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Recommended Tours to Commemorate Heroes' Day

Tourism to Commemorate Heroes' Day

Travel Recommendations to Commemorate Heroes' Day

Today, Thursday, November 10 2022, the Indonesian people again commemorate Heroes' Day. There are many ways you can commemorate this special and heroic day.

Going back to watching the film The Struggle of the Indonesian Nation is one of them. However, Travel Friends You can also choose to go for a walk so that the Patriotic Atmosphere can be felt more.

Here, Gotravela Indonesia presents a number of tourist recommendations to commemorate Heroes' Day, November 10.

Monument to commemorate Surabaya Heroes' Day

The determination of Heroes' Day on November 10 cannot be separated from the great battle that occurred in Surabaya on the same date in 1945.

At that time, fighting was fierce between Indonesian figures and society in Surabaya and foreign parties, in this case NICA who piggybacked on the Allies. Casualties were inevitable and this became the most devastating battle during the period of Defending Indonesian Independence or the Revolution.

Tourism to Commemorate Heroes' Day
Tourism to Commemorate Heroes' Day

As a commemoration of this incident, the Surabaya Heroes Monument was built. Travela buddy Those who happen to be in the City of Perak can come for a tour to commemorate Heroes' Day.  

The monument in Contong Square is 41,15 meters high, which when converted is equivalent to 45 yards. This number symbolizes the year Indonesia became independent.

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General Sudirman Monument

From Surabaya, tourism to commemorate Heroes' Day then shifts to the west. This time it is at the General Sudirman Monument in Pacitan. As the name suggests, the monument in Sobo Hamlet, Pakis Baru Village, Nawangan District, Pacitan features a statue of General Sudirman as the 'main figure'.

This monument also stands in the village which was previously used as a market for General Sudirman and his troops when they fought against the early days of Independence, namely 1 April – 7 July 1949. In this place, Travela buddy You can see the statue of General Sudirman rising 8 meters high.

Apart from seeing the statue, Travela buddy You can also visit a house that used to be the headquarters of the Great General and his troops. The house is located about 4 km from the General Sudirman Monument to Commemorate Heroes' Day.

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Monument to the Birthplace of General Sudirman

From East Java, the Heroes' Day commemoration tour moves to the Purbalingga area, Central Java. If in Pacitan there is a monument to General Sudirman, in Purbalingga Regency there is a monument where the General was born.

As the name suggests, the monument in Bantarbarang Village, Rembang District, Purbalingga Regency, has a diorama that tells the story of the Five Star General's life journey until the death of the Five Star General.

So, those are some tourist options to commemorate Heroes' Day, November 10. is Travela buddy Have been to all three or one of these places.

Or, instead Travela buddy Do you have any recommendations for other tourist attractions to commemorate this day full of nationalism values ​​around your place of residence? If so, don't hesitate to share with Gotravela Indonesia. (y)


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