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AIESEC SURABAYA RECEPTION

BOOKLET


FACT ABOUT SURABAYA Size : 374.78 km2 (144.70 sq mi)

WELCOME TO HERO CITY. Surabaya is Indonesia's second-largest city with a population of over 2.7 million (5.6 million in the

Population : 2,765,908

metropolitan area), and the capital of the province

Climate : 31 degrees Celsius

of East Java. It is located on the northern shore of

Languages : Bahasa

eastern Java at the mouth of the Mas River and

Currency : Rupiah (Rp)

along the edge of the Madura Strait. To Indonesians, it is known as "the city of heroes"

HOW TO GET SURABAYA

due to the importance of the Battle of Surabaya in galvanizing Indonesian and international support for

Air : Juanda International Airport.

Indonesian independence during the Indonesian

Its around 20 km from downtown.

National Revolution. Surabaya features a tropical wet and dry climate,

Train : Pasar Turi Station ( Semarang

with distinct wet and dry seasons. The city's wet

Street number 3) its around 4 km from

season runs from November through June, while

Downtown. Pasar Turi Station has

the dry season covers the remaining five months,

passenger trains that travel to the

with an average high temperature of around 31

west of Surabaya such as to Jakarta

degrees Celsius and average low temperatures of around 26 degrees Celsius.

and Semarang. (executive train) Gubeng Station its around 2 km from Downtown. Gubeng station has Passenger trains that travel to south Or west like Jogjakarta or Bandung


PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION PEDICAB Pedicab

is

sort

of

cheap

multi-function

transportation mean. Because in addition to cheap pedicab can be filled up to 3 or can be loaded w/ variety of goods (particularly mothers who return from shopping market). But we must be patient when

we’re

riding

it

because

the

pedicab

transportation are not so fast.

MOTOR CYCLE Most

people

in

Surabaya

choose

to

ride

motorcycles because are increasingly practical, and as a cost-efficient alternative and not safe public transport systems.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION (BEMO) Public transportation is a mode of urban transport which refers to public transport with a predetermined route. Unlike a bus that has a place of rest stops that have been determined, the public transportation may stop to raise or drop off passengers anywhere

FACT Traffic jam usually happened in the main road of Surabaya. We are usually using left side for driving.


TRADITIONAL FOOD OF SURABAYA Our major food is Rice. We eat rice with slide dish such as chiken, fish, meat, tofu and vegetable 3 times a day. Surabaya people also like spicy food.

SOTO

RUJAK CINGUR

TAHU TEK

NASI PECEL


PLACE TO HANG OUT CINEMA XXI

You can find almost in every mall in Surabaya. Its around 25.000-50.000 depend on day you watch, in the weekend it more expensive than in weekday.

CAFE There is many cafe in Surabaya. You can try many difftent coffe in cafe. And also you can use wifi. Because every cafe in Surabaya provide wifi.

KARAOKE one of the good place ti hang out is karaoke. If you like sing, it could be your best place to hang out. And the good karaoke in Surabaya is NAV karaoke. Its around 20.000 on 2 hours.

MALL Most of Surabaya people like shopping. Of course there are many malls in Surabaya.


PLACE TO VISIT IN SURABAYA HOUSE OF SAMPOERNA House of Sampoerna (HoS) Museum offers a truly unique experience for visitors. From the story of the founding family to closely watching a real hand roll production facility and ending up with an unforgettable experience of rolling a stick of Dji Sam Soe cigarette. You can join 3,900 women in this plant, hand-rolling cigarettes using traditional equipment.

AL-AKBAR MOSQUE Be the biggest mosque in Surabaya with modern and unique architecture style; reside in south Surabaya region Pagesangan close to turnpike Surabaya-Gempol. A real Luxury mosque building and respect had become the religion centre of activities for Islam believer in Surabaya.

KENJERAN PARK Kenjeran park is pne of beach in Surabaya. In this park,they have some temple.

SURABAYA ZOO Surabaya Zoo has many animal, especially tropical animal. In this zoo you can find komodo dragon and also you can ride elephant or camel.


HYGINE 

Because of the hot temperature (27-34 Celsius degree) we usually take a bath with coldwater. Very rare of people use warm water to take a bath. It will make sense when youalready tried it and you’ll find a good reason.  Now look at the bathroom. You see the bluecan and water basin. Take the water in basin by can, and then pour the water to your body. That’s our Indonesian way to take a bath *Notes: Don’t bath inside water basin! TOILET 

Most of Indonesian use this kind of toilet, squat toilet. To clean it, the same way with the description before, pour the water to it. We don’t use toilet tissue, so bring some tissues from your country, or you can buy in supermarket in Surabaya. Don’t dispose your tissue toilet inside the toilet…throw it in the trash bin!

CLOTHES 1. If you work at company you have to use formal dress. For men should wear shirt and tie, and women should wear skirts or trousers and nice shirt. 2. If you work at NGO, usually you can use jeans trousers and shirt. T-shirt is allowed insome condition. Don’t use short pants! 3. When you visit educational institution use shirt with collar and long pants. Don’t use sleeveless and collarless shirt! (for formal situation) 4. Don’t use sexy dress (don’t show cleavages!) Most of Indonesian are Moslem and religious people. 5. No bra straps! 6. You can use short pants in : Shopping center, beach, amusement center, your room


LIVING COST Surabaya is quite an affordable city for many people to travel to and most of the prices are quite cheap. FOOD Daily food 3 x per day = 15000-30000 Rupiah Mineral water 1,5 L = 4000 Rupiah Coke 1,5 L = 9000 Rupiah Bread = 3500-10000 Rupiah Milk = 20000 Rupiah Cheese = 12000 Rupiah Tea (250 GMS) = 4000 Rupiah Sugar 1 Kg = 8000 Rupiah GOING OUT Movie ticket = 20000 Rupiah Karaoke = 30000 Rupiah/hour PERSONAL Tooth paste = 4000 Rupiah Tooth brush = 3000 Rupiah Local Shirts = 25000> Rupiah Toilet Tissue = 15000 Rupiah Soap = 1500-3000 Rupiah Liquid soap = 5000-11000 Rupiah OTHER Beer per bottle = 19000 Rupiah Public Transportation = 10000 Rupiah Room Rental per month = 500000-1000000 Rupiah (Depends on facility) Internet CafĂŠ per hour = 3000-4000 Rupiah


MONEY INDONESIAN RUPIAH (IDR) For 1 US Dollar= 9000-9900 Rupiah or 10000 Rupiah at average.


I HOPE YOU ENJOY SURABAYA AS MUCH AS THEY DID!!! Many

AIESECers

trainneers

have lived the amazing experience of discovering Surabaya, a city full of nature and the city of heroes. Surabaya’s society is waiting for you to show work and benevionce that will makeour city better. We are eager to welcome for you and make you know a

little

bit

of

famous

Indonesian

hospitaly! Impact discovery! Fall in love with Surabaya!!!


CONTACT US!!!

Anton Alem R Vice President Incoming Exchange Non-Corporate 20122013 AIESEC LC Surabaya Skype: alir_antz| Yahoo Messenger: ant_soo_hol Mobile: +62 856 552 776 10 /+62 898 382 456 5 Email: anton.rachman@aiesec.net

Amalia Shobrina N.F Service and Learning Manager ICX GCDP 2012-2013 AIESEC LC Surabaya Skype: amalia.shobrina| Yahoo Messenger: Mobile: +62 856 454 721 50 Email: amalia.shobrina@gmail.com

Email: amalia.shobrina@aiesec.net

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