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Travel Recommendations to Commemorate Heroes' Day

Tourism to Commemorate Heroes' Day

Travel Recommendations to Commemorate Heroes' Day

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

Going back to watching films about the struggle of the Indonesian people is one of them. However, Travel Friends You can also choose to take a walk to make the patriotic atmosphere more pronounced.

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

Monument to commemorate Surabaya Heroes' Day

The determination of Hero's Day on November 10 is inseparable from the great battle events 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 fell inevitably and this became the most devastating battle during the defense of Indonesian independence or the Revolution.

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

As a commemoration of this event, the Surabaya Heroes Monument was built. Travela buddy If you happen to be in the City of Perak, you 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 represents the year Indonesia became independent.

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 displays 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 can also visit a house that used to be the headquarters of the great general with his troops. The location of the house is about 4 km from the General Sudirman Monument.

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Monument to the Birthplace of General Sudirman

From East Java, tourism to commemorate Heroes' Day moves to the Purbalingga area, Central Java. If in Pacitan there is a monument to General Sudirman, in Purbalingga district 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, here are some travel options to Commemorate Heroes' Day on November 10. is Travela buddy have visited 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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