Suro and Boyo Statue Monument: Location, History, Latest Info
The statues of Suro and Boyo are known as symbols of the city of Surabaya. This icon has a fascinating history and story behind it.
3 Jun 2022 · By Ayurizka Purwadhania

Surabaya is one of the most iconic cities in Indonesia. This is marked by the landmark of the Shark and Crocodile statue that symbolizes this one city. Talking about the crossroads of the Suro and Boyo statues, it turns out that there are various interesting stories and history to know.

Curious about the story behind the Suro and Boyo statues? Check out the full explanation below!

History

Suro and Boyo Statue / Getlostid
Suro and Boyo Statue / Getlostid

The statues of Suro and Boyo are known as symbols of the city of Surabaya. This icon turns out to have a very interesting history and story behind it. Did you know that the word "Surabaya" itself has the meaning of safe from danger, because the word "Suro" means safe and "Boyo" means danger.

It doesn't stop there, there is a legend that has developed in Indonesia about the Suro and Boyo statues, namely about the fight between sharks and crocodiles, often fighting, fighting fiercely, but there is no winner because both are equally strong. Until finally there was betrayal because the crocodile tried to bite the shark's tail but to no avail.

Location

The Suro and Boyo Statue Monument seen from the street /
The Suro and Boyo Statue Monument seen from the street / Muhammad Alifian Winata

The location of Suro and Boyo Statue Monuments is located on Jalan Diponegoro Street No.1-B, Darmo, Wonokromo, Surabaya City. The site of this statue is at the intersection in the middle of the city of Surabaya.

Latest Info

For those of you who are planning to visit the Suro and Boyo Statue Monuments, there is some information that you must know!

You can come directly to the Suro and Boyo Statue Monuments location using a private vehicle.

  • For those of you who want to take selfies in front of the Suro and Boyo Statue Monuments, you don't need to worry because there is no entrance fee at this place.

That's complete information about the Suro and Boyo Statue Monuments that you can learn before traveling directly there.

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