinations in Indonesia. The long stretches of beautiful white sandy beaches combined with the scenic beauty created by the sun, sea and swaying palm trees makes this city a tropical paradise one would definitely come to fall in love with.
In addition to the most fantastic beaches and all the fun that comes with it, this island has a plethora of its very own attractions. The Bromo – Tengger- Semeru National Park is one such spot, mainly a volcanic site, this park is recognized as a world heritage site and is marked with a number of lofty mountains that has active volcanoes. Another interesting historic monument is the Tugu Pahlawan that translates to Heroes Monument and interestingly points to the direction of the moon.
A land mark of Java, this monument comes to life in the month of November, when the fallen heroes of the nation are commemorated on the national Heroes Day. There is also an interesting major business district called the Jalan Kembang Jepun which nestles the largest Chinese quarter of Surabaya. Plenty of little inns and popular food outlets dot this region and is definitely worth checking out. Explore a little further to find Hok An Kiong Temple, the famous Red Bridge across Kali Mas Canal and a couple of traditional old buildings, all available in close proximity.
The Java Island has a beautiful relaxing feel and a pleasant atmosphere. Explore this peaceful city by visiting popular tourist attractions that include the Ronggowarsito Museum, Monkasel, Jalan Kembang Jepun, Simpang Lima, Jalan Kapasan and many others. If you are confused with all the names, there are plenty of tour guides and travel assistants to give you a well covered tour of the city ensuring you visit the best of the parks, monuments, monasteries and architectural sites.