The Old Town area of Surabaya is where most of the historical and impressive landmarks of the city can be found. Most of these structures exhibit the period of Dutch architecture with evident Chinese and Arabic influences. Despite many of these buildings and landmarks being in poor conditions, this part of Surabaya is still incredibly appealing.
The first settlement in Surabaya started at its northernmost regions where the port of the city is still located. Many of the landmarks and monuments found in the old city area are of great importance to the city of Surabaya. Some of these include the following: