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A major port and the capital of east Java, Surabaya is the second largest city in Indonesia and now extends well beyond its old city walls.

Spice market, SurabayaThe old town is the highlight. Chinese temples, a lively Arab Quarter, an ancient mosque and a tobacco museum are all interesting ways to occupy your time here.

For the more adventurous there is a short ferry ride to Medura Island where, in the summer months, the exhilarating spectacle of bull racing occurs every weekend.

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Suggested itineraries featuring Surabaya

Our itineraries will give you suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Surabaya, and they showcase routes we know work particularly well. Treat them as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

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    Accommodation choices for Surabaya

    We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Surabaya. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.

    • Majapahit Hotel, Surabaya

      Majapahit Hotel

      First Class

      Hotel Majapahit is a classic landmark hotel full of history. Its graceful architecture, landscaped gardens, pool, spa, gym and tennis court complete the Majapahit's colonial style with modern comforts that make for a pleasant rest on a busy itinerary.