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Good monument

A good place for a short visit. Located in the city within a walking distance, you can add this... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Siripon K
Chicago, Illinois
Vintage Russian Submarine!

Submarine Monument or Monkasel, is a submarine museum located in the city of Surabaya. Located in... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A good place for a short visit. Located in the city within a walking distance, you can add this place to your city site attraction.

Thank Siripon K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This huge 60’s Russian submarine offers you a small insight on what life on a submarine might be. You can walk through then entire submarine and climb into the torpedo tubes if that’s your thing. Unfortunately the attraction does not offer much more, as information...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is an old and used submarine by Indonesia army which was bought Russia. For those never see an actual submarine, inside and out, good to know !

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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

For 15000 rph (80p) you can see an old Whiskey Class cold war sub up close. It's an excellent diversion for 30 mins or so.

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Submarine Monument or Monkasel, is a submarine museum located in the city of Surabaya. Located in the center of town, this monument is actually a Russian submarine which was part of one of the Indonesian Navy fleet in 1952. It was our first ever visit...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2018

Spent about 15ins in the submarine. It would be helpful if you have a guide who's familiar or is abe to explain the various parts of the submarine.

Thank tulipkiss
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Nothing much to see actually except you have a chance to enter this vintage Russian submarine once used by TNI. If you a claustrophobic not a good place to do and the belly is small with some doors not fit for big fella. Overall if...More

Thank Rosli65
Reviewed 2 July 2018

My husband and I really enjoyed looking around here, we were also happy to find out that most of the information was also written in English so we could also enjoy it.

Thank mbetowler
Reviewed 25 June 2018

A unique tourist attraction and the first and probably last time I will get the chance to walk inside a submarine. Elevated in a paved area in the city. Tricky to get parking if in a car but parking is cheap at under a dollar....More

Thank SoloOver50Traveler
Reviewed 14 June 2018

The submarine is truly awesome, but there is no signage introducing or explaining the functions of the interior. You just walk from one end to the other end in 5min without being engaged in the history of this machine which has seen combat. I think...More

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Response from Bobby P | Reviewed this property |
I'm from states as well but spend usually 2 weeks at a time there to see my wife. talk to guides in area about 8 hr. siteseeing tour. war museum is great trip as well. Mt Bromo as well but that is several days long.