Common descriptionSurabaya is a port city on the Indonesian island of Java. A vibrant, sprawling metropolis, it mixes modern skyscrapers with canals and buildings from its Dutch colonial past. It has a thriving Chinatown and an Arab Quarter whose Ampel Mosque dates to the 15th century. At the House of Sampoerna cigarette factory and museum, visitors can watch workers hand-roll high-end clove cigarettes.
Local time: Tuesday 8:27 AM
Weather: 80°F (27°C), Wind SW at 1 mph (2 km/h), 71% Humidity
Population: 2.765 million (2010) UNdata
Hotels: 3-star averaging $30, 5-star averaging $80.
Province: East Java