A testament to the battle of Surabaya that occurred on November 10, 1945, Jembatan Merah witnessed some of the most savage fighting in the region. The bridge was formerly under Dutch colonization, and it is here that local soldiers fought off the Dutch. Today the red structure carries an important legacy and stands as a symbol of independence for the people of Surabaya. Located in a commercial area, it connects the financial sector to residential areas. While in the area, consider exploring other Dutch heritage sites nearby, as well as some small and inexpensive shopping stalls. Plan trip to Surabaya with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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Surabaya historical landmark is a bridge named Red, Jembatan Merah. Just an ordinary old bridge with red painted railings for tourists who visited there, but to me, a native of Surabaya, once was my..... more »
Just an old bridge...Which is still being used today. Historically it dates back to the Dutch colonisation period. Nothing great but if you in the plaza nearby, worth a short walk to see it and... more »
Such a nice view around
The bridge that has been apart of independence war against Dutch & Japan colonial. Then it should be part of historical place in Surabaya. In fact, this bridge is still used as well as an ordinary one. It located nearby the Surabaya Port & the Chinatown.
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