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Iconic place

Iconic place with sidewalk along the river. Good place to have a walk in the evening and taking... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
Siripon K
Chicago, Illinois
Suro and Boyo

Surabaya Monument is in front of Surabaya Zoo. Become one of the interesting places to take... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
Surabaya, Indonesia
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Reviewed 19 January 2019

The Emblem of Surabaya city. Fighting shark and crocodile is the emblem of Surabaya city, located near the entrance to Kebun Raya Surabaya (Surabaya city zoo). It's derived from local folk etymology, sura or suro (shark) and baya or boyo (crocodile), they fought each other...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank YusufKS
Reviewed 24 November 2018

Surabaya got its name from a local folklore which tells of the vicious battle between Sura (white shark) and Baya (a crocodile) for the supremacy of the animal kingdom. This beautiful monument depicts this battle. The garden encompassing this monument is very beautiful with its...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ben919191
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Just 15 mins ride from Tunjungan Plaza, this monument is located next to a river and just nearby Monkasel (by bike or car). I was told by locals that this place has colourful lights at night but I only visited during the day so I’m...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank chekudin
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful trip with friends here this trip even though Surabaya was just a transit for us, the people and attractions were simply awesome.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank brajan
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Iconic place with sidewalk along the river. Good place to have a walk in the evening and taking photos.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Siripon K
Reviewed 15 September 2018

History of how the name Surabaya came about relived in this monument. Suro means shark and boyo means crocodile. Eternal battle between shark and crocodile, good vs bad. Amazing stuff

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AbdulRahman123456789
Reviewed 4 August 2018

This monument is situated not far from the main entrance of the zoo. It is surrounded by nice gardens and great to photograph. Deserves a 10 minute stop in your schedule.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank SoloOver50Traveler
Reviewed 21 June 2018

one of the surabaya icon is the suro-boyo statue so if you visit surabaya must be come to this place.the location in front of surabaya zoo garden

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Hendkur
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Surabaya Monument is in front of Surabaya Zoo. Become one of the interesting places to take pictures with family and friends. This monument describes the city of Surabaya itself, where "Suro" means fish, and "boyo" means crocodile. A description of Suroboyo's courage and toughness.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Luthfiyah
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Most first visitors may wonder how Surabaya city got its name. Though no one could miss sighting the crocodile and shark monument, the mystery of Surabaya will remain if one had not take time to stop-by and visit. Best time would be in the morning...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank AlexSayok1
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