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Surabaya is the business and industry center in East of Indonesia. With a wide array of tourism and historical sites, the City of Heroes can be a favorite destination for tourists. Even the culinary is no exception. Surabaya is one of the best choices for culinary tours in Java Island. Traveling from Malang, you can get to Surabaya easily and more conveniently by train. It takes only 2 hours, and the fare is quite affordable—from IDR 35.000 to IDR 60.000 per person. The train leaves from Malang Kota Baru Station to Surabaya Gubeng Station, and the ticket can be booked online.
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Commonly known as Kota Baru Station among locals, Malang Station is located on 10 Trunojoyo Street, Klojen, Malang, East Java 65111, right in front of Trunojoyo Educational Park. As there are so many public transportations, the station is easily accessible from any directions. The station is even more compelling with its underground tunnel, which is the only one in Indonesia. The tunnel was built with concrete material and able to endure a bomb explosion or poisonous gas. In the past, the tunnel used to connect platforms, as well as a fortress to hide from air attacks during World War II.
Also known as Gubeng Station, the building is located on Gubeng Station Street, Pacar Keling, Tambaksaru, Surabaya, East Java 60272. Sitting in the heart of Surabaya, the station is easily accessible with any public transportations. For the convenience of customers, the biggest station in Surabaya and East Java uses check-in system, boarding pass, and schedule information screen, just like in an airport. Besides, Gubeng Station also has a unique arrival bell—an instrumental version of 'Surabaya Oh Surabaya' song is played every time a train arrives.
Surabaya offers many diverse tourist destinations. Known as the City of Heroes, its historical sites depicting the story of Indonesian long battle become the main attractions. In another hand, as a metropolitan city, Surabaya also offers shopping and business centers.
Tugu Pahlawan or the Monument of Hero is the icon the city. The 41-meters monument stands at Condong Lawn Square, in the middle of Surabaya on Pahlawan Street. It is also adjacent to East Java City Hall office. The lower part of the monument is an underground museum, hidden 7-meter deep. This museum has a collection of dioramas depicting the battle of Arek Suroboyo (Surabaya People).
The open field is one of Surabaya latest achievements in the tourism sector. In 900 meters area, Bungkul Park sits on Raya Darmo Street, in the middle of Surabaya. It was launched in March of 2007 and has undergone several improvements since. With sideways for bikers, skateboard track, jogging track, art performance stage, playground, green area with fountains, Wi-Fi zone, and culinary spots, Bungkul Park was named the South-East Asia's Best Park in 2013.
Tunjungan Plaza is the biggest modern shopping center in East Indonesia, as it integrates four different shopping centers. The icon of the modern East Java is also a historical site since it is the first plaza in Surabaya.