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Grahadi, A Historic Building

Grahadi State Building is located in the heart of Surabaya, close to Tunjungan Plaza or Plaza... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
Luthfiyah
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Surabaya, Indonesia
Good sightseeing spot

Since I was there on Saturday, the side road of the building was closed for car-free-day. Thus I... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2017
Inge S
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Jun 1, 2018
“Grahadi, A Historic Building”
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“old house architecture”
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

Grahadi State Building is located in the heart of Surabaya, close to Tunjungan Plaza or Plaza Surabaya. It is one of the historic buildings in Surabaya. As a Dutch heritage, the condition of this building is still very good and majestic, because it is always...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

symbol of surabaya,,,, very old architecture building at surabaya city. very full of moment here... very artistic place

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

Since I was there on Saturday, the side road of the building was closed for car-free-day. Thus I did not enter the site. But I did took pictures in front of the building, between the large words of BALAI KOTA. Was a good spot.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Inge S
Reviewed 25 March 2016

grahadi is an office where the province government take place. grahadi was the "gubernur" official office.

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank alansW3994OH
Reviewed 23 October 2015

This beautifully building (at least from the outside) is really synonymous with Indonesia, developing but maintaining heritage. You enter the building itself but the grounds are well kept and does have some photogenic opportunities.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank AlwynYap
Reviewed 27 April 2015

if you an architech then you must go see this building while you are in Surabaya. Great architecture, and now it is a government office.

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank Fransis N
Reviewed 30 January 2015

The name 'Grahadi' is derived fromn the Sanskrit word meaning 'house' while Adi means 'distinguished'. Thus Grahadi means 'distinguished house'. it was built sometime in 1795. The architecture is from the Dutch colonial times. There is a very vast garden around the building with palm...More

Date of experience: January 2015
3  Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Grahadi State Building is a building constructed in 1795 during the reign of Residan Dirk Van Hogendorps (1794-1798). Currently, the function of this building is designated as the official residence of the Governor of East Java. Grahadi State Building located in the heart of Surabaya,...More

Date of experience: October 2014
5  Thank Budakesunyian88
Reviewed 23 August 2013

Great architecture. Now the building was used for the governor's office. You can take pictures from across the street.

Date of experience: November 2012
2  Thank Totosp
Reviewed 1 February 2013

In police birthday it's used for bazaar and a police cruiser are showed (oftenly harley davidson police convoy) weapon used cop are showed too. In 2010 it's have technology event and health even, my sister has won best application design. Mins this Place : A...More

1  Thank Nabil_SurabayaTeen
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