Kaleidoscope Of Sights In Surabaya

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Surabaya is Indonesia's largest city and capital of the province of East Java. Visitors, most of which is likely to be business travelers or tourists who are on their way to the scenic up around Mount Bromo, Surabaya, although charming and building prosperity for some love. from the Dutch colonial era, such as House of Sampoerna is a great source of food and markets, hawker stalls and are usually busy serving the most delicious Indonesian fare and fragrant.

Surabaya is also gaining quite a reputation as a golfing destination and there are many hotels in Surabaya, the golf and vacation packages. It has some world-class courses designed by renowned course designers like Jack Nicklaus. You can also be based here and is one of the hotels in Surabaya and used as a base for exploring the surrounding area.

Discover a Vibrant City

Surabaya Indonesia
Malang is a smaller city set in the mountains with some charming period houses and has a quality of timelessness. It has some nice leisurely walks and makes for a great relaxed break. There are some very comfortable hotels here. History buffs would like to visit the 8th century Shiva temple on the outskirts. A short distance from Malang and a popular locale for holidaymakers from Surabaya is the Kebun Wonasari tea estate in Lawang. It gives some respite from the relentless heat and the guided tours of the tea estates are interesting.

Beach lovers can head for Pulau Madura. You can travel to this nearby island either by ferry or by going over Indonesia’s longest bridge. Tourists can discover lovely, sun washed, beaches that Indonesia is so famous for.

For a fun day out for the whole family, take time out from sightseeing and head to Wisata Bahari Lamongan. This is like a giant amusement park with a huge crab at its entrance with cinemas, pools and water sports thrown in. You can also head for some of the nearby beaches or look for a lucky fishing spot.

Just an hour from Surabaya is historic Trowulan, the capital of Indonesia’s largest Hindu empire. Wander among its ruins and listen to the tales that echoes from its past. View the ritual bathing pool and imagine yourself as a blue-blood from a royal kingdom from long ago before you head back to the vibrant nightlife of Surabaya.