Best Time To Visit Surabaya
The peak travel months to Surabaya are during the months of May, June, July.
Surabaya is on the island of Java. It mixes modern skyscrapers with canals and buildings from its Dutch colonial past. It has a thriving Chinatown and an Arab Quarter whose Ampel Mosque dates to the 15th century.
The waterside Kapal Selam monument displays a Soviet-made submarine once used by the Indonesian navy. At the House of Sampoerna cigarette factory and museum, workers hand-roll high-end clove cigarettes. The city’s shopping options range from glitzy, multilevel shopping malls to overflowing, chaotic bazaars. On the city’s outskirts, the enormous Al-Akbar Mosque offers an elevator ride to the top of a minaret with panoramic views.