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Four Things to do in Surabaya with Kids – Great Fun for Kids

Surabaya, located in the north east of Java along the Madura Straits is the second largest city in Indonesia and is regarded as a good – to-get -away place by tourists and locals. For people looking for a Serviced Residence in Surabaya with all modern conveniences, easy travel, entertainment, good cuisine the Somerset Surabaya Hotel and Serviced Residence would suit very well.

Visiting Surabaya with kids? Don’t worry – there are several interesting things to do which will not only provide e infotainment for the kids but for adults as well.

The Submarine Museum
Monument Kapal Selam (Monkasel) is a Submarine Museum located close to Surabaya’s Centre on the banks of the Kalismas River. It is home to the KRI Pasopati – a submarine formerly owned by the Russians and then bought by the Indonesian Navy in 1962, utilized and retired. It was used in the campaign to oust the Dutch from irian Jaya. The submarine is in good condition and is 76 meters large. There is also a small film and a documentary film regarding the history of the museum.

The Surabaya Zoo
The Surabaya Zoo boasts of many species and has animal shows where you can see bears riding bikes and pelicans dancing. Birds can be fed with Peanuts bought at the entrance to the zoo. Camel carriage rides are available as well as horse rides. A food court provides adequate and varied food.

The G Walk
The G Walk is a street full of food stalls and bazaars and has a very lively atmosphere. Good food can be found and the street is lively especially at night and has a nice ambience.

The House of Sampoerna and the Heritage Track
The House of Sampoerna is an old Dutch Building now converted into a cigarette factory with a museum attached. The museum showcases Sampoerna’s history. From the upper floor you can watch the cigarettes being manufactured on the factory floor below. From here you can take the Surabaya Heritage Track Tour – a free tour around old Surabaya.

Auburn Silver is a travel writer who has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world. Google+

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